Concrete is one of the most widely utilized building materials in the world. You'll find it in home foundations, driveways and roads. Unfortunately, it also has characteristics that make it harmful to the environment. These negative aspects are associated
The new tax bill will have both positive and negative effects on the Construction industry. The obvious is the reduction of the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21%. The AIA claims to have influenced the negotiations around the bill
EA – Energy and Atmosphere EA 1: Optimize Energy Performance – Maximum 19 Points The project can be awarded up to 19 points for total energy savings, determined by whole building energy modeling according to ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2004, Appendix G.
In 2007, the National Association of Homebuilders and the International Code Council partnered to establish the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard. Certified by the American National Standards Institute, this comprehensive green building program covers single-family homes, multifamily homes, residential
Structural Insulated Panels Course for Contractors, Developers, Builders, Architects and other construction professionals, a useful tool for starting to build SIP Projects. To get a jump on the competition, start with the (former AIA-accredited) structural insulated panels course "The
Robert L. ("Ben") Brungraber, Ph.D., P.E. The recent spate of hurricanes coursing across Florida and other long-suffering states and islands, has – once again - heightened public interest in various structural systems, particularly in regard to storm loading resistance. This