Total construction spending increased 0.5 percent in May to $875 billion, up 5.4 percent from May 2012, as residential and public construction growth overbalanced a decline in private nonresidential building.
With housing starts rising through 2013 and into 2014, the Engineered Wood Association predicts growth in structural panels, I-joists, glulam, and LVL.
LEED v4, the latest version of U.S. Green Building Council's green building rating system, will go into effect this fall. The oft-revised and much debated version has been approved by 86 percent of the USGBC membership.
Register today for the NBMDA Annual Convention, which is jointly held with the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) and scheduled for Nov. 12-14 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel in Chicago. manufacturers, distributors and serv
If you're a manufacturer looking to do business and enhance your relationships with wholesale distributors, or if you're a service provider that sells products and services used by distributors, you will benefit from securing a booth at the 2013 NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention.