The International Code Council (ICC) has challenged the building industry to adopt the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
Lot sizes are always getting smaller. Over the last decade alone, the national average lot size for a new family home build has dropped by nearly 2,000 square feet from 10,500 square-feet in 2010 to 8,700 square feet in 2020. While lots have been getting smaller, homes have been getting bigger—growing from an average of …
THE NAHB celebrated first home built entirely by women during the Utah Valley Home Builder’s Association Annual Parade of Homes event.
A pilot program shows that construction jobsite flexitime may actually improve job satisfaction.
Is everyone sitting around waiting because you ran out of nails? When employees leave the jobsite to pick up materials, you have a double loss with transport costs and time. Studies show that these costs can take up as much as 2-4% of the project’s profits for most small to medium construction companies. But with a better system and planning, you can vastly reduce lumberyard runs and improve your efficiency and your bottom line
The International Code Council has taken input from all interested parties to create International Codes (I-Codes) that meet the needs of all the stakeholders.
We all know that proper preparation makes the job go faster, but with labor shortages many contractors may be tempted to take shortcuts. When you don’t take the time to properly protect homes during renos, you run the risk of damaging existing features or contaminating the living space which may result in expensive cleanups. Controlling …