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The New Advantages of Tin-plated Roofing

In addition to lasting 40 or more years depending on the material, metal roofing is significantly lighter in weight than standard tiles, 100 percent recyclable, and will not spark or flame during fires or if hit by lightning. 

For Sustainable, Renewable Construction Materials: The Future Is CLT

Cross laminated timber is gaining recognition, and it won’t be long before this product is accepted as a common building material that delivers great results.

Achieve a Well-oiled Machine With Modern Materials Management

Construction projects are often compared to manufacturing assembly line operations—insomuch that they are nothing alike. The typical construction project has so many moving pieces being assembled in unique ways and in varied locations, making no two projects exactly the same.

Delivering Efficient Thermal Control of Concrete Curing

Benefits delivered by hydronic heating range from ensuring durability and crack-free surfaces to avoiding shrinkage and spallingin severe weather conditions. Contractors have a very efficient way to resolve their job-specific curing requirements when partnered with engineers that can provide hydronic heating expertise. 

Polyurea Fills the Need for Fast Turnaround, Durable Concrete Control Joints

From warehouses to retail and grocery stores, polyurea is outperforming traditional epoxy, silicone and polyurethane materials to fill and seal concrete slab control joints.

What Type of Roof Matches Your Climate?

Whether a contractor’s clients are in the mountains with lots of snow or in a dry and warmer climate, their roofing material needs to protect them and their assets from harsh weather. Different climates call for different roofing materials and roofing solutions.

Materials Specification: An Overlooked Safety Measure

Mass timber systems allow for safe construction sites for several reasons: the ability to prefabricate large panels offsite, leading to reduced construction duration and easier erection; an installation that does not require the use of a ladder; and the “dry process,” which allows construction to move forward during poor weather. 

Global Gypsum Market to Reach $3.8 Billion in Next Decade

The gypsum market, which is currently valued at $1.49 billion, is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 9.9 percent to reach nearly $2.4 billion by 2018 and $3.8 billion by 2026

Materials Prices Increasing in 2015

As the economy improves and housing starts increase, prices for construction materials and services are on the rise, especially for steel and lumber-based products. 

Softwood Lumber: A Classic Resource Redefining Sustainable Building

There is a need for new and creative sustainable construction materials, and technological developments have helped modified lumber emerge as a smart and sustainable choice.

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