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Construction Employment in March Trails 2020 Mark in 35 States

According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of government employment data released, construction employment in March remained below March 2020 levels in 35 states despite a sizzling homebuilding market and a strong recovery from severe … Continue reading

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ASTM Committee Proposes New Standard for Water-Resistive Barriers and Air Barriers

A proposed ASTM International standard is in the works to help engineers better understand how various climates affect water vapor transmission of water-resistant barriers and air barriers (WRB/AB) in building envelopes. ASTM’s EO6 Performance of Buildings Committee is developing the … Continue reading

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Novel Window Designs Aim for More Than Just Efficiency

As manufacturers work to deploy better versions of double and triple-pane insulating glass, outside researchers are developing novel ideas for windows that go beyond additional lites, gas fills and coatings. In February, Dave Cooper, a consultant for the insulating glass … Continue reading

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NFRC Looks to Fill Additional Seat on ANS Committee for Fenestration Issues

Due to the interest the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) received earlier this year for seats on its American National Standards (ANS) Committee, the organization is opening an additional general interest user position on the committee. As an American National … Continue reading

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Code Council Opens Applications for its IECC Development Committees

The International Code Council (ICC) has issued a call for committees to work on the development of its 2024 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Under the ICC’s new framework, the IECC will be developed by the combined efforts of a … Continue reading

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