In March Producer Prices, Energy Rise
Softwood lumber increases 2.8% in the monthly index.
A Lumber Exec Learns to Lead by Listening
Kevin Hancock, chief executive of a lumber company in Maine, found his life...
Framing Lumber Prices Down 15% Year-Over-year
Drop likely due to an increase in supply and less demand from China.
New System Solves Masonry's Moisture Problems
A new drainage and metal lath system provides a cost-effective drainage solution...
Act Now to Avoid More Poison Pipe Incidents
Millions of lead pipes still carry water to U.S. cities. Blogger Chris Sellers...
New Drywall Product Keeps Noise Levels Down
CertainTeed's easy-to-install product helps combat a common nuisance for builders...
Framing Lumber Prices are Down
In 2015, lumber prices were significantly down year-over-year—even with the pickup...
This Re-engineered Brick Keeps Buildings Cool
This clay brick from a pair of Colombian architects shows that material innovation...
Three Ways Insulation is Evolving
Energy codes, material enhancements, and a systems approach to the building envelope are helping drive the market.
Prices for Softwood, OSB Rise While Gypsum Slides
The NAHB's Robert Denk dives into the latest Producer Price Indexes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which showed prices for wood products rising in June.