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The New Normal for Schools

The New Normal for Schools

Posted: September 4, 2020 | Tradewinds

Mark A Sullivan, is an architect and partner with integrated design firm JZA+D, Princeton, New Jersey. They are one of the firms working to make actionable plans — both in modifying their buildings and reviving “deep-cleaning protocols” not widely used since antibiotics came into common use in the 1950s and 1960s. The world seemed to take cleanliness for granted after the advent of antibiotics, but no more.
 

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Again in July, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Again in July, Says ABC

Posted: September 4, 2020 | Tradewinds

National nonresidential construction spending fell 1.2% in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, spending totaled $809.1 billion for the month.

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A Suburban Shift for Home Building

A Suburban Shift for Home Building

Posted: September 4, 2020 | Tradewinds

Evidence of a suburban shift for consumer home buying preferences as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can be found in the second quarter National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI).

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Garland Provides D7™ Disinfectant as Part of Missouri School’s Reopening Plan

Garland Provides D7™ Disinfectant as Part of Missouri School’s Reopening Plan

Posted: September 4, 2020 | Tradewinds

The Dunklin R-5 School district in Herculaneum, Mo. is among hundreds of thousands of school districts across the country working diligently to provide a safe environment for students, teachers and staff to return to this fall. The district serves about 1,500 K-12 students and is welcoming back about 70% of its population for in-person classes. The remaining 30% opted for virtual learning.

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COVID-19 has Caused Significant Construction Project Delays and Cancellations, Yet Demand for Skilled Labor is High, New Survey Finds

COVID-19 has Caused Significant Construction Project Delays and Cancellations, Yet Demand for Skilled Labor is High, New Survey Finds

Posted: September 4, 2020 | Tradewinds

Sixty Percent of Firms Report Future Projects Have Been Canceled or Delayed, But 52 Percent of Firms Struggle to Find Craft Workers Amid Worker Fears of COVID and Unemployment Supplement

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