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Construction Contractors Remain Confident in August, Says ABC

Construction Contractors Remain Confident in August, Says ABC

Posted: October 24, 2019 | Tradewinds

U.S. construction industry leaders remained confident in August 2019, according to the Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Builders and Contractors.

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New Home Sales Remain Stable in September

New Home Sales Remain Stable in September

Posted: October 24, 2019 | Tradewinds

Sales of newly built, single-family homes decreased 0.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 701,000 units in September off a downwardly revised reading in August, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Sustainability director leads the way to AIA 2030 Commitment and water conservation efforts at Dallas architecture firm

Sustainability director leads the way to AIA 2030 Commitment and water conservation efforts at Dallas architecture firm

Posted: October 24, 2019 | Tradewinds

The building and construction sectors are noted as being the largest, single consumer of energy and producer of greenhouse gas emissions. Currently, these industries are responsible for approximately 39% of all carbon emissions around the world.

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Passive House at Cornell Tech Roosevelt Island, New York

Passive House at Cornell Tech Roosevelt Island, New York

Posted: October 22, 2019 | Tradewinds

As the tallest passive-house building in the world, The House at Cornell Tech has earned international attention for its innovative, high-performance building envelope. 

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ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in August

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in August

Posted: October 22, 2019 | Tradewinds

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator climbed to nine months in August 2019, up 0.5 months or 5.4% from July 2019, when CBI stood at 8.5 months.

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