The following is a guest post by Brick Hunter. As the topic of global warming remains in daily discussions, the construction industry is always trying to find ways to make buildings more eco-friendly. Home insulation can help your home retain heat, which is better for the environment and your yearly
After the financial crisis, many college graduates moved back in with their parents and unemployed and underemployed relatives were forced to bunk with their family members. As the economy seemingly recovers, analysts wonder what will happen when this population starts looking for a place to live. A report by Dr.
Nearly 4 years ago the price of copper was at it’s peak. Today, it’s price is down 40%. Declining revenues are forcing many copper companies to implement layoffs. The story of the Ray Mine [http://www.npr.org/2015/03/11/392092879/with-prices-down-and-layoffs-up-copper-industry-still-looks-to-grow] near Kearny, Arizona is representative
With all the recent buzz about net neutrality, we’d like to bring your attention to thisConstructech article [http://constructech.com/net-neutrality-what-it-means-for-construction/] about the possible implications of the policy… > “Whether or not net neutrality is an issue that needs stricter rules and regulations, or whether more “light touch” regulation and
Goldman Sachs economist, Alec Phillips, reports on the biggest issues facing American infrastructure [http://www.businessinsider.com/goldman-on-american-infrastructure-2015-1]. For example, 25% of the bridges in the U.S. are considered deficient. Phillips expresses his concern for American infrastructure when he states, > “This year, Congress is expected to enact long-term spending
The U.S. Commerce Department released the home-construction report. U.S. home construction is up 4.4% in December. The New York Times [http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015/01/21/us/politics/ap-us-home-construction.html] reports that home construction rose 8.8% in the South, 5.8% in the West
Last Friday we posted about five tech trends to watch in 2015. Here are four more… 1. Images and videos on platforms like Instagram will impact buying habits more than ever. In 2015, more companies will pay for 15 second video clips that are based on targeted metrics. 2. Your