Tag: Building

Builders Cite Building Material Prices as Top Challenge | NAHB Now

Nearly nine out of 10 builders expect building material prices will be their top challenge in 2021. To show the magnitude of this problem, the 89% builder response is down from the 96% of builders who reported this issue as their top concern in 2020.

Along the same lines, the No. 2 problem builders faced in 2020 was the availability/time it takes to obtain building materials. This issue was cited by 78% of the respondents last year, while 80% of builders report this will be a key concern in 2021. The high incidence of builders reporting building material problems is


Student sees beauty in fungus: Columbus woman using mold as building material | Nebraska News

COLUMBUS — Katie Ayers has a thing for fungus.


The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020

Top Sustainable Construction Trends for 2020

There are always new green building products coming out that lead to more efficient, more durable or more eco-friendly homes. But most of what grabbed our attention this past year, and the things that we will see through 2020, are perhaps best described as sustainable construction design philosophies, tools, and even education. So below is a list of green building trends for 2020 and product improvements that we are pretty excited about. These either arrived in 2019, made serious ground in 2019 or are expected to be released in 2020. So here are our


Lumber, building material crisis impacting new home construction | Business

MILTON — Scott Wheeler with Landcore Builders in Milton says increases in lumber and other homebuilding material prices, along with shortages, are starting to have an impact on new home construction.

“It’s causing costs to go up and it’s causing delays, which costs builders both time and money,” he said. “The bad part is, the demand for new homes is there but it’s hard to schedule and plan new construction with these lumber and other building materials issues that are currently going on.”

Since mid-April 2020, the composite price of lumber has soared more than 170%, according to Random Lengths,


CORRECTING and REPLACING Cornerstone Building Brands 2020 Annual Meeting and Proxy Materials

Please replace the release dated May 15, 2020 with the following corrected version to include the Company telephone number in the Registration and Attending the Annual Meeting section.

The corrected release reads:


Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CNR) (the “Company”), a leading provider of exterior building products, filed and mailed its Proxy Statement for its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Proxy Statement”) to all of the Company’s stockholders on April 29, 2020.

It has come to the Company’s attention that a portion of its stockholders may have experienced a delay in