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The New Building Materials: Bamboo, hempcrete, recycled plastic and aggregates.

2019-02-13T11:41:55-07:00Buildings, How To|

The market for environmentally sound building materials is changing. If you think bamboo can just be used to grow beans up in your garden, think again. Bamboo and modified timber Pandas aren’t the only

Better energy performance in homes gets green light from ministers

2019-02-13T11:08:58-07:00Buildings|

One bright note from last week’s Building Ministers Forum was an agreement to progress work to increase the energy performance requirements for residential construction under the National Construction Code for the planned 2022 iteration.

Just 9.1% of America’s construction workers are women – here’s what it’s like to be one of them

2019-02-06T03:35:06-07:00Buildings|

Sinade Caroll was on her way home from nursing school one evening six years ago when she saw an ad on the New York City subway for Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW), an organization

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