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Industry Articles

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Learn about issues facing the community within construction,

as well as insight from some top thought leaders in the industry.

OC Cities Ask to Speed Up Homeless Housing Projects

The association that represents Orange County cities said Friday it is seeking state legislation to create a regional agency of city, county, and public representatives to speed up the financing of 2,700 proposed homes with support services for homeless people.

ADU Research: Pros and Cons

Summing up ADU research: are accessory dwelling units as great, or as horrible, as people say? … I am by nature a skeptical person, who rather enjoys debunking things … I had a notion that this form of development was a promising nod towards a gentler, more sustainable society…

Homeless Student and Housing Insecurities

Tackling College Student Homelessness and Housing Insecurities

Homeless. This is not a word that most of us would associate with college students. Yet, a silent epidemic of student homelessness has spread throughout our public colleges. According to unofficial studies conducted by the California State University system…

Wellness movement is catching on with AEC firms

The 13,000-sf Denver office for the architectural firm Hord Caplan Macht is going through the process to be certified under the Fitwel health and wellness standards. More firms seem to be embracing wellness for their own offices as well as in their designs for clients…

The business costs and benefits of restroom maintenance

Businesses that have pleasant, well-maintained restrooms can turn into customer magnets. A new survey shows how businesses ultimately pay a price for having unpleasant restroom conditions – and reap the rewards of providing good ones…

Combat Harmful Bacteria on Painted Surfaces with New Innovative Interior Coating

A groundbreaking interior premium latex paint that was recently introduced in the coatings market has the ability to kill 99.9 percent of five kinds of bacteria on the painted surface. Paint Shield® microbicidal paint is…

London fire shines spotlight on fire prevention, protection and education

It has been a month since news of the tragic Grenfell Tower Fire in London shook the entire world.  While the investigation is still underway, many experts have been weighing in on how a tragedy of this magnitude could have…

The Five B's of the Building Process

There aren’t just a lot of things your builder needs to know when launching a building project. There are a lot of things you may not even know your builder needs to know. Thankfully, we’re here to help you know what you may not know you need to know …. You know?

6 Tips for Optimising Your Office Plan

Optimising your office plan today can save you time and money in the future. The layout of your floor plan can affect everything from employee engagement to productivity. Jobs and workplace structures are in a constant state of flux…

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