Construction Specifier: Where Performance Drives SpecificationsJanuary 31, 2017 As seen in The Construction Specifier Magazine, Paul Brown explores specification criteria and building enclosure selection criteria for modern medical office buildings.
May 24, 2018 Designing an energy-efficient new home for a hot-humid climate aims to reduce air conditioning bills by preventing the infiltration of warm air and moisture.
May 10, 2018 Building a custom home in Texas allows homeowners to design a house specific to the warm weather and frequent wind events common in the southwest. A custom home is a one-of-a-kind design built from scratch. It typically includes the most current construction technologies and methods. While constructing a custom home can cost… read more »
April 30, 2018 To meet the income standards for most lenders, the future owner of a newly built home will need an annual income of over $94,285. Still, there are ways a family can reduce the cost of building a new home and get the house of their dreams. A few tips that can save new home builders money, and also increase the resale value of… read more »
April 19, 2018 Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation is energy efficient and airtight. However, concerns over toxic emissions from SPF insulation, along with its combustibility, are growing. The Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A) found that some people experience negative reactions to even a small exposure to SPF, including wheezing,… read more »
April 12, 2018 In 2018, Austin, Texas is experiencing a thriving economy and a hot housing market. According to Forbes 2018 list, Austin is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country, with a current population of 790,390. The population of Austin is projected to increase by 2.75 percent. Fortunately, the job growth in Austin is… read more »