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Last Chance to Submit Applications to IECC Development Committees

Apr 23rd, 2021

The application submission period for the 2024 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Development Committees will close tonight, Friday, April 23 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Under the Code Council’s new framework, Leading the Way to Energy Efficiency: A Path Forward on Energy and Sustainability to Confront a Changing Climate, the IECC will be developed by the […]

Top Dealer Looks Back on 2020 and the Challenges of COVID-19

Mar 15th, 2021

With a pandemic looming over the year, you might expect to find that door and window dealers struggled to maintain revenues in 2020. Temporary shutdowns, social distancing and supply chain shortages certainly took their tolls, but by and large the industry’s top performers say they found ways around those issues in order to continue on. […]

Builders FirstSource Acquires Certain Assets of Slone Lumber Company

Jul 7th, 2014

Builders FirstSource Inc., has purchased Houston, Texas-based Slone Lumber Co. Inc. The transaction closed on June 30, 2014. Slone is a full-line building materials supplier with sales of approximately $17 million in 2013. Slone’s product offerings include lumber, engineered beams, interior and exterior door units, moulding, trim and cabinets. Slone also offers installation services on exterior doors, […]

Construction Spending Rises 0.6 Percent in July

Sep 5th, 2013

The nation’s builders were busy in July as construction spending increased 0.6 percent to $900.8 billion—the largest upswing in four years—according to the September 3 report by the U.S. Commerce Department. Nonresidential construction spending also rose 0.6 percent in July, but is down 0.8 percent compared to one year ago. Private nonresidential construction spending grew […]

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