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Insulating Concrete Forms for Multifamily Residential Construction

By Lionel Lemay, PE, SE, LEED AP and Tien Peng, Assoc AIA, LEED AP+, PMP Credit: 1 LU/HSW Course Number: ZG062019CS Sponsored by: Build with Strength,...

Three-alarm fire destroys wood-framed apartment building under construction

More than 100 firefighters from the Denver Fire Department responded to a blaze at an apartment construction site a mile from the Colorado State Capitol building, raising questions, yet again, according to the Build with Strength coalition, about the use of combustible materials in mid-rise residential housing projects.

Maryland apartment fires renew calls for stronger building codes

A five-alarm fire broke out at a wood-framed apartment complex under construction in College Park, Md., leaving the building at risk of collapse.

MIT study: In wake of Hurricane Matthew, resilient construction would bring Southeast Atlantic residents...

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew’s deadly and costly onslaught along the Atlantic coast last month, Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, is calling attention to a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study entitled “A Break-Even Hazard Mitigation Metric,” and urging its use as a tool that can assist designers, developers and architects in the southeast coastal states looking to build and re-build with resiliency in mind.
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