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Concrete Innovations

By Lionel Lemay, PE, SE, LEED AP. Executive Vice President, Structures and Sustainability, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Brian Lemay, Research Assistant Intern, National Ready Mixed...

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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