The evolving code evaluation process

Manufacturers are continuously developing and introducing new building products and assemblies to the market. These products and systems need to be evaluated to the requirements of building codes by appropriate third-party entities, a process that helps code officials approve their use in jurisdictions.
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Importance of qualified SPF installers

Builders, architects, and specifiers have always demanded excellence in themselves, their materials, contractors, and subcontractors. Design professionals find success through various ways, from word of mouth to programs such as EnergyStar or Green Globes, or by seeking professionals certified in their given fields.
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The psychology of professionalism

Most people associate professional construction or engineering jobs with tangible objects such as wood, steel, concrete, and brick. However, there is also another important aspect of professional construction management or engineering that is sometimes overlooked, even by experienced building and design professionals.
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