Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America released a recent analysis stating the multi-family, private non-residential, and public sectors of construction spending experienced strong growth in January.
Reinforced concrete flat-plate construction is popular among mid- and high-rise residential construction projects. It provides a great deal of flexibility in the placement of the structure’s vertical load-carrying elements as could potentially be the case with steel or masonry.
The sound transmission class (STC) and impact insulation class (IIC) are ASTM-derived single number ratings that try to quantify how much sound a stopped by partition being tested. Laboratory testing involves an ideal setting for the floor/ceiling assembly.