BUILDER Magazine —
COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION: 2015 Economic Outlook: Preparing for the Unknown
With 2014 officially in our rear view mirror, it's time to close the book on the Canadian construction industry's record-breaking year—a year that saw investment in the sector surpass the $300 billion mark—and turn our attention to the future. A future that, at least in these early days of 2015, appears uncertain.
BUILDING SCIENCE: HVAC Optimization: Bigger Isn't Always Better
The new CAN/CSA F280-2012 Standard Determining the Required Capacity of Residential Space Heating and Cooling Appliances is freshly updated. Andy Oding provides a brief synopsis of the more critical changes, and why they're important.
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION: The Reflection of Internal Culture
In home building, a company's internal culture is a critical component, the DNA of the brand. Competitors can copy a product or replicate a technology but no competitor can ever duplicate a culture.
TOOL TALK: Fine Tuning Standard Tools & What Is In Your Boots?
An expanded Tool Talk by Jon Eakes, featuring a diverse selection of new products with the construction industry firmly in mind.
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