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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.
News Central 2017-04-06T21:11:19+00:00

News Central

AD&C Financing Standards Continue to Ease

Over the first quarter of 2017, builders and developers reported easing credit conditions for acquisition, development, and single-family construction (AD&C) loans and the pace of easing quickened. Historically, results from the NAHB’s AD&C Financing Survey have tracked quarterly changes in bank-held residential construction loans

Read more at Eye On Housing

May 24th, 2017|

UMass Opens ‘Landmark’ Timber Building

Green Building Advisor’s Scott Gibson reports that a new building at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst made of cross-laminated timber opened its door last month.  It’s been called the most advanced cross-laminated timber structure in the U.S.  It has an exposed glulam frame, cross-laminated timber and concrete composite floors, and other CLT components. The building contains 70,000 cubic feet of wood and avoided 2,300 metric tons of carbon emissions during construction as compared to a concrete-and-steel structure.  The CLT panels came from Canada, but UMass said that its own Building and Construction Technology Department that will be housed in the new building developed some of the technology for the CLT components, and has been testing native Massachusetts species for suitability in CLT construction.

If CLT construction takes off, it could open the door for more rural jobs and better forest management in heavily forested New England states.  For example, CLT […]

May 23rd, 2017|