Source: National Association of Home Builders, Washington, D.C.
Builder confidence in the market for new single-family homes rose three points to 59 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for August, marking a fourth consecutive monthly gain and bringing the index to its highest level in nearly eight years.
Sources: Lafarge North America, Reston, Va.; CP staff
During an October 4 open house that drew 500 students, architects and engineers to its Edmonton precast plant, Lafarge announced participation in a local Habitat for Humanity NetZero energy duplex project.
Thelen Sand & Gravel & Ready Mix of Antioch, Ill., delivered slab and wall mixes for an insulating concrete form home that delegates to the 2010 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo will visit as part of scheduled tours.