Residential Buildings – Types and Site Selection for Residential Building

The Constructor

What is a residential building? A residential building is defined as the building which provides more than half of its floor area for dwelling. Building Technology Guide Building Site Selection Construction Site Selection dwellings Residential Building Residential site plan Site Selection types of residential buildings

Increased Flexibility for LEED Multifamily Residential Projects

Green Building Law Update

Specifically, the Rating System Selection Guidance was updated to allow high-rise residential buildings of four stories or more to use New Construction or Multifamily Midrise ( Correction 100002128 ). The building must have 50% or more residential space.

The top 10 residential construction companies

Construction Dive

These companies dominate the homebuilding industry in the U.S.

HomeProsuccess.com – Golden content for residential service contractors

Construction Marketing Ideas

The post HomeProsuccess.com – Golden content for residential service contractors appeared first on Construction Marketing Ideas. Corey Philip writes homeprosuccess.com, a powerful blog for contractors that primarily serve homeowners.

Residential Construction Wages Growing

Construction Equipment

Zillow Research says residential construction worker wages are growing at a 5 percent annual pace, almost double the 2.9 percent pace of wage growth for all workers based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Residential [Large] Award Winner

SAB Magazine

We were impressed by the waste reduction that resulted from factory prefabrication. Building Case Studies 2018 Canadian Green Building Awards Add new tag Canadian Green Building Awards SABAwards Winning Project SABMagazine.com Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine

Standard Size of Rooms in Residential Building and their Locations

The Constructor

Knowledge of standard size of rooms and their location in a residential building is important for planning of residential construction project. Building Bye Laws Building Technology Building Tips building Buildings

LEED v4.1 now available for cities, communities, residential/homes

BD+C

is now available for residential/homes, and cities and communities. LEED v4.1 LEED v4.1 certification emphasizes performance monitoring, fully integrated design, social equity and human health factors

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

Business Facilities

Florida’s 28 million miles of untapped, rural land creates an environment that is primed to manage both residential and manufacturing growth, with each complementing the other. Read: Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

Mini-splits: residential takeover

Contractor Magazine

Your customers are requesting the most-efficient technology available that will allow them to save on utility bills. You need to find a solution to retain and grow your business. read more. Green Technology

AECOM proposes 2 Twin Cities residential projects

Construction Dive

The contractor is working toward a final development agreement for the Bluff project in St. Paul and is the reported front-runner for a Minneapolis condo

Luxury residential development completes in downtown Charleston

BD+C

The building features 237 luxury residential units, approximately 18,500 sf of ground-floor restaurant and retail space, and a parking facility that can accomodate 1,000 vehicles.

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING SITE PLANNING

The Constructor

Site Selection for Residential Buildings Following are some of the important factors which should be considered while selecting site for any residence. are considered good for residential site but these facilities do not carry any significance in the selection site for other public buildings.

Best Residential/Hospitality: Bridge

ENR Construction

Located at the edge of Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood and next to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, the 17-story Bridge project combines a five-story, street level podium design topped by a residential tower

40-story residential tower to rise near Seattle’s Pike Place Market

BD+C

In addition to the residential tower, The Emerald will also include two ground floor retail spaces The Emerald is set to be Seattle’s newest luxury condominium building, rising 440 feet above Pike Place Market and the Puget Sound.

RESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION PROBLEMS & REPAIRS

The Constructor

Residential Foundation Problems Foundation Design: Ideally, a properly designed and constructed residential foundation is designed to accommodate the. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Tips

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC Adds to Residential Business Leadership Team

Contractor Magazine

Tim Burnette is the new vice president of residential business and Steve Scarbrough serves as senior director of residential business

A simple video marketing framework for residential contractors

Construction Marketing Ideas

Corey Philip of Homeprosuccess.com has produced a simple “how-to” video to demonstrate how residential contractors can create simple yet effective (and still extremely inexpensive) marketing videos with nothing much more than a cell phone and the simplest video editing software.

Designs unveiled for new residential tower in Honolulu

BD+C

Studio Gang has designed a 41-story residential high rise called Ko’ula that would be a central component within the 60-acre Ward Village master-planned community in Honolulu on the island of Oahu in Hawaii.

Residential/Hospitality Award of Merit: Tower 12

ENR Construction

When construction began on Tower 12, several aspects of the project threatened to push the 34-story residential tower beyond its budget

Residential micro-units struggle to overcome regulations

Construction Dive

The smallest residential spaces, which are gaining popularity, can often run up against local zoning and building codes

Residential Community Wrapped in a Living Wall

Jetson Green

MAD Architects have designed a new residential community in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, which will feature a large living façade. ” On the street level, it will offer commercial space, and above this floor the residential area will sprawl.

Residential radiant remodeling

Contractor Magazine

By Joe Fiedrich. A quick, safe and cost effective way to install radiant walls. Besides dramatically improving the heating comfort for the occupants, the transformation of the living space, working with exactly the same building footprint, was remarkable. read more. Heating Registered User

Skilled Labor Shortage Still Troubling the Residential Construction Industry

Contractor Magazine

The Skilled Labor Fund and its partners presented industry labor shortage challenges and its initiatives to aid in reversing the trends at Design & Construction Week

Extruded and Wood Mold Bricks for Residential Construction

The Constructor

Extrusion and Molding are the main two means by which the bricks are manufactured. The bricks produced by each method have similar characteristics. Brick Masonry Building Materials Building Technology Guide bricks Buildings

5 Tips to Selecting a Residential Painting Company in New Jersey

Construction Marketing Blog

However, with the myriad of residential painting company Voorhees NJ has, you may find it difficult and confusing to make the right choice. The following tips will help you select an excellent residential painting company in New Jersey: . You can easily find residential painting companies through the internet. The post 5 Tips to Selecting a Residential Painting Company in New Jersey appeared first on Construction Marketing Association Blog

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION DESIGN GUIDE-DOWNLOAD

The Constructor

Residential Structural Design Guide is an e-book for application of engineering information for Light-Frame Homes, Apartments, and Townhouses. Construction Downloads Residential Building

1912 publishing house becomes luxury residential condominiums

BD+C

90 Morton will provide 122,000 sf of new residential space in New York City’s West Village neighborhood at the junction of Morton and Greenwich Streets. A 1912 print house is currently in the process of being renovated and extended to become a luxury condominium building.

IAPMO develops water demand calculator for residential buildings

Contractor Magazine

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has made available a Water Demand Calculator (WDC) that estimates peak water demand in residential buildings

Two residential towers break ground in Chicago’s Lakeshore East

BD+C

Cirrus, a 47-story, 363-unit luxury condominium tower, and Cascade, an adjacent 37-story, 503-unit rental tower, recently broke ground in Chicago’s Lakeshore East community. The two towers, along with Cascade Park, a publicly accessible green space that will provide an activated connection to the lakefront and Chicago Riverwalk, are being developed simultaneously by Lendlease and Magellan Development Group

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1911 publishing house becomes luxury residential condominiums

BD+C

90 Morton will provide 130,000 sf of new residential space in New York City’s West Village neighborhood at the junction of Morton and Greenwich Streets. A 1911 print house is currently in the process of being renovated and extended to become a luxury condominium building.

ASHRAE’s Low-Rise Residential Buildings standard update now available

BD+C

ASHRAE recently released an updated edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.2-2018 Energy-Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings

Multifamily market trends 2018: Demographic shifts reshape the residential landscape

BD+C

Amand, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Vice President and Global Residential Sector Leader at CallisonRTKL. “In An aging, diversifying U.S. population is prompting developers to shift their multifamily expansion plans to accommodate changing lifestyle preferences. . “As

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Boston ‘housing emergency’ prompts regional initiative for new residential construction

BD+C

A housing shortage that one mayor called “an emergency” has spurred a regional initiative in the Boston area to build more residential units. The mayors of 15 cities and towns close to the Bay State capitol pledged to sharply accelerate the pace of home construction. The goal is to add 185,000 new homes by 2030 in the 15 communities

Metal roofs are soaring in popularity in the residential market

BD+C

Once used primarily on commercial projects, metal roofs are increasingly common for residential projects, including multi-story apartments complexes and single-family homes.

ESTIMATING LIFE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

The Constructor

There are different methods of estimating the life of a building. This can be done by carrying out health check up of the building. Depending on the. Building Technology Buildings Structural Engineering How To Guide

The Evolution of Multifamily: Residential Innovation to Transform the Market

Stok

Within these newer trends, there are numerous ways to optimize residential spaces , whether through a certification like GreenPoint Rated or LEED for Homes , or with a more custom approach.

Building Code Basics, Residential

Construction Cost Estimating

Take away the uncertainty about applying the International Residential Code (IRC) with this user-friendly guide from the Building Code Basics series.

Blurring the lines: University of Chicago North Residential Commons

BD+C

The new North Residential Commons on the University of Chicago campus is more than just a place for students to eat and sleep when they aren’t in class or studying.

Residential development reaps multiple benefits from permeable pavement infrastructure

BD+C

This fast-paced growth means high demand for new homes and increased competition among residential developers to appeal to selective buyers. . The Challenge. Meridian is the fastest growing city in Idaho, currently boasting more than 85,000 residents.

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