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

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

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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

IAPMO develops water demand calculator for residential buildings

Constructor 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

Best Residential/Hospitality: Cyrene

ENR Construction

Like its namesake passenger ferry that operated on Puget Sound well over a century ago, the Cyrene apartment building runs on steam

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

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.

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.

Residential radiant remodeling

Constructor 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

Nearly half of non-residential construction projects now delivered by design-build

BD+C

New research by FMI shows that nearly half of non-residential construction projects are being delivered by the design-build method. Design-build is the fastest growing and most popular method to deliver nonresidential, highway/street, and water/wastewater construction projects in America.

Residential/Hospitality: Community First! Village

ENR Construction

Sitting on 27 acres just outside of Austin, Texas, the Community First! Village is a master-planned community comprising a mix of RV pads, microhomes and canvas-sided-home sites

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

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.

Residential Construction Worker Wages are Growing 5% Annually

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.

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.

Finding success in residential new construction

Constructor Magazine

This Denver-area plumbing contractor installs high-quality plumbing and water-heating products in every home it works on

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 Estimating

Construction Cost Estimating

We provide a complete residential estimating service that will be beneficial to the building professionals and owner builders. For several years we have been successfully providing professional estimating services to the new constructions, residential construction, remodeling construction, light commercial, apartments, town homes and more.

Residential construction was strong, but not enough, in 2016

BD+C

Residential construction enjoyed its seventh consecutive year of growth in 2016. But it still fell far short of annual averages during the 1980s and 1990s. And multifamily construction, which has been the industry’s engine for nearly a decade, flattened

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

Residential multi story concrete construction

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction video highlights the aluminium forming system to create a concrete multi story residential complex. This exclusive video tutorial is presented by One Source Global, Inc.

Residential/Hospitality Best Project: 56 Leonard

ENR Construction

With its atypical floor plates, many cantilevered floors and irregular balcony spacing and locations, 56 Leonard has been dubbed the Jenga building, since it resembles the children’s tower block game

Fundamentals of Residential Construction 4th Edition – An exclusive ebook by Alexander C. Schreyer

Construction Cost Estimating

Schreyer have jointly published an exclusive construction e-book alias Fundamentals of Residential Construction. Articles Construction e-book construction estimating Fundamentals residential estimating residential structureEdward Allen, Rob Thallon and Alexander C.

Rethinking the residential contractor sales model: The “Valve Stem” sales strategy

Construction Marketing Ideas

Corey Philip of HomeProSuccess suggests a timing adjustment about when to present the price/offer when you are conducting a residential sales call can bring about big differences in the closing rate and relationship quality. He calls it the “valve stem strategy” and the concept is quite simple. Instead of presenting your price/proposal at the end of […]. Featured Relationships and service Sales and business development

Residential/Hospitality Award of Merit: Adaire

ENR Construction

The LEED Gold-certified project has 400 luxury apartments, retail space and nine levels of parking, including two below grade

The University of Oklahoma receives its first residential colleges

BD+C

KWK Architects and ADG Architects recently completed work on Headington and Dunham residential colleges at the University of Oklahoma. The $75 million residential colleges are the first on the Norman, Okla.,

Minimum time required to complete activities in residential building construction?

The Constructor

I want to know minimum time required for finishing activities because I want to schedule a residential project in msproject. Read More at

Weil-McLain offers condensing boiler program for residential contractors

Constructor Magazine

The 2018 School of Better Heating Presents: Condensing Boiler Technology - Contractor Edition program will be held in May at Weil-McLain’s manufacturing facility in Michigan City, Ind

Hanging Gardens-inspired CLT residential development proposed for Birmingham

BD+C

Two 25-story staggered towers sitting atop a plinth make up the design concept for Garden Hill , a Hanging Gardens of Babylon-inspired residential development in Birmingham, England’s second largest city

Residential services company awards more than $25,000 in scholarships

Constructor Magazine

Assured Comfort Heating, Air & Plumbing provides Douglas and Cobb County students more than $25,000 in scholarships this month

Best Project – Residential/Hospitality: University of Chicago Campus North Residential Commons

ENR Construction

In developing its new Campus North Residential Commons project, the University of Chicago saw an opportunity to complete and open facilities a year sooner by using design-build delivery

Early Renders of a LEED Gold Residential Complex Unveiled

Jetson Green

The residential building will be built in the Buena Vista neighborhood of Miami, FL by 2016 and it will feature a number of sustainable and eco-friendly technologies, which the architects plan to meet the standards of a LEED Gold certification.