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New smart PPE system monitors workers’ heat stress and sweat rate

“This new feature tells managers which workers to monitor closely on hot days, and when and how to alter an individual’s schedule or workload…”Nicole Moyen, Vice President of Kenzen’s Research and Development

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Construction lost 7K jobs in June

Construction Left Out of June’s U.S. Big Jobs Advance

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Solar in Virginia

As policy impacts kick in, Virginia climbs into top five states for solar A solar array at Cooper Vineyards in Louisa, Virginia. Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture / Creative Commons

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Commercial Contractors Upbeat Despite Continued Supply Shortages

“Supply shortages and price hikes continue to hamper the roofing industry, but. . .”Chris Gray

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As policy impacts kick in, Virginia climbs into top five states for solar

The latest quarterly ranking of new solar capacity shows Virginia and the Carolinas in the Southeast leading the way on solar thanks in large part to recent policy victories. -Elizabeth McGowan

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Regulations spark search for greener roofing insulation

A worthy journey

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Construction Worries in June Due to Rising Material Costs

ConstructConnect’s ‘Expansion Index’ Captures Construction Hesitancy The construction industry still struggles to recover to pre-pandemic levels as owners hesitate to commit to rising costs of construction. Total Construction Falls in May as Housing Stumbles Rising costs of construction materials lead … Continue reading

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Home building costs soar due to government regulations, material price increases

Read about the increasing costs of home building on Construction Dive.

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New Guidelines and Tax Credits for COVID-19 Vaccine May Benefit Contractors

Article by Chris Gray on Roofing Contractor

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Despite safety measures, fatal falls continue to plague the roofing industry

Read The frequency of falls by Richard Trewyn on NRCA’s Professional Roofing Periodical.

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