Posts Tagged ‘ residential building ’

DOE Offers $33.5 million For Energy-Efficient Research and Development

May 9th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced it will offer up to $33.5 million in funding for the research and development of projects aimed at reducing energy bills through advanced building construction techniques. According to DOE, residential and commercial buildings account for approximately 40% of the nation’s total energy demand, costing more than $380 […]

Atlanta to Invest $60 Million Into Affordable Housing

May 3rd, 2019

In a move that could boost sales for some door and window companies in the region, residential building in Atlanta received a boon last week when Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced a partnership with Atlanta Housing and Invest Atlanta to provide $60 million in new spending for affordable housing projects. The new funds were […]

Construction Starts in September Climb 10 Percent

Oct 22nd, 2014

New construction starts in September advanced 10 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The increase followed an up-and-down pattern during the previous two months, and brought activity to its highest level so far during 2014. Residential building in September dropped 9 […]