Codes & Standards Committee Hearing

HBRA Members: The state Codes & Standards Committee will be holding a hearing on mandating sprinklers in townhomes. JOIN US Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Legislative Office Building Room 1A at 10:00am Related PDF Downloads P.2904 Fire Sprinkler Code Pages NFPA Technical Requirement Concerns NAHB State by State Data HBRA CT Task Force Testimony HBRA CT…

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Ring’s End Acquires Business Assets of Tuxis Lumber in Madison

Ring’s End, Inc. today announced that it has acquired the business assets of Tuxis Lumber at 85 Bradley Road in Madison.  Ring’s End is excited to expand its presence in the shoreline communities and build upon a 56-year legacy established by Tuxis Lumber. Family owned and operated since 1902, Ring’s End is a premium supplier…

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Channel 3 Kids Camp Cabin Build – June 2017

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Softwood Lumber Prices Hit Highest Levels Since 2004

DIVE BRIEF: Softwood lumber prices are at their highest levels since September 2004, rising 13.4% year-over-year in April, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. The NAHB points to the recent softwood lumber trade woes between the U.S. and Canada as the lead, and perhaps only, culprit in the…

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Distracted Driving A Concern For Everyone, Including Builders

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, but the topic might as well be a year-round initiative. The National Safety Council estimates that in 2016, roughly 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes — the highest total in nine years and an alarming 14% increase from just two years ago. “From an insurance industry perspective, [distracted driving] is the No….

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