Tag: COVID-19

  • Growth Forecast for Nonresidential Building Starts in 2022

    The Southern region has seen an influx of residents in the past two years and many states are on the road to recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, labor shortages continue to plague much of the region and could continue to affect recovery in the months to come. Still, experts say the…

  • Non-Residential Construction Starts Increase as Projects Enter Backlog

    Construction starts are forecast to rise 9% in 2022, prompting Richard Branch, chief economist with Dodge Construction Network, to say he feels “reasonably positive” about the industry’s trajectory. But with many projects just now entering backlogs, some sectors may have to wait years to see solid recovery. According to the Dodge Construction Network 2022 Mid-Year…

  • ASHRAE, NYSERDA to Establish Post-COVID-19 Building Reopening Framework

    ASHRAE, NYSERDA to Establish Post-COVID-19 Building Reopening Framework

    Glass could have an important part to play in post-COVID-19 design. Its role may be addressed in new guidelines being developed by ASHRAE and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The organizations have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that defines parameters on how they will develop and provide safe…