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Building Science: Different Insulation Materials Perform the Same When Properly Installed

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New findings from a multi-year test Building Science Corp. conducted in collaboration with manufacturers and other industry partners

Department of Labor, Construction, Labor, Independent Contractor, Employee, Legal

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The Department of Labor released a guideline to help businesses and employees differentiate between "employee" and "independent contractor"

Just because OSHA inspectors aren’t on duty, it doesn’t mean cheating contractors can get away with anything

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A great lead carpenter is able to negotiate, mentor, and be sociable

This is why scheduling is important

Design: Does this Building Look Like Beyoncé?

Renderings courtesy of Elenberg Fraser.

The "bootylicious" façade was designed to redistribute the building's mass for optimal structural dispersion, frequency oscillation, and wind requirements

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