Articles by tag: Materials
Zillow’s Not a Real Estate Agent. Don’t Rely On It To Find Your Home Valuation
In the dynamic landscape of real estate, home valuation is a delicate process requiring not just data, but a deep understanding of unique property features and market trends. Platforms like Zillow offer a numerical estimate based on comps or square footage but can fail to capture the essence of a home, from interior renovations […]
Can You Find Your Home Sweet Home in This Unpredictable Housing Market?
In the fluctuating landscape of the current unpredictable housing market, potential homebuyers are navigating high mortgage rates, volatile economic conditions, housing changes and a tightening inventory. Home prices have shown a slight decline with the median existing-home sales price dropping 0.9% to $375,700 in March compared to a year ago. It’s the second month […]
Legal Battles and Uncertainty Surrounding Affordable Care Act’s Preventative Services Coverage
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has faced numerous legal challenges since its inception, leaving its future uncertain. Texas’s courts recently overturned insurance provider coverage requirements for certain preventative health services, altering the landscape of coverage. However, a higher court has now blocked that overturning order, reinstating insurers’ obligation to cover those services. While not all […]
Getting Technetical with Technetics: How and Why is Semiconductor Manufacturing Changing?
Technology advances continue to snowball, it doesn’t appear progress will slow anytime soon. Angus McFadden, Semiconductor Technology Manager at Technetics, joined Host Tyler Kern explain how semiconductor manufacturing is evolving. McFadden heads discovery for emerging and new technologies at Technetics, working with other companies under a semiconductor initiative. McFadden has seen shrinking line width […]
On Your Mark: The Wide World of Identification Labels
“The key is to find the right label solution for that application and tailor it what a customer needs.” Identification labels cover a wide variety of applications and uses. No matter the business need, there’s a label for that. Providing insights on the topic, On the Mark host Tyler Kern spoke with William Frick & […]
Is the Shift Back to Contractors a Positive for Home Improvement Stores?
During the pandemic, with many home construction projects stalled or slowed, home improvement stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s took a new approach – customers looking for DIY projects to eat up that time spent at home. Now, with the world reopening and building material prices skyrocketing, these stores are shifting back to an approach […]
How to Choose the Right 3D Printing Material
Learning to successfully execute a 3D printing project opens doors to new efficiencies, repeatability and innovation – but it’s not as simple as hitting start and hoping for a clean print. When you’re ready to start a new 3D printing project, you have to address one core dilemma – what will you actually print the […]
How Celebrity Designer Dan Vickery Prioritizes Function in Design
Dan Vickery’s infectious blend of energy, creativity, and dedication has distinguished him as a truly unique artist in the design and architecture field. With an Accredited Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon, Vickery worked in the Portland Metro Area as a real estate developer, designing over 20 homes before moving to Los […]
Developing Tools for a Sustainability Strategy: Build for Impact
This week on Build for Impact, Daniel Huard was joined by Amy Costello, P.E., of Armstrong Flooring to talk about her mission as an engineer to support the four pillars of impact; Sustainability, Resiliency, Efficiency, and Wellness. Prior to working with Armstrong, Amy managed the Air, Noise and Energy Section of the Virginia Department of […]
The Changing Landscape of Job Searching and Recruiting in the Construction Industry
When it comes to finding talent in the construction field, it is imperative to make sure that the candidates have the right education and training for each role. In this segment, Taylor Bagley spoke with Daniel Dietz from Tamlyn about the techniques and technology that the company implements when choosing the right candidates for their […]