Foundation Research Series

The Foundation Research Series Publications is a series of research papers on topics of interest to the wall and ceiling industry. The complimentary download of these publications is a benefit of membership in the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry. Logon to Members Only to download a publication.

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Prefabrication in the Wall and Ceiling Industry: Trends, Strategies, Outlook and Recommendations

LEED® v4: Redefining Design, Transforming Contractors

Recession-Proofing Your Company: Lessons Learned from Past Recessions

Immigration: A Solution to Workforce Shortages

Lean Construction Practices for Contractors: Current Thoughts and Methodologies

Ownership Transition for Contractors: Current Thoughts and Methodologies

Attracting Young People Into Construction Field Positions

Navigating Uncharted Waters: Understanding the Energy Codes and How They Impact the Role of the Contractor

Cost of Cold-Formed Steel Products—Mines to Job Site

Creating an Injury Free Work Force

Building Information Modeling: Understanding and Operating in a New Paradigm

Green Building: Understanding, Bidding and Building Green

Immigration and Construction

Preparing for Tomorrow

Job Descriptions

Using Labor Brokers: The Legal Issues

Mold Litigation Prevention and Defense

Preventing Losses from Moisture and Mold During Construction

Mold Cause Effect and Response