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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Technology Impact on the Means and Methods of Wall and Ceiling Construction (2020)

Prefabrication in the Wall and Ceiling Industry: Trends, Strategies, Outlook and Recommendations (2019)

LEED® v4: Redefining Design, Transforming Contractors (2018)

Recession-Proofing Your Company: Lessons Learned from Past Recessions (2017)

Immigration: A Solution to Workforce Shortages (2016)

Lean Construction Practices for Contractors: Current Thoughts and Methodologies (2015)

Ownership Transition for Contractors: Current Thoughts and Methodologies (2014)

Attracting Young People Into Construction Field Positions (2013)

Navigating Uncharted Waters: Understanding the Energy Codes and How They Impact the Role of the Contractor (2012)

Cost of Cold-Formed Steel Products—Mines to Job Site (2011)

Creating an Injury Free Work Force (2010)

Building Information Modeling: Understanding and Operating in a New Paradigm (2009)

Green Building: Understanding, Bidding and Building Green (2008)

Immigration and Construction (2007)

Preparing for Tomorrow (2006)

Job Descriptions (2005)

Using Labor Brokers: The Legal Issues (2004)

Mold Litigation Prevention and Defense (2003)

Preventing Losses from Moisture and Mold During Construction (2003)

Mold Cause Effect and Response (2002)