This weekly podcast, courtesy of ProConstructionGuide.com and hosted by John Gordon and Dave Dovell, features tips to save you time and money on the job site, interviews with manufacturers on industry trends and the latest tools and products.
Buildipedia covers the entire world of design and construction with an online network of high-definition videos, interviews, photo galleries, and case studies. A vast Knowledgebase of building materials and systems accepts contributions from all users. And a burgeoning social network provides a place for all Buildipedia users to ask questions, share best practices, and showcase their own design, home-improvement, and other construction projects.
Material Explorer is a free database of building materials. This search engine enables users to search for building material by name, or by a variety of attributes, including type, translucence, hardness, acoustics, chemical resistance, weight, "odeur," and much more.
The U.S. Census Bureau collects data and releases statistics on new residential construction and sales, manufactured housing, construction spending, workforce indicators, business statistics, and price indices.