Top three construction and roofing industry trends for 2018

The new year is right around the corner and it's time to start thinking about trends for 2018. Here are the top three construction and roofing industry trends for next year, brought to you by South Florida's own Lifetime Roofing. 1. Technology advancements According...

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Construction makes highest contribution to economy since 2009

Investment in construction was up across the United States this past fiscal year, especially in Florida, according to the American Builders and Contractors association. Residential and nonresidential construction investment accounted for 6.2 percent of U.S. gross...

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New roofs on Florida Keys homes could be metal by law

A proposed ordinance, if passed by the Monroe County Commission, would require new or replacement roofs in the Florida Keys to be metal rather than a less expensive option like shingles. The proposed mandate has gained a lot of attention from Dade County roofers and...

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Construction market expected to grow 3 percent next year

Dodge Data & Analytics released its 2018 Dodge Construction Outlook earlier this month, which predicts construction starts in 2018 will rise three percent to $765 billion. Dodge Data & Analytics chief economist Robert Murray presented the findings at the...

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Hurricane Irma may drive solar demand

Extended periods without power following recent hurricanes may spark a surge in demand for solar panels and batteries. Inverse Innovation reports that traffic from hurricane-prone states to the Energy Sage website, which allows comparison shopping for solar, has...

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