Gilbane issued a warning on several categories of construction supplies Monday.
The construction management company publishes an outlook on 21 commodities – examining lead times an pricing. For May 18, 2020, Gilbane shows 10 of those 21 categories being affected by lead time delays.
Some categories hit by plant closures included HVAC systems and parts, lighting, and plumbing fixtures.
Most categories of domestic supplies have a consistent lead time.