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Replacement Windows and the Code
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Replacement Windows and the Code

New provisions deal with EERO and fall-protection heights Read more

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Energy Codes Update

A sneak peek at the preliminary findings from the Dept. of Energy's field study. Read more

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Next Massachusetts Building Code Will Relax Some Wind Provisions

Coming in 2016, a code that eases off on window opening protection and the use of outside wind-design references. Read more

Maximum Length for Fixture Drains
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Maximum Length for Fixture Drains

To prevent a siphon from forming, make sure the drain pipe connects with the vent... Read more

Practical Fall Protection
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Practical Fall Protection

Key to compliance with OSHA regulations is finding comfortable equipment that works. Read more

Guía de la Construcción Española Disponible
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Guía de la Construcción Española Disponible

A Spanish-language version of the AWC's popular Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck... Read more

Looking Back at Hurricane Andrew — 23 Years Ago
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Looking Back at Hurricane Andrew — 23 Years Ago

Monday marked the 23-year anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. Read more

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Maine Towns Struggle With Lead Paint Problem

Maine’s aging rental housing stock is loaded with lead — and getting rid of it won’t be easy. Read more

A Roof Cutter's Secrets
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A Roof Cutter's Secrets

The classic framer's manual is now available as an ebook ... but that's just a... Read more

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