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  • modern light

    it seems there is a usual suspect behind many of dallas's respected architects. With his firm's doors only open for a short three years, designer Scott Oldner is quickly becoming the consultant of choice when it comes to lighting. In his spare time, he plays lead guitar with a local band and uses...

  • Rexel, ForrestPerkins, and Universal Lighting Technologies - new additions

    Electrical/datacom distributor

  • Kichler Launches Linear Lighting and Kichler Builder Plus

    Responding to research results gathered from builders and contractors across the country,

  • Besa Lighting Doubles Size of Dallas Showroom

    , has doubled the size of its Dallas wholesale showroom located at Space #305-7 in the Dallas World Trade Center on Stemmons Freeway. For more information visit:

  • W.A.C.

    New York-based

  • LVLs Rotting in Crawlspaces

    Q. Many homes in the Dallas area are built on crawlspaces and use LVL beams. Most of these homes have dirt floors but are built to code with regard to crawlspace ventilation. In many cases, I'm finding that the engineered wood is rotting at the point wher

  • Single Solution

    When Masco Contractor Services (MCS) agreed in June to install insulation in more than 75 percent of the houses that Pulte Homes builds over the next two years, and struck a similar arrangement with Beazer Homes in September, the high-profile announcements served as prominent signposts for a...

  • Torchdown Roofing Basics

    A metal roofing contractor explains why he uses single-ply modified bitumen for low-slope applications and how he installs it safely.

  • Letters

    Drywall codes; back-priming discussion; CAD for Macs; sizing I-joists for clear spans; safety reminder; more

  • Notebook

    Online building permits; sunroom code changes; tool recalls; plumbing with lead-containing brass reconsidered; foundation failures in Texas droughts; more