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  • UltraLights Student Design Competition

    Building on the success of last year's inaugural program, Tucson-based UltraLights Architectural Lighting has announced the winners of this year's competition: Cameron Miller and Brandon Schans.

  • Products

    Connectors for pigtail wiring; UV-protective clothing; large capacity dehumidifier; rolling work center; wood tiles; easy-pull form stakes; colorful glass sinks; composite lumber fasteners; more

  • Making Sense of the Energy Code

    The MEC provides three ways to comply: simple prescriptive rules, a “tradeoff” approach, and performance design. An energy consultant tells how to decide which method best fits your project.

  • Resources

    Guide to corporate paperwork, masonry reference, historic restoration resources

  • Crawlspace Ventilation Update

    Most crawlspaces should be carefully sealed, not ventilated. In many areas, however, the codes are still catching up with best practice.

  • Q&A: Insulating a Flat Roof in a Hot Climate

    Q: I am reroofing a flat roof framed with 2x10s on a house in Tucson. The foil-faced batt insulation was installed more than 25 years ago and seems very spotty, so I’d like to replace it while the roof is stripped. Winters are mild here, but the summer heat is brutal. I use both a/c and evaporative...

  • State-of-the-Art Contractor: Quicken Your Accounting

    Choosing between Quicken and QuickBooks

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  • State of the Art Contractor: Databases Can Answer Many Important Questions