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More stories about CALIFORNIA

  • The New Normal, part 2

    Can urban, multifamily rentals drive the economy forward?

  • JLC Report

    EPA abandons lead clearance requirement; California risks forfeiting home-weatherization funds; Nevada's OSHA program told to ramp up citations; more

  • Building a Simple Passive House

    In September 2009 I completed a deep energy retrofit on a small house in Point Reyes Station, Calif., some 50 miles north of San Francisco.

  • Working Small Can Have Big Results

    Building a residential practice is about working at the center of the design process.

  • Letters

    Builders sound off about competitive bidding; sealing poly with mastic; questions about California roof tile standards; gluing sheathing for air sealing; more

  • Hot-Water Circulation Systems

    On-demand systems install quickly and can save both water and energy.

  • Recycled-Content Tile From Fireclay Tile

    Fireclay Tile. Debris Series ceramic tile is made from local factory dust and California clay, giving it a recycled content of more than 60%, says the firm. The series includes 112 glaze colors and comes in sizes from 1 inch by 2 inches to 12 inches square. 408.275.1182. www.fireclaytile.com.

  • Hancock Mixed-Use Housing

    Annual Design Review 2010: Live: Citation

  • Hancock Lofts

    Koning Eizenberg's Hancock Lofts addresses L.A.'s biggest barrier to greater density, parking, by including it in the building design.

  • JLC Report April 2010

    Skepticism greets California’s green-building code; a closer look at green paints; Hitachi recalls coil framing nailers after injuries; more