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  • Should Codes Require Wind Upgrades When Homes are Elevated?

    A Connecticut news site wonders why flood-resistant provisions are required in some Connecticut coastal remodels, but wind-resistant improvements aren’t.

  • Ryobi A18MS01

    In a recent JLC Tools & Equipment forum, several contributors, including Connecticut remodeler Phil Herzegovitch, said they liked Ryobi’s A18MS01 miter-saw stand. Herzegovitch has now been using two of these stands for more than five years.

  • Preservationists Try to Save Historic Coastal Connecticut House

    A 1789 house in the historic district of Milford, Connecticut, faces the wrecking ball if it can’t attract a buyer by January 14, 2014.

  • Nor’easter Bizzard’s Storm Surge Slams Coastal Homes

    When the storm finally struck, even police were surprised at some locations by the combination of high tide, storm surge, and waves.

  • "Weeding Out the Weak": Blizzard Poses Risk of Roof Collapses

    Whether roofs fail depends on specifics of the weather — as well as on the special vulnerabilities of particular buildings.

  • Hurricane Sandy: Aftermath

    Along the battered Northeast coast, contractors assess the damage and get to work

  • Frost-Protected Shallow Garage Slab

    Instead of excavating to below the frostline, insulate below the edge of the slab and out from the building

  • Irene's Outages Put Backup Power to the Test ~

  • Special Citation - The Cushing Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

    Like a cabinet of curiosities, the Cushing Center—home to Dr. Harvey Cushing's collection of human brain specimens, one of the most unique and significant medical collections of the 20th century—slowly reveals itself to visitors.

  • LED Learning

    In its fifth year, LEDucation continues to draw large crowds and provide a much-needed industry resource for the exhibit and educational discussion of solid-state lighting (SSL) products and materials. Organized by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY), an all-volunteer group, this...