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  • In the News

    New tax break takes shape; top-dollar tarps in New Orleans; unvented crawlspace design guide; 2005 Solar Decathlon; more

  • In the News

    Lead-paint lawsuit; California's revised lighting standards; report from New Orleans; smelly new septic systems; Florida roofers go comp-free; more

  • Notebook

    International code finally a reality; housewrap performance; OSHA takes on repetitive stress; innovative temporary shelter

  • Q&A: Is Treated Wood Weaker?

    Q: Is treated southern pine as strong as untreated southern pine? Can I use joist tables for untreated southern pine lumber to size treated joists?

  • Eight-Penny News

    LVL package house, limiting liability for scalding accidents, economic warnings for spec builders, frost-protected foundations

  • Eight-Penny News

    LVL package house, limiting liability for scalding accidents, economic warnings for spec builders, frost-protected foundations

  • Letters

    Keeping up with OSHA regs, blood lead levels clarified, nail strength, OSB

  • Eco-Friendly Building Products

    We review some practical products and materials that carry the green label.

  • Letters

  • Keeping the "Natural Look" on Wood Siding

    Can your natural wood siding stay forever young? An exterior finish contractor tells how you can come close.