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  • Proposal to Require Hot Water Pipe Insulation

    To curtail wasted water and energy, the NRDC and the UA propose that all hot water piping systems in new buildings be insulated, such as those serving lavatories, showers, dishwashers, and kitchen sinks.

  • MONTANA

    HELENA—The Montana Board of Housing’s (MBH’s) 2008 qualified allocation plan (QAP) is mostly unchanged from the 2007 QAP, though one change may spur more development of units serving the lowest income levels.

  • Texas is Tops for Luraline Sales

    Lighting manufacturer Luraline has announced its annual Sales Achievement Awards winners. Two out of three of the company's top-selling sales agencies for 2006 hail from Texas. The Lighting Alliance of Dallas, which covers a sales territory ranging from New Mexico to northern Texas and eastward to...

  • Q&A: Why Asphalt Shingles Won’t Seal

    Q: Two years ago, in the middle of the summer, I re-roofed a house here in Montana with three-tab asphalt shingles. The south-facing slope came out perfect, but the north-facing slope would not seal. I know the temperature was hot enough and the installat

  • Letters

    Implied warranties, utility defends energy program

  • Notebook

    Coping with swings in lumber prices, back supports cut injuries, spray foam insulation outperforms fiberglass in extreme cold

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  • Recraft: An Environmentally-Friendly House

    A demonstration house in Montana proves it’s possible — and affordable — to build a conventional house with resource-efficient materials.