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  • What Happens When You Go to Arbitration?

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  • Notebook

    NAHB pulls out of NFPA code process, new device for drying basements, California claimed unfair to nonunion apprenticeship programs, suburb’s no-step entry requirement dropped, Business Tune-Up, more

  • Notebook

    Phaseout of CCA lumber, Marvin wins lawsuit, Stanley Tools moves offshore, exploding water heater saga, more

  • Q&A: Blueprint Abbreviations

    Q. Where can I find a key to architectural abbreviations used on blueprints?

  • Notebook

    Job-site waste, training older workers, results of JLC Internet use survey, more

  • Notebook

    International Codes update, a look at “nominal” sizes in building materials, trend toward minimum home sizes comes to Utah, new tax rules for small businesses, more

  • Q&A: Hickory Flooring Over Radiant Heat

    Q: A customer wants me to install hickory flooring over radiant heat. Does hickory present any unusual problems in this application, compared to other species?