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  • Making the Best of Rising Energy Costs

    Now is a good time to refine your green strategy in a way that guarantees profit.

  • Insulation That Works

    In more than 25 years of consulting with builders on ways to avoid callbacks, Steve Easley has spent his time solving problems related the heat and moisture transfer, because this is where builders — even very good builders who deliver well-appointed homes to the coastal elite — most often get...

  • Lightweight Facade Systems

    KieranTimberlake Associates has developed a strategy to achieve high performance in lightweight facade systems.

  • A Builder's Guide to Energy Codes

    A close look at current energy codes - and where they're headed.

  • Process Makes Perfect

    High-performance design creates healthy environments for high-performance learning.

  • Daylighting for the 21st Century

    daylighting is one of the oldest and most treasured aspects of architectural design. Perhaps its history is why designers treat it more like fine art than building technology. In the title of his quintessential book, legendary lighting designer and educator William Lam describes daylight in...

  • Letters

    Proper water-heater temperature; performance guidelines; preventive maintenance; more

  • New Tools for 2002

    From the aisles of the National Hardware Show, these pro-duty tools may answer the needs of your production team.

  • Designing & Testing Forced-Air Systems

    Here are steps you can take to ensure proper sizing and installation of air-conditioning and forced-air heating. Included is a list of detailed specifications that will guarantee state-of-the-art performance.

  • Exterior Soundproofing That Works

    These details, used in soundproofing programs near the nation’s airports, do a good job of keeping exterior noise out.