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  • October Letters

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    Q: Builders in cold climates often go beyond code-required attic insulation levels, especially when using a relatively inexpensive material like blown-in cellulose. Is the same approach helpful in cooling climates?

  • JLC Report

    EPA abandons lead clearance requirement; California risks forfeiting home-weatherization funds; Nevada's OSHA program told to ramp up citations; more

  • Plot Thickens in South Carolina Builders Liability Brouhaha

  • JLC Report

    Big builders push for energy-efficiency initiative; remodeling shows signs of rebound; San Francisco battles sewer sludge; more

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  • JLC Report

    Vacuum-insulated glass takes on triple glazing; houses shrink while buyer satisfaction grows; Chicago builder pays $1 million to woman injured in deck collapse; more

  • JLC Report

    State legislators deal blow to residentialsprinkler codes; robo-houses provide a window on energy-upgrade payback; more

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