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    Incorporating solar panels at housing tax credit properties offers many valuable benefits

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    LOS ANGELES—The second half of 2009 will be better than the first for the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) market, according a panel of investors and other industry experts.

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    Modular designers have shown they can provide upscale packages, but are the homes up to the challenges of coastal construction?

  • How to Build a Climbing Wall

    Q: I'm planning an addition for a client who wants to turn a 22-foot-high wall into a climbing wall. He would like this wall to closely resemble stone, but he doesn't want it to cost as much as natural stone. I've poured a lot of flat concrete, but I have never built something like this - so I...

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  • Overdriven Fasteners in ZIP System Sheathing

    Q. When fastening ZIP System sheathing to wall and roof framing with our pneumatic nailers, we've found that it's difficult to keep nail heads from penetrating the applied protective barrier on the face of the panels. Won't these holes compromise the moisture barrier's integrity and lead to...

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  • Framing Red Flags

    Catch these common framing and sheathing errors and you’ll prevent inspection failures and customer callbacks.

  • Building With Precast Concrete Panels

    Produce industrial-strength energy-efficient homes with hollow-core planks and precast wall panels.