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Products

Connectors for pigtail wiring; UV-protective clothing; large capacity dehumidifier; rolling work center; wood tiles; easy-pull form stakes; colorful glass sinks; composite lumber fasteners; more More

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Making Sense of the Energy Code

The MEC provides three ways to comply: simple prescriptive rules, a “tradeoff” approach, and performance design. An energy consultant tells how to decide which method best fits your project. More

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Resources

Guide to corporate paperwork, masonry reference, historic restoration resources More

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Q&A: Insulating a Flat Roof in a Hot Climate

Q: I am reroofing a flat roof framed with 2x10s on a house in Tucson. The foil-faced batt insulation was installed more than 25 years ago and seems very spotty, so I’d like to replace it while the roof is stripped. Winters are mild here, but the summer heat is brutal. I use both a/c and evaporative cooling depending on the outside humidity level, so humidity inside varies. What’s the best way to insulate the ceiling joists to provide ventilation? And how should I handle the vapor barrier? Since I don’t want to remove the drywall ceiling, is there some way to coat the back of the drywall? Or can a synthetic roof coating be used as a spray-on vapor barrier? More

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State-of-the-Art Contractor: Quicken Your Accounting

Choosing between Quicken and QuickBooks More

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Eight-Penny News
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Eight-Penny News
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State of the Art Contractor: Databases Can Answer Many Important Questions
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Carpenters of Invention

Have you ever dreamed of making millions on a work-saving invention? Here’s a look at four who took the leap and are bringing their better mousetraps to market. More

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For What It's Worth

The Journal's pick of curious, interesting and useful products. More

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