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Planning Ahead for Combustion Air
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Planning Ahead for Combustion Air

When tucking a fuel-burning appliance into a small utility room, provide... More

A Simple Approach to Home Energy Rating
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A Simple Approach to Home Energy Rating

Here’s a manageable way to track and analyze the energy usage of your customers’... More

Replacing Windows in Log Homes
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Replacing Windows in Log Homes

While new construction projects are fewer and farther between these days, the tax... More

Concrete Houses for the Coast
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Concrete Houses for the Coast

Hurricane Katrina taught a valuable lesson: the only houses likely to survive the... More

High and Dry
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High and Dry

In the flood-prone Gulf region, an elevated home is a no-brainer. The classic... More

Rooftop Decks for Coastal Homes
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Rooftop Decks for Coastal Homes

Building a deck over living space can be a tricky proposition. An architect and... More

Cool Roofs for Hot Climates
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Cool Roofs for Hot Climates

The right roofing can dramatically reduce the cooling loads on a house, while... More

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Notebook

“Visitability” regulations, aging baby boomers, hazardous suburbs, contractors defeat the IRS, an energy-efficient steel wall, more More

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Notebook

Builders go online, low-cost energy upgrades yield two-year payback, new code reference, drywall study proves usefulness of corner clips, more More

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