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Massachusetts Shore Towns Wrangle with FEMA over Flood Zones

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Deep Rafters for a Massachusetts Passive House

The massive ridge beam and deep I-joist rafters in this custom Passive House aren’... More

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Moving a Lighthouse? No Big Deal

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Insulated Footings for a Massachusetts Passive House

A Massachusetts builder starts a custom Passive House in suburban Boston with... More

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For New England Contractors, Spring Promises a Crush of Repair Jobs

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Retrofitting New Windows In An Older House - Part 2

In Part 2 of this slideshow series, Manny Silva installs the window in the opening... More

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Minnesota Crews Travel to Boston to Deal With Ice Dams

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Retrofitting New Windows In An Older House – Part 1

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From Boston to Los Angeles, Teardowns Spark Controversy

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Ice Dams and Roof Collapses Plague Wintry New England

Record-setting snowfall is wreaking havoc on roofs in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. More

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