Saint Louis County Ponders Energy Code Upgrade
Local authorities in Missouri’s Saint Louis County are considering how quickly the energy code there should change.
Federal Government Draws Lessons From Joplin Tornado
A U.S. government research agency has released a long report that analyzing damage from the tornado that blasted Joplin, Missouri in spring of 2011, and suggesting ways the nation could better prepare for similar storms.
Comeback Milestone: Joplin, Missouri Hits A Billion In Post-Tornado Permits
Rebuilding is not complete, but Joplin’s post-tornado building boom is rolling along.
Trench Collapse Kills Missouri Man At New Home Site
An excavation cave-in snuffed out the life of 49-year-old Brian D. Allen of Windsor, Missouri, last week.
The current owners contracted to have the house placed on a new foundation … but...
Practical Engineering: Resisting Tornado Damage
This APA storm report shows that structural sheathing, metal connectors, and...
Chimney Relining Options
A wood-heating authority evaluates several systems for bringing old, unlined chimneys up to current standards of safety and performance.