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  • Finding Hidden Heat Leaks

    Even many “energy-efficient” homes lose heat through overlooked gaps in the building’s thermal envelope. Here are the most common weak spots and how to fix them.

     
  • A Finish Carpenter's Wish List

    For interior finish work to look its best, the framing must be accurate. A finish carpenter tells where to take special care.

     
  • The One-Man Crew

    In most cases, the more worker on site, the less efficient the crew. A field production manager tells how to get more out of less.

     
  • Radiant Slab Techniques

    A heating engineer with a number of radiant slabs under his belt offers practical guidelines for successful slab-on-grade installations.

     
  • Remodeling Stress Syndrome

    Most customers experience stress during a major remodel. Here are some tips for helping your customers.

     
  • Shopping for Setback Thermostats

    An energy specialist tells what features to look for when selecting a setback thermostat.

     
  • Timber Ceilings in Stick-Built Houses

    Two timber framers tell how to combine an old-world timber-frame look with modern light-frame construction.

     

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