Extreme Weather Construction

New Skin for an Oceanfront Dormer
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New Skin for an Oceanfront Dormer

Advanced membranes and careful detailing help this coastal house face the elements More

February Tornadoes Hit Florida Hard
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February Tornadoes Hit Florida Hard

A bad tornado year in the South has researchers taking a closer look More

Reports Tie Increase in Coastal "Nuisance" Floods to Climate Change
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Reports Tie Increase in Coastal "Nuisance" Floods to Climate Change

Sea level rise brings frequent salt-water flooding of streets and properties,... More

Buzz on Facebook Becomes Buzz of Chainsaws
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Buzz on Facebook Becomes Buzz of Chainsaws

A social media campaign went viral after recent Florida tornadoes, and hundreds... More

Jonas Versus Jersey: Epic Snowstorm Floods the Shore
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Jonas Versus Jersey: Epic Snowstorm Floods the Shore

It was deja vu all over again for some Jersey Shore homeowners More

Concrete in Cold Weather: Research Drives Advances
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Concrete in Cold Weather: Research Drives Advances

Improvements in concrete chemistry and field practice are pushing the envelope for... More

Multifamily Project Profile: A January Slab Pour
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Multifamily Project Profile: A January Slab Pour

The onset of freezing weather hasn't stopped New England contractors from pouring... More

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December 2014 Letters

House on wrong lot; OSHA; I-joist roofs; home-performance contracting profitable where energy prices are high More

Monitoring Home Performance
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Monitoring Home Performance

Certain home performance problems are hard to catch because you may not be at the... More

Heat Pumps for Cold Climates
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Heat Pumps for Cold Climates

Mini-split heat pumps were a major topic at the Northeast Sustainable Energy... More

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