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Major Surgery for a Failing Fat Wall

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Vermont Modular Builder Shoots for Net Zero

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Electric Water Heating for a Low-Load Home

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A Passive House Consultant's Toolkit

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Working With Roxul Insulation

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Cold Snap Tests High-Performance Homes

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About Those Angled Gable-end Windows

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Prep to Finish Student Workshop: Spray & Backroll Finish

Students are taught ceiling spray/backroll methods using air assisted airless... More

Too Many Decking Products to Choose From?

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New Or Old, FEMA Flood Maps Don't Please Everyone

Expansive new FEMA flood zones have New York and New Jersey residents complaining.... More

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