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Q&A: The R-Value of Compressed Batts

Q: I have heard that the R-value of fiberglass insulation drops when it’s compressed. But now insulation manufacturers are offering higher-density batts with higher R-values. What’s going on here? More

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Report Cards for Carpenters

At job review time, how do you decide which workers have earned a raise? This company’s evaluation form may help. More

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Q&A: Optimal R-Values for Building Shell

Q: Puzzled by conflicting energy advice? We asked our panel experts to help out by... More

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Window Technology Update

Today’s high-tech windows offer more options than ever. We examine which features are worth the investment. More

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New Numbers for Dimensional Lumber

The design values for lumber are changing after 12 years of testing. Here’s how the new numbers will affect the way you build. More

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Focus on Energy: Bubble, Bubble, Foil and Trouble
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Q&A: Design Values For Site-Made Beams

Q: How do you calculate the load-carrying capacity of plywood strips in a site-laminated plywood and lumber header or beam? More

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