Fire Safety

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Stone Wool Insulation

Previously sized for metal studs, the AFB (acoustical fire batt) line from... More

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Energy-Efficient Dryer Exhaust Duct Ventilator

Power ventilators purport to improve dryer performance and reduce lint buildup. More

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Common Code Mistakes

Code expert Glenn Mathewson highlights the construction practices that are most... More

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What California Needs Now: Affordable Fire-Resistant Homes

Connect Homes’ line of resilient modular houses are ideal for wildfire-prone areas. More

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How to Safely Shut Down a Construction Site

The coronavirus is forcing many construction companies to suspend operations on... More

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Restoring a Fire-Damaged Home

Learn how one Vermont contractor juggled the wishes of his client with the demands... More

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Millions Lose Power in California

Pacific Gas and Electric's planned shutdown is intended as a wildfire prevention... More

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Planned Power Shutoffs Worry California Communities

To limit the risk of wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric warns of week-long power... More

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Solar Panel Fire - NCIS Cape Cod

The second panel-removal crew finally arrived. This time they meant business.... More

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Exterior Air for a Masonry Wood-Burning Fireplace

What are the code requirements for supplying combustion air to a masonry fireplace? More

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