High-Performance Building

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Building a High-Performance Shell for a House

Advanced framing and exterior foam reduce conductive heat loss and provide good air-sealing opportunities. More

2010 Editor's Choice Awards

This year's search for outstanding new tools, equipment, and innovative features... More

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Getting Certified for Home Energy Audits

As the owner of a small remodeling and handyman company (nearly $1 million annual... More

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What's New in Insulation?

Improved materials and hybrid systems make it easier to build energy-efficient... More

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In the News

Energy Star raises the bar with tough new 2011 specs; asphalt roofing prices defy downturn; Pella scores high; more More

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Making the Best of Rising Energy Costs

Now is a good time to refine your green strategy in a way that guarantees profit. More

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Insulation That Works

In more than 25 years of consulting with builders on ways to avoid callbacks,... More

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A Builder's Guide to Energy Codes

A close look at current energy codes - and where they're headed. More

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Proper water-heater temperature; performance guidelines; preventive maintenance; more More

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New Tools for 2002

From the aisles of the National Hardware Show, these pro-duty tools may answer the needs of your production team. More

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