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Summit Appliances Ingenious Refrigerator

This counter-depth refrigerator packs 18 cubic feet of storage into a compact... More

Maryland Shore Towns Resist High-Rise Development

Along the “Delmarva” shore, coastal residents are pushing back against intensive development of the waterfront and beach. More

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Colorado Ponders Statewide Code In Wildfire Zone

A governor’s commission is split on whether the state should require fire-resistance measures for homes in the urban-wildland interface. More

Washed-Out Mass. Homeowners Wonder: Is It Worth Rebuilding?

A nor’easter took their homes away. Now, Plum Island property owners near Boston, Mass., are pondering their options. More

In New Jersey, New FEMA Flood Maps Bring Controversy and Confusion

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has adopted FEMA’s tough new advisory flood maps for the New Jersey rebuilding. But he also says the maps may be eased when the final version comes out. Is he right? More

On a Florida Beach, a Tree House Crosses the Line

If you want to know how big a deal coastal construction and zoning regulations can be, you don’t have to look further than the tree house at Angelinos Sea Lodge, a bed-and-breakfast getaway at Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, Fla. More

After Sandy, New Flood Maps will Reflect Rising Risk

New York City authorities are planning to re-draw the maps that define the areas... More

After Repeat Floods, Rebuilding Better

Rebuilding will not mean simply putting back what was there — in many cases, homes will have to comply with tougher standards than before. More

Coastal Communities Moving to "Form-Based" Zoning Codes

Coastal Communities Moving to "Form-Based" Zoning Codes ~ More

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