Make sure your loved ones get a look at this. And don't forget, your partner, spouse, even your older kids and other significant family members and friends are probably going to love one or two of these ... and if they don't, well, they probably ought to have a few anyway.

Always practical and always thoughtful, Matt serves up a number of tools and gadgets - each one part of your everyday carry or close surround. This year, he also offers up five go-to books. This is not Matt's comprehensive list of building knowledge and business references (see link below for more), but here are two books that will provide a stable foundation of building science, two must-reads for building your business acumen - both sets are critical to advance any building company - and one more that will serve as a valuable tool for personal growth.

Maratac Flashlight -
Benchmade Barrage -
NEBO BIG Laryy 6306 -
P3 P4400 Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor -
Thin optics -
Aukey Power Bank 20000mAh -
Aukey LED Desk Lamp with Wireless Charger -

New Rules of Marketing and PR (6th Edition) -
Buildings Don’t Lie -
Builders Climate Guide [for Matt's CZ] -
Ownership Thinking -
Best Self Journal -
All the “Builders Climate Guides” can be found at here at Building Science Corp.

If you are shopping for the holidays, be sure to check out the Build Show Amazon store to find all of Matt's favorites gifts, gadgets, books, tools, and so on, all with free Amazon Prime shipping.

Be sure to follow Matt on the Build Show and on Instagram @risingerbuild