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The Lowdown on Energy-Heel Trusses

Raised-heel trusses, also known as energy-heel trusses, deliver cost-effective energy performance. Insulation can increase a home’s energy efficiency, but only ...
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DOE Announces the Initiation of Round Robin Testing for Ceiling Fans

Calling all labs equipped to run DOE test procedure for ceiling fans for testing opportunity. The U.S. Department of Energy ...
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Weather Resistant Vs. Water Resistant Barriers

Knowing the difference between weather resistance and water resistance is key to choosing the right building wrap for your project ...
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Why Are So Few Westerners Embracing Metal Roofs To Resist Wildfire?

Despite well documented evidence that metal roofs save homes, West Coasters lag in market penetration. PORTLAND, Ore.—With increasing threats of ...
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Two New Factories in Washington Bet on Taller Wood Buildings

The two Spokane facilities will create the cross-laminated timbers needed in high-rise wood frames allowed under new codes. As reported ...
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CodeWatcher Architects Farm Bill

Why Architects are Paying Attention to the Farm Bill

Architects are paying close attention to the Farm Bill because it could support innovation in building materials. If you look ...
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