November 2013 Table of Contents

Features
If the House Is Tight, Better Make Sure It's Right If the House Is Tight, Better Make Sure It's Right

Hiring a home performance specialist can not only solve complex problems, it can prevent them from occurring altogether. Stacey Freed explains who to call, where to find that person, and what bringing one onboard will do to your project's bottom line. Read more

Restoring Coca-Cola Co. Founder Asa Candler’s Early 1900s Mansion Restoring Coca-Cola Co. Founder Asa Candler’s Early 1900s Mansion

Coca-Cola may be an institution, but the mansion built by the soft drink company's founder was crumbling. Its renovation and restoration won a Georgia team a Remodeling Design Award. Read more

First Word
Overcoming Nerves to Get the Profits You Deserve

Craig Webb talks overcoming the fear of losing a sale and bidding at the profit margins you deserve. Read more

Opinion
To Maximize Profitability, Track Labor Utilization Rates To Maximize Profitability, Track Labor Utilization Rates

Good remodelers track labor utilization rates for full-timers and some even award bonuses to employees who achieve a certain utilization rate. What's your strategy? Read more

K+B
Cool Style from California Faucets Cool Style from California Faucets

The sleek and stylish design of Rincon Bay brings an Art Deco feel to your bathroom design. Read more

Home Performance
Remodel Adds Energy Efficiencies Without Sacrificing Character Remodel Adds Energy Efficiencies Without Sacrificing Character

A whole-house rehab in Potomac, Md., hides ultramodern energy efficiencies behind the original 1967 look. Read more

Sun Seeker App Gives Users Site Orientation Insight Sun Seeker App Gives Users Site Orientation Insight

Use your smartphone to follow the sun's path over and through your jobsite for insight into how to maximize daylighting and passive construction. Read more

Products
Vectorworks Nomad 2.5 Goes Beyond the Cloud Vectorworks Nomad 2.5 Goes Beyond the Cloud

Vectorworks cloud tools now integrate with Dropbox so you can take your files anywhere. Read more

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