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Concerns About Cancer-Causing Asbestos Rise Amid 2016 Renovation Boom
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Concerns About Cancer-Causing Asbestos Rise Amid 2016 Renovation Boom

Interviews and an analysis of five years of enforcement cases point to big gaps... More

Clearing the Air
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Clearing the Air

A dust-control system that doubles as a marketing tool. More

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Fresh Air Shouldn't Only Be Outdoors

Most people spend more than 50% of their time indoors, so it is important to pay attention to the quality of the air in your home. That means more than installing a few carbon monoxide detectors or testing for radon. More

Seize the Day: Remodeling Projects Offer an Opportunity to Add Energy Upgrades
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Seize the Day: Remodeling Projects Offer an Opportunity to Add Energy Upgrades

Even if you don't specialize in energy retrofits, many popular remodeling projects... More

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New Solar Technology: Spinach May One Day Help Energize Solar Panels New Solar Technology: Spinach May One Day Help Energize Solar Panels

New research into photosynthesis looks at how to use it for powering photovoltaics. More

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Grow in the Residential Sector
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LightAir IonFlow 50 LightAir IonFlow 50

Featuring a patented, ozone-free ionization process and traditional electrostatic filtration, the IonFlow 50 product line helps remove dust, dirt, pollen, mold, and other contaminants to improve IAQ. More

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A Window on Permitting: Forging More Productive Relationships With Building Officials A Window on Permitting: Forging More Productive Relationships With Building Officials

Frustrated by permitting delays, remodelers reach out to building officials and see measurable gains. More

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Feds: Rip Out Problem Chinese Drywall

All the science isn't complete, but government agencies say drywall, electrical components, and fire and carbon monoxide alarms should be replaced in homes with the problem drywall. More

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Ask the Expert: Edward Voytovich Ask the Expert: Edward Voytovich

When it comes to "green" building, there is hype, and then there are the green building practices that are essential for remodelers to know about, such as combustion safety. More

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