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Could Peel-and-Stick Housewrap Make Its Market Breakthrough?
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Could Peel-and-Stick Housewrap Make Its Market Breakthrough?

Changes in code requirements could help take these products from a niche market to... More

Home Shields
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Home Shields

These four products will keep your clients' homes protected long after you're done... More

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Former Furniture Store Transforms to Interactive Children’s Museum Former Furniture Store Transforms to Interactive Children’s Museum

From a utilitarian retail space to a hands-on children’s museum: See how Reader & Swartz Architects and Howard Shockey & Sons transformed this ordinary downtown building into a vibrant, lively education destination for children and families.See photos of the museum and more winners of the 2015 Remodeling Design Awards. More

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Flir One Could Be the Tool You Need This Year Flir One Could Be the Tool You Need This Year

Turn your iPhone into a thermal imaging camera for a fraction of the cost More

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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. More

Report: Air Sealing Trumps Insulation Type
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Report: Air Sealing Trumps Insulation Type

Experts at Building Science Corp., just released the results of a five-year study... More

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More Than Just Vinyl: Upsell the Insulation in Insulated Vinyl Siding More Than Just Vinyl: Upsell the Insulation in Insulated Vinyl Siding

There are many reasons why insulated vinyl siding, a premium product, is an attractive upsell to consumers. Its actual insulating characteristics should be foremost among them. More

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Who Will Rate the Raters?

It's all fine and dandy if home energy ratings are accurate. But what if the ratings are bogus? More

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How Energy Codes for New Buildings Can Apply to Existing Homes

Using the International Energy Conservation Code as a guide for improving existing buildings. More

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Insulation Options Insulation Options

Two inches of dense insulation give these doors an R-value of up to 19.4. More

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