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Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool
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Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool

Havelock Wool is pioneering the use of unaltered sheep’s wool as an... More

How Buildings Learn
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How Buildings Learn

Bookmark this one for a cold winter night: The "flow" version of Stewart Brand's... More

New Bendable Concrete Is Stronger, More Durable, and More Sustainable
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New Bendable Concrete Is Stronger, More Durable, and More Sustainable

Researchers have perfected a method that will change how the world uses concrete. More

Perfect the Art of Staying Up to Date with Building Science
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Perfect the Art of Staying Up to Date with Building Science

As construction technology and performance standards continue to evolve, how can... More

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

Hiring a home performance specialist can not only solve complex problems, it can... More

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Product Transparency Movement Gets X-Rayed at Greenbuild

The Greenbuild expo covers a lot of ground. For remodelers, some of the more important topics involved energy rating labels and the notion that manufacturers should reveal more about what's in the goods they sell. More

Corbett Lunsford Introduces HERS Rater Test Prep Course
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Corbett Lunsford Introduces HERS Rater Test Prep Course

The author and developer of a range of books and tools for HERS raters, now offers... 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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Increase Profits: Home Performance for the Long Haul

Instead of trying to create a separate business or division focusing on home performance, perhaps remodelers should incorporate the principles into all their work. If there are incentive programs that help offset some costs, thatís a nice bonus, but home performance remodeling can provide long-term benefits for everyone involved. More

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