Energy Efficiency

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Build It Right: Raised-Heel Trusses

Raised-heel trusses provide a simple, cost-effective way to meet stricter energy-efficiency codes and standards. More

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March 2012 - ProSales Chart of the Month

Next time your contractor customer considers adding green features to a house he's... More

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New Ways To Better Insulate Concrete Walls

Here's how to make sure concrete masonry block walls are insulated to meet... More

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Code Challenge

When the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) takes effect in January, it will raise the energy bar more than any previous code, with a targeted 15% jump in the energy efficiency of new homes vs. the 2009 code and a 28% improvement over 2006. Getting over that hurdle will challenge builders and inspectors. More

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Windows Wanted: Cash Reward

Larger sizes, darker colors, energy efficiency, and durability shape the future of fenestration. More

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Build it Right

With the new standards for the federal Energy Star Qualified Homes program issued... More

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Engineered Wood

When builders think of going green in coming years, which construction products... More

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Rising Star

Like a spaceship rocketing into the heavens, the Energy Star for Homes program is... More

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Got Builders Going Green? Here's Where They Should Focus

The message is as clear as glass: Consumers searching for homes say... More

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