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Robot-Driven Mapping Makes Quick Work of Surveying
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Robot-Driven Mapping Makes Quick Work of Surveying

New technology saves time, money, and doesn't require specialized technicians. More

7 Steps to a More Energy Efficient Home
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7 Steps to a More Energy Efficient Home

From Canada, where they know from winter, some tips. More

New Rainscreen Product Hits the Market
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New Rainscreen Product Hits the Market

The 1/2-inch-thick high-density polyethylene panels won't support the growth of... More

Net Zero Can Equal Net Gains
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Net Zero Can Equal Net Gains

HERS scores aside, isn't higher performance when it comes to a home's capacity to... More

Framing Lumber Prices are Rising Again Year-Over-Year
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Framing Lumber Prices are Rising Again Year-Over-Year

Random lengths up 20%, CME framing futures up about 40%. More

New Steel System Makes Quick Work of Framing
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New Steel System Makes Quick Work of Framing

A Canadian technique incorporates steel framing and precut insulation to create... More

Efficiency, Sustainability Top Goals of 2015 Texas Remodeling Projects
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Efficiency, Sustainability Top Goals of 2015 Texas Remodeling Projects

The tops in payback were those that improved a home's curb appeal or energy... More

Boston Prefab Constructed in Four Months
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Boston Prefab Constructed in Four Months

The nine-module custom home arrived on the jobsite complete with wiring, plumbing,... More

New App Eliminates Re-Measuring for Siding Projects
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New App Eliminates Re-Measuring for Siding Projects

New James Hardie app generates accurate home measurements from smart phone photos. More

New Wall Assembly Combines Advanced Framing with Superior Insulation
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New Wall Assembly Combines Advanced Framing with Superior Insulation

New system slashes lumber use by up to 25% and eliminates the need for plywood or... More

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