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Soil Tests Ensure Solid Foundations
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Soil Tests Ensure Solid Foundations

This blog post takes a deep dive into the importance of checking soil suitability... Read more

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Ten New Cities Join the City Energy Project
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Ten New Cities Join the City Energy Project

More communities have committed to the plan to reduce energy waste in buildings. Read more

Construction Kicks Off at Zero-Energy-Ready Texas Development
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Construction Kicks Off at Zero-Energy-Ready Texas Development

Two builders break ground on Austin's Whisper Valley; homes will be ready early... Read more

Do Heat Cables Really Prevent Ice Dams?
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Do Heat Cables Really Prevent Ice Dams?

Heat cables may--or may not--be the answer for this wintertime woe, writes... Read more

Connecticut’s First Zero-Energy Ready Subdivision is Taking Shape
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Connecticut’s First Zero-Energy Ready Subdivision is Taking Shape

Singer Village combines historic preservation and tradition with cutting-edge... Read more

Prefab Cartridge-Built Home Honored for Its Design Smarts
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Prefab Cartridge-Built Home Honored for Its Design Smarts

Created by a team from Virginia Tech, the innovative LakeHAUS has received top... Read more

Measuring the Differences Between Red and Green Laser Levels
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Measuring the Differences Between Red and Green Laser Levels

Bosch product manager Tony Kang sheds some light on the advantages of the... Read more

Mechanical Engineer is Building an 8x6 Ski Lodge on Wheels for Under $4,500
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Mechanical Engineer is Building an 8x6 Ski Lodge on Wheels for Under $4,500

While Nathan Eigenfeld has no real construction experience, he’s come a long way... Read more

Follow the Construction of a Connecticut Passive Home
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Follow the Construction of a Connecticut Passive Home

The 3,400-square-foot farmhouse will include double-wall construction, advanced... Read more

Clayton Ups Its Green Game
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Clayton Ups Its Green Game

The manufactured home builder is seeking to impress young buyers with its... Read more

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