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Hurricane Season Is Nearly Here: Are You Ready?
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Hurricane Season Is Nearly Here: Are You Ready?

Hurricane season officially starts June 1. Will it be an active one? Read more

New Program Supports Initiative to Make Going Solar Faster, Cheaper
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New Program Supports Initiative to Make Going Solar Faster, Cheaper

Communities are invited to receive technical assistance to help spur solar market... Read more

How a Building Shakes During an Earthquake, Visualized
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How a Building Shakes During an Earthquake, Visualized

The US Geological Survey was able to model how an Alaskan building shook during a... Read more

They Don't Build Them Like They Used To
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They Don't Build Them Like They Used To

A Comparison of Three Residential Constructions Read more

A Building Detail to Avoid
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A Building Detail to Avoid

Building scientist Matt Rising steals onto a jobsite to expose details builders... Read more

Roofing Mistakes that Can Get a Builder Sued
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Roofing Mistakes that Can Get a Builder Sued

These roofing mistakes can lead to leaky houses and unhappy customers. Make sure... Read more

"Game of Homes" Coming to a Small Screen Near You
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"Game of Homes" Coming to a Small Screen Near You

Home energy professionals have a fun new way to learn about everything from... Read more

Is It Time to Evolve?
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Is It Time to Evolve?

Don't be afraid to try out new or alternative building materials, products, and... Read more

Texas Team Wins DOE's Race to Zero
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Texas Team Wins DOE's Race to Zero

The winning entry is a zero-energy affordable house designed for a Houston... Read more

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