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Lumber Liquidators Warns of Possible Department of Justice Criminal Charges
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Lumber Liquidators Warns of Possible Department of Justice...

An Associated Press story reports that Lumber Liquidators shares plummeted... Read more

Home Depot's Got Hire Power
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Home Depot's Got Hire Power

MarketWatch correspondent Andrea Cheng spotlights Home Depot's plans to go on a... Read more

Super-efficient Straw-bale Houses Hit the Market in the UK
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Super-efficient Straw-bale Houses Hit the Market in the UK

Sustainable, plentiful, and durable, straw could be the green building material of... Read more

How-To Videos for Low- and Steep-Slope Roofing
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How-To Videos for Low- and Steep-Slope Roofing

The videos from the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association detail the anatomy... Read more

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Sustainable Construction a Hot Opportunity for Innovation
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Sustainable Construction a Hot Opportunity for Innovation

The growing interest in green building is proving to be a golden opportunity for... Read more

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Steel Roofs Can Last As Long As The Buildings They CoverSteel Roofs Can Last As Long As The Buildings They Cover

A new study finds that certain metal roof systems can last at least 60 years. Read more

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IBS/KBIS: The Final Product CountdownIBS/KBIS: The Final Product Countdown

IBS and KBIS 2015 are just days away; if you're going to be at the show, make sure your plans include stopping by these companies' booths to see their hot new products.  Read more

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Recycled Fiberboard May Boost Green BuildingRecycled Fiberboard May Boost Green Building

Green Building Elements showcases a new environmentally-friendly building material: Ecor, a high-strength yet lightweight natural corrugated fiberboard. Read more

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Is OSB Airtight?Is OSB Airtight?

Builders and researchers are beginning to find air can leak right through oriented strand board. Read more

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Turn Up the Heat: Five Fantastic Fireplaces Turn Up the Heat: Five Fantastic Fireplaces

As temperatures continue to drop, these new fireplaces provide a spot that everyone will want to gather around for warmth. Read more

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