Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
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Making the most of innovations in energy efficiency demands a technical understanding of the whys and hows behind the codes themselves. Here’s how to bone up on what your code official will be looking for
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Bamboo has multiple benefits, including seismic resiliency. Bamboo structures often fared better in earthquakes than buildings made from conventional construction material such as concrete.
The updated rule reduces the permissible exposure limit for crystalline silica to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air averaged over an eight-hour shift.
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The guide features information on engineered wood products and recommendations for their use in a wide range of applications in residential and commercial construction.
New beach home in Avalon, New Jersey. Photo: Darrenn Williams/Wikimedia Commons
Builders, architects, and designers share what they want from new products, sales pitches, and manufacturer relationships
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For decades, Home Innovation Research Labs has been polling builders nationwide about which products they most rely upon. Now, the results are available to you.
Hempcrete provides natural insulation, is airtight yet breathable, impervious to mold, and virtually fireproof
Survey reveals home builders' quest to find the ideal weather, air, and thermal barrier.