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As lumber shortages cause wood prices to skyrocket, the cost to build and buy homes is increasing. OX Thermo-PLY advanced structural sheathing helps builders cut costs without sacrificing performance
Pro Builder's annual list of the building products that garnered the most reader interest through the year
The hy-PE-RTube, developed by Zurn and Dow Solutions, is one of the first radiant floor heating solutions in North America leveraging polyethylene of raised temperature resistance (PE-RT) technology.
Simpson Strong-Tie’s new Strong Frame special moment frame, which is now code listed (ICC-ES ESR-2802), is designed to help prevent damage to structures in seismic events.
Situated on the picturesque Oregon Coast, Seaside is a community insulated between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade foothills. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been insulated from the housing downturn. Olstedt Construction has felt the blow like many builders around the country, but has found itself able to adapt and remain successful.
The International Code Council (ICC) and APA—The Engineered Wood Association have published an illustrated third edition of The Guide to the 2012 IRC Wood Wall Bracing Provisions. The book aims to provide an explanation of the 2012 International Residential Code, while exploring the history and theory behind wall bracing and providing real-world bracing application examples.
To minimize the loss of thermal resistance in design, the R-value of roof insulation should be computed based on the actual performance of the insulation material and the local climate, says the National Roofing Contractors Association.