Fall2010 Issue


Not All Radiant Barriers Are Created Equal

The attic accounts for a tremendous amount of lost energy. Homeowners who venture into the space are often hit with


Extreme Green

Feeling a draft or getting the shock of one too many high utility bills makes a homeowner start to think


Rebuilding in the Face of Devastation

After the seventh largest recorded earthquake in world history hit Chile in February, Chileans are in the midst of country-wide


Lessons Learned from Overseas

Because of its strength and versatility, engineered wood has many applications in addition to its traditional uses in the building


On Fire in California

Wildland-Urban Interface codes in California limit the options architects and homebuilders have for building materials, but Taiga Building Products is


Honoring the Past, Building the Future

Hard Bargain Mount Hope Redevelopment In 1866, a freed slave named Harvey McLemore purchased 15 acres of land in the


What’s New: Trends & Technology

Check out these websites.* New products can shape new directions in the building industry. Bosch® Power Box™ 360 According to


Builder Spotlight – Crosland Contractors

As the building industry continues to offer ways to cut energy use and costs, homeowners and renters alike are looking


Builder Trends

IBS 2011: Power up This January With winter upon us, the 2011 International Builders’ Show (IBS) is just around the


Facts & Figures

As a naturally regenerating building product, wood is one of the most renewable and sustainable construction materials available.* To manage