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An architect designs a small in-town house that uses sustainable materials, solar energy, and water conservation to improve quality of life (and afford it)
by Christopher Stafford
Winner of a national green-building award, this low-maintenance house should produce as much energy as it uses
by Nathan Good
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How to Wire a Bathroom: Getting the Boxes Ready
The last step in the rough wiring process is to prepare the boxes for switch or outlet installation
How to Wire a Bathroom: Running Cable to the Boxes
This episode covers Cliff's technique for drilling holes, and pulling and attaching cable
How to Wire a Bathroom: Installing Electrical Boxes
After a review of the types of electrical boxes, Cliff demonstrates how and where to install them.
Air-Sealing Can Lights Safely
Common air-sealing enclosures can lead to melted foam, shorted wiring, and even fire
by Larry Armanda
Gene Myers, Zero-Energy Builder
This builder’s Denver-based company recently won its second grand award in the DOE’s Housing Innovation program.
by Boyce Thompson
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How do you air-seal recessed can lights that you can’t access from above?
by Martin Holladay
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