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Simple Elegance​

Simple Elegance​

The simplicity of this Colonial interior is offset by the intricate stencil work done by itinerant artist Moses Eaton, who created the pattern of stencils on this wall around 1820.

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Smart Storage Design

Smart Storage Design

Thoughtfully designed storage space is invaluable

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Coping Crown Molding on Inside Corners

Coping Crown Molding on Inside Corners

Learn how to cope crown molding with this simple approach

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Honeywell Begins Production of a New Refrigerant With a Lower Environmental Impact

Honeywell Begins Production of a New Refrigerant With a Lower Environmental Impact

The company says the new insulating agent and refrigerant has a drastically lower global-warming potential than industry standards.

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Report: Tougher Energy Codes Dont Lower Consumption

Report: Tougher Energy Codes Don't Lower Consumption

A researcher finds strict building codes in California have failed to lower energy consumption while adding thousands to construction costs

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EPA Warns of Radon Hazards

EPA Warns of Radon Hazards

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Warning that radon kills thousands of people annually, the government agency urges more people to test their homes

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Older Americans and the Smart Grid

Older Americans and the Smart Grid

Researchers explore how age affects attitudes about a more interactive electric grid: saving money vs. saving energy

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An artist’s bedroom

An artist’s bedroom

Freeing up ideas about homebuilding can offer new solutions to old problems.

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Settling in for the Winter

Settling in for the Winter

This lovely historic farmhouse, situated in an apple tree grove was renovated by architect Bob Knight of Blue Hill, Maine and exemplifies the beauty of a well cared for home as a winter evening approaches.

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Down with pop-up drains

Down with pop-up drains

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Tired of fiddling with the lift rod on your bathroom sink? California Faucets has an answer.

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Color!

Color!

A cheerful interior that soon became my favorite photo from 2014.

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Great Collaborations

Great Collaborations

What fosters great collaborations?

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Self-Taught MBA: The Rebirth of Mr. X

Self-Taught MBA: The Rebirth of Mr. X

An update from the author of the anonymous blog, “How I Wrecked My Business, Screwed My Friends, and Almost Destroyed My Marriage.” Hint: He’s a green-building entrepreneur again, and successful.

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The Best Way to Sharpen a Pencil on a Jobsite

The Best Way to Sharpen a Pencil on a Jobsite

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If you’re working on a job and your pencil point breaks, you could sharpen it with a utility knife, but there’s a better way.

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Wind Farm Leaves Property Values Unscathed

Wind Farm Leaves Property Values Unscathed

In one recent study, researchers in Canada reviewed more than 7000 property sales before arriving at their conclusion

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New Tariffs Imposed on Chinese Solar Panels

New Tariffs Imposed on Chinese Solar Panels

Duties are intended to protect U.S. panel manufacturers from unfair trade practices, but not everyone in the solar industry is cheering

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Double-sided fireplace

Double-sided fireplace

For a family of five, this fireplace provides lots of opportunity for enjoyment and warmth

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  A Biedermeier Style Writing Desk

A Biedermeier Style Writing Desk

The influence of the Biedermeier aesthetic is visible in the clean functionality and beautiful craftsmanship of the piece.

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The Swiss Army Sink

The Swiss Army Sink

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These American-made kitchen workstations include premium sinks and a wide range of accessories.

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Fresh Snow, Clear Blue Sky

Fresh Snow, Clear Blue Sky

A farmhouse on a snowy hill presents a special challenge.

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