Our cover is not all that's newcomments (4) March 18th, 2010 in Blogs
If you've recieved the newest issue of Fine Homebuilding, you likely noticed that we redesigned our cover. We put some long days into it, and we’re pleased with the way it is coming together. Like most projects, however, we have a punch list. The first item on that list is to hang a tagline under the logo. We have some ideas, but we haven’t finished working out the details. If you think you can express what this magazine is all about in just a few words, post a comment below to join the crew.
You may be wondering what the cover redesign means. Don’t worry—all we’ve done is change the color of the paint. Well, we moved around the furniture a little, too, and upgraded for energy efficiency.
What I’m trying to say is that we moved “What’s the Difference?” to the front of the magazine to make room for a new department in the back. We realize that high-performance homes rely on a series of meticulously executed construction details, so we asked our colleagues at GreenBuildingAdvisor.com to provide “Energy Smart Details” for each issue of Fine Homebuilding. Their first contribution, is about how to retrofit basement insulation in various climates.
If you’re not so interested in what’s new with us, then I suggest you jump right to Should Your Windows Be Saved?, where associate editor Rob Yagid weighs the options for upgrading leaky old windows, to Improve Your Work With SketchUp to learn how a free design program from Google can help you to become a better builder, or to Tool Test: Portable 10-in. Tablesaws to see new safety features on portable tablesaws.
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