April 13, 2010
To repair or replace the windows on your antique home? Before you make your final decision, read the article by Rob Yagid.
April 12, 2010
Does it matter if you vent the top in addition to the bottom of the siding? Is it bad to ventilate the siding into the soffit? Does ventilating siding equalize…
April 10, 2010
Problems in Haiti have been highlighted by the start of the rainy season there. The temporary camps are becoming a muddy mess of slippery paths and "housing" is even less…
April 8, 2010
The first of a multi-part myth-busting series. Simple strategies for building green can cost no more than regular building; many actually reduce costs.
R-value measures heat transfer by conduction, convection, and radiation.
Thanks to the kind folks at the EPA you can now get an answer to your questions regarding the new requirement directly from them (well, through me). So post your…
April 7, 2010
How NOT to raise a 1920-vintage kit house, according to Buster Keaton.
April 5, 2010
In the wake of spring storms, rainwater collection makes more sense than rainwater mitigation
April 2, 2010
In 1985, Andy Hoffman had a degree in chemical engineering and a job working for the EPA. So what did he do? He became a carpenter.
April 1, 2010
Pick your favorite tools in a short survey and you might win a great prize.
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