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Today’s weather in Atlanta is perfect for opening the windows of your home to get some fresh air. Do you know why?
If you’re tired of wasting time, energy and water waiting for hot water to arrive when you open the tap, a pump may be the answer to your problem.
Tight houses need ventilation – they need polluted indoor air replaced with fresh outdoor air. An energy-recovery ventilator (ERV) or heat-recovery ventilator (HRV) can be a great way to save energy while ventilating your house.
The International Builders Show (IBS) is presented annually by the National Association of Home Builders. This year, 75,000 people attended the show in Las Vegas.
Yesterday, a senior Republican Congressman from Michigan unveiled his proposed tax plan. One of its gimmicks is sure to reduce our home values.
Changing a zoning ordinance often takes months of process and public meetings yet it’s the effective date that may cause the most disruption for property owners. Addressing this simple issue can significantly improve the process.
The U.S. Department of State has opened a public comment period for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. You have until March 7th to share your opinion!
Building codes have just recently required an exterior discharge for exhaust systems. What if yours doesn’t discharge to the exterior?
Central air conditioning systems are designed to meet loads based on averaged high and low temperatures. What happens when these temperatures are exceeded?
In 2007, the US Congress passed legislation to phase-out incandescent light bulbs. The remaining 40 and 60-watt lamps will be phased out in early 2014… with some exceptions!
Ryan Taylor and Bryan Readling just presented an update on the residential building codes of Georgia. Are the building codes in your state changing on January 1st?
Leave a comment at the bottom of this blog post to let us know if we’ve missed any shows you’re planning to attend!
Holiday shopping days are upon us. Instead of buying something just to have a gift to give, why not give the gift of creativity to the people in your life?
This year, the United Nations has designated the 19th of November as World Toilet Day. Founded in 2001, the day is intended to raise awareness of the need for better behavior and policy on water and sanitation issues that affect our health.
The devastation and loss of life from Typhoon Haiyan is still being calculated and, over the weekend, the American Midwest saw many tornadoes from a severe weather front. The terrible results from these storms have re-ignited the discussion about building to resist megastorms.