Proper Framing Leads to High Energy Efficiencies for Home

Proper Framing Leads to High Energy Efficiencies for Home

Contractors know that “Energy Savings Start with the Framing” and a home’s energy efficiency is significantly dependent upon proper framing. Over the past several decades Norbord, a world leader in OSB sub-floor, wall and roof sheathing has communicated with contractors...

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Sponsor: Norbord, Inc.


Homeowner's Guide to Roofing - What You Need to Know Before Buying a New Roof

Homeowner's Guide to Roofing - What You Need to Know Before Buying a New Roof

Shopping for a roof for your home can be a nightmare. There are so many types and styles of products. It can be a confusing, frustrating, and difficult project to embark on. This guide, developed by Classic Metal Roofing Systems,...

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Classic Metal Roofing Systems


Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Insulation Provides Substantial, Sustainable Benefits

Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Insulation Provides Substantial, Sustainable Benefits

Energy-conscious homeowners have realized substantial energy savings and increased comfort in new and existing homes with spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation. SPF insulation has dual benefits because it provides an air seal and insulation in one product. This white paper...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Rhino Linings


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Video | Oceanside luxury home uses composite roofing to battle corrosion

Video | Oceanside luxury home uses composite roofing to battle corrosion

Outside of the ocean view, the roof could be the next most valuable item a buyer considers on this home.

Historic Home Renovation Retains Authenticity with Modern Materials

Historic Home Renovation Retains Authenticity with Modern Materials

The homeowners wanted to update and upgrade their 6,000-square-foot home while still preserving the historic nature of the property.

Composite Roof Tiles Stand Up to Hurricane Irma

Composite Roof Tiles Stand Up to Hurricane Irma

Construction on the home was finished just a few weeks before the hurricane hit.

Thank a Framer Campaign Takes Aim at Construction Labor Shortage

Thank a Framer Campaign Takes Aim at Construction Labor Shortage

From 2006 through 2011, the construction industry lost 2.3 million jobs, and many of those people have since found other employment.

DOE Outlines Roadmap to Meet 2030 Solar Cost Targets

DOE Outlines Roadmap to Meet 2030 Solar Cost Targets

Research suggest that installing PV on new housing developments could enable residential PV installation savings of 61 percent relative to the Q1 2017 benchmark system price.

8 Winter Maintenance Steps for Homeowners

8 Winter Maintenance Steps for Homeowners

Taking steps to properly maintain your home during the winter months will mean saving money on things like burst pipes and damaged roofs. Regular winter maintenance will also mean a more comfortable home and lower heating bills. Here are the eight most important winter maintenance tips.

Luxury Floating Home Designed for Durability

Luxury Floating Home Designed for Durability

Exterior materials were chosen for longevity and ease of maintenance.

Choosing Natural Stone – Sustainable Beauty with Unique Character

Choosing Natural Stone – Sustainable Beauty with Unique Character

Natural stone remains one of the premier natural design and building materials. Find out why professionals trust natural stone to create a unique look with a minimal impact on the environment.

OSB Plant Re-Opening Revitalizes Manufacturing in Rural America

OSB Plant Re-Opening Revitalizes Manufacturing in Rural America

The demand for high-quality, high-performance building materials has increased tenfold.

High Performance Homes Earns 3rd Housing Innovation Award

High Performance Homes Earns 3rd Housing Innovation Award

Originating from a production home, the French Country architectural design was customized according to the homeowner’s desires.

New Colonial Home Wins Brick Architecture Award

New Colonial Home Wins Brick Architecture Award

Although appearing somewhat monumental when first encountered, the residence is actually of a quite intimate scale.

Here's How the Tesla Solar Roof Works

Here's How the Tesla Solar Roof Works

Two main factors have prevented solar roofs from becoming as mainstream as they ought to be.

New DIY Tool Changes the Way Homeowners Go Solar

New DIY Tool Changes the Way Homeowners Go Solar

The solar tool gives users a clear idea of what the home will look like with the panels installed.

EEBA takes summit to new level

EEBA takes summit to new level

Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building

Next Generation Roof Decks Help Fortify Homes Against Storms

On projects for Sapphire Homes in Gulfport, MS, general contractor John Price has to deal with a lot of rain. Rain is an almost daily reality on build sites in the coastal city, and that can spell trouble for roofs. Price relies on roof deck products that help achieve quick rough dry-in and ensure long-term durability under potential storm threats.


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