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    Radiant floor heating can provide cost savings and comfort in those hard-to-condition commercial places.

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  • Concrete Slab Insulation System From CertainTeed

    CertainTeed. EnergyEdge insulates concrete slab edges, which the company says can account for 8% to 24% of a homes energy loss. The R-10 system consists of PVC rails, snap-on braces, and expanded polystyrene insulation. A retrofit product also is available. 800.233.8990. www.certainteed.com.

  • Strong Results for World of Concrete

    World of Concrete 2010delivered another strong event with 55,108 registered professionals and 1,354 exhibiting companies.

  • Vegetated-roof Failure Teaches Lessons

    The original vegetated roof on the M Financial Building in Portland, Ore., never lived up to expectations.

  • Hardwood Flooring's Green Message Grows on Pros and Consumers

    As recently as a year ago, Epcon Communities was not specifying hardwood flooring in its home market of Columbus, Ohio. The builder of slab-on-grade, ranch condominiums in the $180,000 to $250,000 price range installed carpet and vinyl surfaces in its homes, says Craig Thomas, vice president of...

  • Structural steel framing and precast concrete panels

    As the general manager of a custom home builder in Orlando, Fla., Mike Williams is very familiar with concrete and steel as building materials. His usual routine, as it is for most Gulf Coast builders, is to construct a first level of masonry block over a concrete slab foundation and then top that...