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    Part two in a three-part series on balancing design and business.

  • Product Review: Air-Sealing Insulation

    Spray-on sealants and ‘flash-and-batt’ systems combine with new code requirements to reduce air infiltration and make insulation more effective.

  • Moisture-Resistant Drywall From Certainteed

    CertainTeed. ProRoc drywall with M2Tech technology features a water-resistant core and moisture- and mold-resistant paper face. The product is Greenguard certified and is available in Type X panels. M2Tech is also available in the companys newest product, AirRenew, which absorbs formaldehyde and...

  • Severe-Weather Housewrap From Propex

    Propex. Designed for coastal zones or other areas with severe weather, NapaWrap Coastal housewrap shields against moisture while allowing water vapor to escape; its tear resistance allows it to stand up to high winds. According to the company, the product has twice as much UV protection as...

  • Building Science: Advanced Rainscreens

    New research, code requirements, and material assemblies are driving strategic changes rainscreens.

  • Structural Sheathing With Moisture Barrier From Drywood Products

    Drywood Products. Providing a structural sheathing with a laminated ice and water barrier, Drywood roof and wall panels eliminate the need for felt paper, ice and water shield, and an air infiltration barrier, says the firm. A seam tape provides moisture resistance at abutting edges, valleys...

  • Product Review: Gypsum

    With a focus on durability and growing attention toward recycled materials--plus a new industry certification program--wallboard offers a number of opportunities to make greener selections.

  • Product Review: Insulated Concrete Forms

    The need for energy efficiency is driving interest in ICFs. Here's what you need to know before trying out this building system.

  • Weatherization Incentives Offer New Opportunities for Building Pros

    Maine remodeler offers advice for diversifying into home energy retrofits.

  • Water-Resistive Sheathing from Georgia-Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific. Nautilus combines OSB structural sheathing and a water-resistive barrier in one panel, reducing installation time; the panels install like traditional sheathing and seal with Nautilus seam tape. The panels include nailing guides that are visible through the integrated building...