Fire Safety

Wood Fireplace from Hwam
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Wood Fireplace from Hwam

The EPA-certified 3055 FS can heat up to 1,900 square feeet. More

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Closed-Cell Spray Foam

Touch ‘n Seal. FR Two-Component Class 1 Fire Retardant Foam, a closed-cell thermal insulating and sound attenuating polyurethane spray foam is suitable for use in new and remodeling residential applications. More

Green Chemistry
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Green Chemistry

Even though you may be specifying energy-efficient polystyrene, polyisocyanurate,... More

Chill Out
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Chill Out

A look at passive and active chilled-beam systems. More

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Feds Update Guidance on Fixing Homes With Tainted Drywall

The government has released updated guidance for fixing homes with tainted drywall that damaged new homes' electrical equipment, corroded pipes, and led to health problems. More

MP Rotator Sprinkler
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MP Rotator Sprinkler

With a multi-trajectory rotating system, the MP Rotator sprinkler delivers... More

Flood? Quake? Fire? Call an Architect.
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Flood? Quake? Fire? Call an Architect.

Architects can make the difference between a resilient community and one whose... More

Product Review: Water-Efficient Landscaping
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Product Review: Water-Efficient Landscaping

Reducing outdoor water use is a top priority. Here’s how to combine design and... More

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NAHB, CPSC Issue Guidelines on Chinese Drywall Abatement

Two days after the release of NAHB guidelines outlining the testing and remediation of contaminated Chinese drywall, the CPSC, in conjunction with HUD, issued its own report, one that differs from the NAHB document regarding electrical wiring. More

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UL Introduces Certification Program for Photovoltaic Systems Installers

Underwriters Laboratories’ new program will be available beginning in July. More

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