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Duct Length Calculator Tool by Broan

Broan has created an Allowabe Duct Length Calculator Tool, which is an online tool to help builders, contractors, code officials and other building professionals to calcute the maximum allowable duct length. This easy-to-use, flexible tool calculates maximum allowable duct length … Continue reading

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BUILDER SPOTLIGHT: PASSIVE DWELLINGS

  Passive Dwellings creates net zero energy buildings that provide exceptional comfort and will survive for multiple generations. Typical American buildings use wood as their basic building material. Most wood-based structures exist for a relatively short period of time because … Continue reading

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Safer, Stronger Homes: Reducing Your Risk During A Natural Disaster

With the Hurricane Harvey devastation in Houston and the impending doom of Hurricane Irma en route, we thought it would be a good idea to revisit a popular publication written by Newport PartnersĀ and ARES Consulting for the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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