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LVL-Engineered Wood-Laminated Veneer Lumber

There are a dozen or more engineered wood manufacturers, but only a few may be available in your area. The Engineered Wood Products Association has a good list.

Green Flooring Alternative

Concrete and gypsum-concrete products are becoming increasingly popular as green” flooring alternatives.

Maximize the Energy Efficiency of Your New Home

Site your building to maximize or minimize solar gain depending on your climate and use deep overhangs and deciduous trees to maximize seasonal shading.

Ask the Architect announces a new FREE service called “Ask the Architect“. A well designed home or room addition is essential to building a cost effective and more livable home. Is bigger better? Is it possible that new technology and/or new materials might have drawbacks? …And, so on. Professionals in home design know the answers. It’s what […]