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On the Front Lines: Ray Tonjes, Ray Tonjes Builder Inc.

The Texas builder, a fixture in Austin’s green building scene since its early years, reflects on the industry’s evolution and the importance of building science. More

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Merit Award: Jewell Street, Austin, Texas

A gentle facelift of the existing home combines with a modern, edgy rear addition. More

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Merit Award: Jewell Street, Austin, Texas

A gentle facelift of the existing home combines with a modern, edgy rear addition. More

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Optimizing Windows

Spot-specing windows based on their orientation--rather than installing a houseful of the same model--can have a significant impact on efficiency and homeowner comfort. More

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Selecting Windows for Multifamily Projects Is Harder and Easier Than You Think

How do you spec durable, high-performing windows for a multifamily project? Very carefully. More

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Kroon Hall

Kroon Hall, the new School of Forestry and & Environmental Studies at Yale sets a new and modern standard for sustainability on campus. More

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Windows & Doors Review: Impact-Resistant Glass

By the end of next year, heavy-duty, impact-resistant windows will come standard in all new WCI Communities homes along the hurricane-prone Florida coast ;even though local codes allow builders to substitute less-expensive accordion or roll-down shutters. More

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Window & Door Review: Energy-Saving Glazings

Indeed, aluminum cladding has been embraced by builders and consumers for its reliable performance and low-maintenance characteristics. "It's crisp, stable, and it doesn't expand and contract like other materials", says Engerman. Unfortunately, it is also a good conductor of heat and cold. To compensate, manufacturers are engineering their newest models with the highest-performing glazings, such as argon-filled low-E2, and other insulating materials. Consequently, products such as Caradco's Tradition Plus and Pella's ProLine double-hung aluminum-clad wood windows meet or exceed the DOE's tough Energy Star requirements. More

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Record Company Owners Create a Unique Live/Work Space

A 120-year-old brick structure underwent a complete rehabilitation, incorporating clever resource-conservation strategies and setting some precedents along the way. More

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Home Renovation Models Green Living

The Gottfried home in Oakland, Calif., earned Platinum with 106.5 out of a possible 136 points in the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Homes program. More

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