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Red, White, Blue, and Green: Warroad, Minnesota

Part 2 of 5 examining five winning projects of the GSA’s 2010 Design Awards More

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New + Notable

20 products for green-built homes, including an electric-vehicle charging station, an energy management system, and insulated framing. More

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Insulated, Engineered Stud From EC Mfg.

EC Mfg. Thermal bridging through wood framing accounts for significant heat loss in every home. The rSTUD is an engineered stud with a foam thermal break sandwiched between two pieces of LVL to create typical nominal-dimensioned studs. The high-density foam delivers stud R-values of 7 for a 2x4 and R-21 for a 2x6. According to the company, using the studs can boost a homes efficiency by up to 20% versus traditional lumber. 800.768.7054. www.ecproducts.us. More

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Decay-Resistant Cedar Siding From Western Red Cedar Lumber Association

Western Red Cedar Lumber Association. Available in a range of patterns and grades, Western red cedar is naturally resistant to decay and insects and can be left untreated for a natural patina or painted or stained. Wood from SFI-, FSC-, and CSA-certified forests can be specified. The product is stable and will remain straight and lie flat. 866.778.9096. www.wrcla.org. More

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Old Is New Again

The Flip House remodel re-used nearly all of the materials deconstructed from the original 1924 home. More

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Old Is New Again

The Flip House remodel re-used nearly all of the materials deconstructed from the original 1924 home. More

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Product Review: Exterior Cladding

When it comes to selecting siding, there are lots of options--and no silver bullet. Here's what attributes to look for. More

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Reclaimed Wood Flooring From HomerWood

HomerWood. Reclaimed Hardwood flooring is crafted from slow-growth Appalachian timber from deconstructed barns in Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The kiln-dried wood features character markings such as nail holes, cracks, and mineral streaks. It comes with the companys low-luster Oil Naturals finish. 814.827.3855. www.homerwood.com. More

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Proposed Wood-Certification Benchmarks for LEED Fail to Win Enough Support

Multi-year battle over expanding certifications recognized by USGBC’s rating system ends short of necessary two-thirds vote, thus leaving requirements as originally written. More

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Proposed Wood-Certification Benchmarks for LEED Fail to Win Enough Support

Multi-year battle over expanding certifications recognized by USGBC’s rating system ends short of necessary two-thirds vote, thus leaving requirements as originally written. More

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