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March 2023

Building Envelope Pre-Construction Meeting

When homeowners make the decision to re-side their homes, they’ll likely look to their contractor as a trusted expert to help them realize their project goal: create a beautiful, better-protected, more energy-efficient home. It’s no small undertaking. Expectations are high and getting the project right the first time will be important to your business and reputation. To prepare for customer consultations, keep in mind these common questions you might receive.

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February 2023

Exterior Remodeling: Common Questions from Homeowners about Re-siding

When homeowners make the decision to re-side their homes, they’ll likely look to their contractor as a trusted expert to help them realize their project goal: create a beautiful, better-protected, more energy-efficient home. It’s no small undertaking. Expectations are high and getting the project right the first time will be important to your business and reputation. To prepare for customer consultations, keep in mind these common questions you might receive.

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February 2023

Replacing Windows & Doors: Preventing Moisture Issues

For homeowners, replacing doors and windows may seem overwhelming. But it’s also an exciting project that can result in a beautiful, better-protected, more energy-efficient home. Window and door installers play an important role in the replacement process, helping homeowners understand the process, costs, and more. Consider these reasons why homeowners initiate replacements and steps you can take to ensure lasting performance and beauty.

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January 2023

Re-siding a Home: Getting Weatherization Right

When working with a homeowner on a re-siding project, professional exterior remodelers understand it’s much more than simply installing the selected cladding. With every re-siding project, there is an opportunity to improve the weatherization system to bring the home up to code, protect against moisture, and even reduce energy costs.

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November 2022

Benefits of Modular Construction

Modular construction offers benefits to builders and developers, especially when scale and repeatability can be achieved. It involves producing standardized components – either 2D panelized or 3D volumetric units – in an off-site factory and then assembling them on-site. Also referred to as “off-site construction“ and “prefabrication”, modular construction is gaining traction in the U.S. as material and labor shortages and demand for new housing persist.  

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November 2022

Modular Building System Basics

High-performance buildings go beyond code, focusing on a building-science-based systems approach to improve energy efficiency. According to the National Institute of Building Sciences™, building science is defined as a field of knowledge that draws upon physics, chemistry, engineering, architecture, and the life sciences. Understanding the physical behavior of the building as a system and how this impacts energy efficiency, durability, comfort, and indoor air quality is essential to innovating high-performance buildings. 

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