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THE PROBLEM WITH WINDOW, PART II

The second problem with windows is their many edges. The older the windows, the more edges they tend to have, and each edge raises the probability that winter is coming into your house. Continue reading

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IT’S RRRRRTH DAY: IS YOUR R-VALUE HIGHER THAN A PILGRRRIM’S?

I’ve been studying the R-value of wood. Specifically, how does an inch of wood compare to an inch of fiberglass or foam insulation? I ask because my brother is preparing to sell his “plank house.” Continue reading

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