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NEW CONSTRUCTION

  DESIGN/BUILD ISSUES

A number of issues related to new home construction are addressed in this section.
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Design/Construction

Construction Waste Minimization Methods  PDF  HTM
Efficient Design and Construction  PDF  HTM
Elements of an Energy Efficiency House  PDF HTM
Recycled Construction Materials  PDF  HTM
Minimizing the Use of Lumber Products in Residential Construction  PDF  HTM

Heating and Cooling

Air Source Heat Pumps  PDF  HTM
Automatic and Programmable Thermostats  PDF  HTM
Cooling Your Home Naturally  PDF  HTM
Cooling Your Home with Fans and Ventilation  PDF  HTM

Landscaping

Site Development for Environmental Preservation and Energy Efficiency  PDF  HTM

Water

Low Water Use Benefits and Methods  PDF  HTM

Windows

Advances in Glazing Materials for Windows  PDF  HTM
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