BUILDER Magazine —
Villages of Seven Lakes, Nova Scotia
Imagine the challenges a developer might face after buying 2,000 acres of "public" land. Gail Penney, President of the Seven Lakes Developments Ltd., discusses conservation, consultation and collaboration and the building of a unique community within the Halifax Regional Municipality.
TRADITIONAL VS. MODERN REPOINTING MORTAR:
When it comes to restoration, it pays to understand the difference. Industry expert Paul Jeffs tells us why.
ALL WRAPPED UP / THAT'S A WRAP
A look at insulated weather barriers. | Understanding fluid-applied air/moisture barriers.
COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION: Financing Growth
Construction can be a notoriously difficult industry. Projects can require a significant amount of up-front capital, and many construction firms struggle with financing. If you are looking for financing, there are a number of options you can consider.
Find out how customer-centric home builders have leveraged the customer experience as a key differentiator from the competition.
BUILDING SCIENCE: Performance of Tubular Daylighting Devices
Compared to conventional skylights, TDDs have the advantages of energy savings, lower solar heat gains, and relative ease of installation.
TOOL TALK: Indoors and Out
Whether it's fencing and fasteners or LED lighting and a heavy duty cordless reciprocating saw, these new products are sure to make life on the job a little less difficult.
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