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There’s a New Code in Town: How Energy and Water Efficiency Codes Impact your Building Project

In an ongoing effort to improve the overall energy efficiency of homes in California, there are some new standards that took effect on January 1st, 2010,

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Why You Should Bring Your Builder in Early

When you embark on a building project, collaboration is a critical element of a satisfying experience. When the owner, architect and builder are working together, everyone wins.

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Allowances: The Tricky Part of Evaluating Contract Bids

When you embark on a building project, there are a lot of details that aren’t always known up front. A contractor will often estimate a cost for something, and when constructing the final bid on a project, put in an “allowance” of a certain amount, based on past experience, that should be enough to cover […]

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