SelectCyclerâ„¢ Whole House Ventilation System

The SelectCyclerâ„¢ System is a cost effective, whole house mechanical ventilation solution for ASHRAE 62.2 compliance. By combining the best parts of both central fan integrated ventilation and exhaust fan ventilation, the SelectCycler System provides the ultimate energy efficient ventilation solution.

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AdvanTech Flooring's Subfloor Exposure Deck

We installed AdvanTech flooring and 12 competitor subflooring products on an outdoor exposure deck and tested their performance after 30 days of harsh southeast weather.

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AdvanTech Flooring's Nail Holding Power

No yetis were harmed in the making of this video, including the one that attempted to remove a nail used to demonstrate AdvanTech flooring's nail holding power.

Enjoy this video spoof while learning why AdvanTech flooring is FLAT OUT BEST for a quiet, stiff floor.

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AdvanTech Vacuum Soak - Water Resistance Comparison

Watch this amazing video comparison of AdvanTech flooring vs OSB when placed in a water vacuum chamber. You'll see AdvanTech flooring's moisture resistant resins in action!

AdvanTech flooring's moisture resistance offers you:

  • 500-day no-sand guarantee
  • Improved cycle time by reducing costly rework
  • Less swelling, delamination or cupping

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Subflooring: The Hidden Asset

The subfloor is as important to a floor’s longevity as is the actual finish, if not more so. Here’s what you need to know to do it right.

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Better Building Practices: Subflooring

While the subfloor may be overlooked, its importance cannot be overstated. Quality-driven builders reduce callbacks and improve customer satisfaction by using subfloor panels that exceed minimum standards.

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Manufacturing Windows and Doors: What Qualifies as Sustainable?

This course examines what makes a window truly sustainable. We discuss the important aspect of energy efficiency, but have deepened our study of sustainability to include a manufacturer’s attention to resource efficiency, to occupant health, and to durability. When all four factors are robustly addressed by a manufacturer, the windows and doors that company produces will more fully embrace the spirit of sustainability that green-leaning architects want for their buildings.

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Building Materials Matter – Life-Cycle View Supports Informed Choices, Contributes to Sustainable Design (Online Version)

A focus on energy efficiency has led to widespread improvements in structural building materials. With an abundance of information and competing environmental claims, determining a material’s true impacts is a challenge. This course examines materials throughout their life cycles and focuses on international research supporting the use of wood while considering some advantages of concrete and steel; it also touches on efforts of all three industries to lessen environmental impacts.

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Building Materials Matter - Life Cycle View Supports Informed Choices, Contributes to Sustainable Design (Print Course)

A focus on energy efficiency has led to widespread improvements in structural building materials. With an abundance of information and competing environmental claims, determining a material’s true impacts is a challenge. This course examines materials throughout their life cycles and focuses on international research supporting the use of wood while considering some advantages of concrete and steel; it also touches on efforts of all three industries to lessen environmental impacts.

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Multifamily, Mid-Rise Buildings Using Wood Construction - A Cost-Effective and Sustainable Choice for Achieving High Performance Goals (Online Version)

Multifamily housing is an active part of design and construction activity across the U.S. Steel, concrete, and masonry typically come to mind as structural materials; in recent years wood construction has become popular due to its cost-effective, code-compliant, and sustainable attributes. This course will review reasons for the rising popularity of wood in multifamily buildings, review code compliance and fire safety considerations, and discuss techniques for successful wood building designs.

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