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Webinar: Project and Trade Management Musts—The New American Remodel 2023
Access the webinar here to learn project and trade management lessons from The New American Remodel 2023
How to Attach a Patio Roof to an Existing House
A graceful integration may mean more work but improved functionality and aesthetics
How To Improve Energy Performance in Existing Attics
There’s more to insulating the attic than attic insulation; there’s venting, air sealing, and misery
Model ReModel 2022: A Case Study in Sustainable, Thoughtful Construction
The eighth annual Model ReModel project features an accessory dwelling unit, designed for aging in place, attached to a 19th-century Victorian
AnotherStory: Revamping the Second-Story Addition
An architect and remodeler are marketing a new method for completing second-story additions
How to Replace a Window (Part 2)
This time it’s in a fat wall wrapped with a housewrap air barrier and exterior rigid insulation
To Vent or Not to Vent a Home?
The Model ReModel 2022 remodeler must make a decision for the net-zero accessory dwelling unit
3 Pro Tips for Insulating Foundation
Symbi Homes builds and remodels green from the ground up at the Model ReModel 2022 project, the Regeneration House
Using XPS to Insulate Foundation
Symbi Homes plans to achieve several green certifications for its remodel of a 19th-century Victorian, our Model ReModel 2022 project.
Siding Restoration on a Historic Home: Part 1
In order to give our Model ReModel 2022, a 19th-century Victorian, a proper facelift, the Symbi Homes team opted to repaint in a new palette. The age of the home required a specific approach to manage lead paint and historical requirements.
The New American Remodel 2022: Performance Showcase
The New American Remodel 2022 team transformed an old home into a Net Zero thoroughbred while keeping its charm.
What is a Deep Energy Retrofit?
Model ReModel 2022 will undergo a deep energy retrofit—here's how.
10 Criteria to Measure the Health of Your Business
Richardson walks business owners through different areas to reveal necessary insights.