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Exterior, poolside of modern mansion in hills above Los Angeles by Landry Design Group

Los Angeles-based Landry Design Group collaborates with structural and civil engineers on hillside homes to determine if the best seismic reinforcement is concrete caissons sunk into the ground, or a mat-slab foundation in which the home’s weight is evenly distributed across the foundation. Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer

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Resilient design creates homes that can survive natural disasters and stay functional in the aftermath

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All thermostat settings on the Nuheat Signature can be adjusted via wireless remote access through a smartphone app or a web browser—a first in North America. 

Nest Thermostat

Nest Thermostat

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The Nest “learning” thermostat adjusts its temperature controls to your personalized schedule.

Design tip: save $100 per house by following this simple advice

Design tip: save $100 per house by following this simple advice

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A simple item that builders are wasting money on is the HVAC line set, says architect Todd Hallett.

Product of the Week: Rheem Integrated Heating & Water Heating System

Product of the Week: Rheem Integrated Heating & Water Heating System

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The Rheem Integrated Heating & Water Heating System offers whole-house space heating and domestic hot water from a single source. When combined with Rheem cooling equipment, the system offers complete air and water home comfort.

NuTone LunAura ventilation fan

NuTone LunAura ventilation fan

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New line of ventilation fans from Broan-NuTone incorporates both a bright task light and soothing blue LED nightlight.

Product of the Week: Breez Ventilation Fan

Product of the Week: Breez Ventilation Fan

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Delta Group, one of the world’s largest providers of switching power supplies and DC brushless fans for the electronics industries, has adapted its ultra-quiet DC brushless motor design for its new collection of Breez Ventilation Fans.

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FALL 2018

This Month in Custom Builder

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A scientist and an accountant combine their varied skills in a sustainable building company

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