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Which New Year, you ask? Worried that I’m running a month late? Well, Chinese New Year was this week. So to celebrate, I thought we’d look at some snacks available over there. As you all know,
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I’ve talked about this quite often in the past, but I think we need to reinforce this concept again. When you look at formaldehyde in terms of composite wood products (like plywood in engineered...
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I don’t know if everyone’s made it home from Vegas yet … no, I’m not thinking of some flooring industry version of "The Hangover,” but more like the “The Day After Tomorrow” where the...
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I’m in Vegas this week, are you? If so, spot me on the floor and say hi! I’m here at Surfaces, but don’t forget, we have the NAHB show here in Vegas right now, too. Looking ahead to other...
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As it has become my habit, I’m starting the year with an index of past posts. I hope everyone finds this useful. Posts are sorted first by topic and then in chronological order. Some links appear...
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Happy New Year, All! I’m going to have to start the year with a small “nag,” reminding everyone that you have only five days to provide feedback on the draft to control formaldehyde emissions...
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Can you believe another year’s gone by? Seems impossible, but here we are. People are looking ahead, thinking that things should be better in the New Year. They’re optimistic and positive,
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It's a holiday week, and no one wants to read about anything green beyond—maybe—a Christmas tree. So, happy holidays, all!
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I’ve blogged a lot about IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) (see my IAQ blog post), but taking that a step further, we should be looking at the entire IEQ: The Indoor Environmental Quality. IAQ is part of...
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My editor, Kim, asked me a while back to look into underlayment. She said she’s gotten a few questions on it, mostly in terms of off gassing issues.There is a lower risk of troublesome...
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