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Articles from Builder (January 1, 2004)

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A great year: the NAHB scored some significant successes in 2003 in a productive and exciting year. Conine, Kent 497
A model approach: a condo project creates an off-site model home that helps boost presales. Binsacca, Rich Brief Article 263
A place for everything. 475
About the project sponsors. 688
Adrenaline rush: a maverick management consultant suggests that by simulating a company turnaround when times are good, you can create unexpected profit centers. FitzGerald, Tom 1158
Air Vent. 158
All for one: this cavalier trio threatens to give the home building industry a taste of their steel. Power, Matthew 986
All in the family: our latest show home explores what today's families value in a new home. Thompson, Boyce Column 639
Amana offers energy efficiency and total indoor control. 348
Appleton Supply. 149
Awards Show: two awards programs offer companies the chance to improve their business practices. Brief Article 253
Beautiful energy-efficient Pella[R] products contribute to zero-energy home. 265
Best Buy is your best solution. 184
Big money: foundation earmarks $50 million to preserve affordable apartments. (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation). Rice, Alison 329
Blues skies: economists and builders expect the sun to shine on housing in 2004 and beyond. Rice, Alison 2617
Boral bricks, stone and pavers lend charming, old-world style to any home. 437
Builders sound off: the latest industry issues survey suggests that insurance woes reach from sea to shining sea. Power, Matthew 327
Calendar. Calendar 601
Catawba[R] Engineered Wood Siding leads the industry. Brief Article 191
Cause for alarm: millions of old homes may contain asbestos-laced insulation. Discovering it too late can spell disaster for both you and your clients. Power, Matthew 638
Changing of the guard: HUD and Freddie Mac each announce new leadership. Rice, Alison 418
Consistency and reliability are the core of trus joist products: Weyerhaeuser. good for the environment. good for your business. 328
Construction Metals Inc. 101
Cornerstone sponsor: Kohler Co. 270
Creative recycling: abandoned shipping containers get new life as live/work housing units. Stanley, Kathleen Brief Article 241
Culligan treats more of the home environment: water and air. 339
Defects showdown: construction quality gets scrutinized by the consumer press. Thompson, Boyce Brief Article 243
Degrees of success. Dannenbaum, Tom 708
Differentiate yourself with Wirsbo ... and turn options into opportunities. 125
Downsize matters. Furman, David F. Letter to the Editor 141
Dupont[TM] Tyvek[R], a true miracle of science. 383
DuPont[TM] Tyvek[R]. 136
Easy as 1-2-3. Zurier, Steve 131
Easy does it: John Laing Homes' Web site offers simple--and charming--navigation. Stanley, Kathleen Brief Article 233
Eco-friendly mortgages. 127
End grain: new Lyptus certified lumber shows its green side. Brief Article 214
Energy boost. Brief Article 133
Energy efficient mortgages promote the environment and sell homes. 311
Facade is prelude to charm. Illustration 448
Falcon in flight. Zurier, Steve 115
Family room. Rice, A. Brief Article 103
Flex time. (guest suites). Brief Article 277
Forced to file? (required incorporation of Florida independent contractors). Power, Matthew Brief Article 105
Fun book: Atlanta's sweeping BridgeMill community entices new buyers and honors existing residents with a colorful guide to its lifestyle events. Binsacca, Rich 320
Fypon, Ltd. 122
Garage options. Tringali, Dominick Brief Article 163
Georgia-Pacific. 120
Gibraltar Building Products: providing the strength, security and stability pros deserve. Company Profile 305
Grand Central Station. (increasing home organization). 660
Hail to Chief: Chief Architect 9.5 makes 3-D CAD easy--even for the novice operator. Stoddard, Joe Product/Service Evaluation 627
High speed network. Zurier, Steve 120
High wired act: Best Buy's Networked Home Solutions has the tech bases covered. Brief Article 286
Home tech haven: Arvida inks a deal with Bose and Philips to market home entertainment in two large projects in Florida. Zurier, Steve Brief Article 213
Hotsellers: sold out! Fast moving communities. Holzel, David 975
Hubbell Steel. 110
If mother nature had a deck ... why ChoiceDek[R] is an environmental favorite: Weyerhaeuser. Good for the environment. Good for your business. 281
In-Sink-Erator[R] products bring confidence to the kitchen. 278
It's all about connections ... 185
January 2004 Computer Directory. Directory 891
Keystone walls conquer hillside. Advertisement 324
Land wars: the relentless push by big builders, combined with a regulatory minefield, has forced small builders to skirmish over every scrap of available land. Power, Matthew Industry Overview 2332
Leviton: the single source for today's wired home. Hendler, Ian 445
Log home manufacturer specializes in borate pressure treatment company marks 25th anniversary with new products. 627
Lyptus[R]: the new hardwood that's good for the environment: Weyerhaeuser. good for the environment. good for your business. 334
Mass appeal: Intuit's Master Builder 2004 delivers a multifeatured back-office system at a price most builders can afford. Zurier, Steve 541
Maze nails. 102
Measuring moisture: a new study looks at how insulation affects water buildup on basement walls. Power, Matthew Brief Article 288
Meet the Ultimate Family Home Team. Editorial 193
Milcor. 119
Money talks! Builders spent $1 million in some local elections last November, backed it up with organizational know-how, and produced some significant wins. Zurier, Steve 771
More control, better communications, and increased productivity--all on schedule: Hyphen Solutions brings schedule management into the 21st century. Advertisement 268
Needed interface. Zurier, Steve 119
Needs work. Zurier, Steve Brief Article 121
Never let your customers take another cold shower! Give them an endless source of hot water with Rinnai Continuum and a savings of up to 70% off their hot water bills. 227
New Etails Apps. Zurier, Steve Product/Service Evaluation 139
New LiftMaster[R] product line features garage door opener for heavy, custom designer doors. 348
New view: Stephen and Diana Rolston of Land Ark Homes present a new model for small-volume builders. Rice, Alison Company Profile 1650
New ways to build. Binsacca, Rich 679
New ways to collaborate. Binsacca, Rich Brief Article 197
New ways to cook. Binsacca, Rich 379
New ways to expand footage. Binsacca, Rich 608
New ways to live outdoors. Binsacca, Rich 514
New ways to live. Binsacca, Rich 386
New ways to retreat. Binsacca, Rich 546
New ways to sell. Binsacca, Rich 441
New ways to use space. Binsacca, Rich 459
NextGen04 selects Icynene[R] to conserve more than just energy. Brief Article 287
Off target? These market researchers say builders haven't yet supplied what aging boomers, whom they call 'nexers,' really want. Power, Matthew Brief Article 279
Opening doors: Fortune Brands buys ThermaTru for $925 million. Rice, Alison Brief Article 300
OSB standards. Hayes, Kevin Letter to the Editor 172
Outlook good: rising interest rates will not depress house prices. Seiders, David F. 508
Outside the box: WCI Communities thinks about more than the house when serving its upscale buyers. Rice, Alison Company Profile 1775
Participating sponsor: DuPont[TM] Tyvek[R]. 136
Participating sponsor: Georgia-Pacific. 121
Participating sponsor: LiftMaster[R]. 102
Pest management made hassle-free, safer and "greener". 438
Pinnacle sponsor: Pella. Brief Article 215
Pointing fingers: how did the nation get into this affordable housing mess? Power, Matthew Brief Article 244
Power of persistence: Florida builder Lee Wetherington retools his company for greatness. Gordon, Debra Company Profile 1794
Pressure points: new online tool helps select windows for coastal projects. Maynard, Nigel F. Brief Article 239
Private retreats. 469
Quick-Step. 123
Sales-lead gateway: new software helps builders manage Internet sales leads more effectively. Zurier, Steve Brief Article 279
Satisfaction guaranteed: a new study prescribes specific and proven methods that deliver superior customer service and achieve extraordinary levels of buyer satisfaction. Binsacca, Rich 4488
Show stoppers: get a glimpse of the hottest products at IBS 2004. (International Builders Show, Las Vegas, Nevada). Maynard, Nigel F. 1390
Site specific: the Web site for The Promenade Rio Vista in San Diego replicates the vitality of urban living. (California). Binsacca, Rich 379
Something for everyone. 303
Southeastern Metals Company. 102
Step up your standards with Silestone: an integrated, comprehensive and customizable program for your communities. Advertisement 447
Structurwood[R] oriented strand board: superior engineering that is environmentally responsible: Weyerhaeuser. Good for the environment. good for your business. 250
Super show. (2004 International Builders Show, Las Vegas, Nevada). Brief Article 151
Team player: NAHB president-elect Bobby Rayburn plans to house America's working families by fostering strategic partnerships. O'Keefe. Cati 941
The big picture: winning builders show that success in housing comes from more than just home construction. Rice, Alison Brief Article 240
The floor plan: new ways to design. Binsacca, Rich Brief Article 254
The New American Home 2004: Builder and the NAHB bring the urban loft to the cul-de-sac with a contemporary, eminently flexible house for affluent buyers and their ever-changing lifestyle needs. Binsacca, Rich 452
The plastic revolution: with factories running 24 hours a day to meet demand, makers of plastic-based building materials such as decking, fencing, and siding are moving into the mainstream at warp speed. Are these products the answer to our durability woes, or merely a fresh face shaking up an old business? Power, Matthew 2126
The shrinking lot: as lots tighten their girth, builders and architects are scrutinizing ways to make the houses on them live large. Weber, Cheryl 2858
The society brass collection is the ultimate in door hardware. 167
The Solar Group. 136
The ultimate family home uses the ultimate wallboard. 321
Top 10 elements of style: trends in home design reflect a consumer desire for less maintenance and more free time. Curry, Pat 3388
Ultimate Family Home: Builder's 2004 show home demonstrates how families really want to live. Stanley, Kathleen 1011
United Steel Products. 144
Weather Guard Building Products. 134
Web savvy: manufacturers eye virtual showrooms for home buyers and builders. Maynard, Nigel F. Brief Article 232
What's new on BUILDER Online: plan your show. 820
Wide open spaces. 338
Wireless pioneers: builders and developers are now rolling out full-fledged wireless communities. Here's a look at three groundbreaking projects. Zurier, Steve 1933
Wirsbo delivers a hot upgrade that puts safety first with AQUASAFE[TM] fire safety systems. Advertisement 255
Wirsbo improves the way the pros heat and plumb the homes they build. Advertisement 598
Work and play. 656
You build the house ... Sea Gull Lighting will light the home. 285
You're not just selling a house. Brief Article 164

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