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Posts by Brooks Perlin

NYPHC '15: Policy, Passive House and a Resilient New York Future

Some immediate issues addressed were code compliance issues, causing Passive Home architects to first apply for “Special Consideration” before beginning construction. It is also difficult to reach Passive Home Standards in High Rise ...

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Teak decking basic information

1x4, Random lengths 3’-9’ Material is surfaced to 7/8” x3.5” wide, all 4 edges rolled with ¼” Radius.  We can surface thinner than 7/8” but not thicker.  We can also eliminate the rolled edges or add a groove for deck clips, Ipe Clips or ...

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Plantation teak versus Burmese teak

Proteak is plantation grown teak that is all FSC certified.  Proteak comes in grades up to the highest quality (Fine European Quality or FEQ) teak but much less expensive than old growth teak.  Most of the world's old growth teak comes from ...

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