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Advanced framing method reduces lumber, improves energy efficiency


Are you using too much lumber when building a home? Thanks to advanced insulation materials, traditional framing methods requiring tighter stud spacing and larger dimensional lumber are being reconsidered by builders and remodelers. Lumber, after all, has a lower R-value and higher price than insulation.

In the video below, Matt Risinger of Risinger Homes in Austin, Texas points out the key differences in traditional and practical advanced framing. Be sure to check out Risinger’s YouTube channel for more great building tips and reviews.

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