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Condensation Resistance Factor of Windows

Condensation is a common problem that occurs in residential structures, particularly in coastal areas like Long Island and the Hamptons where high humidity levels and temperature fluctuations can exacerbate the…

Frank Cuffaro

Long Island Septic Systems – Shift to I/A-OWTS

Much of Long Island, especially Suffolk County, uses septic systems because the area is relatively rural and has a low population density. Septic systems are typically used in areas where…

Frank Cuffaro

Shear Walls and Other Alternatives

When designing a house, or any structure, two directions of loading must be considered, that being gravity and lateral loads. If gravity loads (such as the weight of the structure,…

Frank Cuffaro