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New Study Shows Brick Veneer Driest of Exterior Walls Tested

 Wednesday, February 23, 2011

A new study by the NAHB Research Center comparing moisture resistance among typical residential exteriors evaluated brick veneer as the highest in moisture resistance and dryness. As the trend toward lighter, tighter building methods continues to raise moisture concerns, the study aimed to determine how exterior cladding can impact the moisture content of the wooden components in the wall construction. Of the eight wall systems tested...

HLDI study of noncrash fire claims shows importance of recalls

 Friday, March 28, 2014

 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety / Highway Loss Data Institute

Study Shows P/C Insurers Plan to Hire, Grow Significantly in 2014

 Friday, February 28, 2014

 Insurance Journal