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Home What Should I Use

Navigating the sea of product options to make the right decision for a project’s design, client, and long-term success can be overwhelming at best. Join high-performance builder Jake Bruton as he guides viewers through his approach to material selection for critical assemblies and systems. From exterior envelopes and foundations to mechanicals and interiors, Jake shares an in-depth review of essential decision-making factors for successful builds.

Join Jake as he demystifies residential code, industry standards, and building science principles to help inform product decisions throughout the home. Whether you're a seasoned contractor refining your methods or a homeowner curious about construction nuances, “What Should I Use?” breaks down complex concepts into practical, applicable insights for your next project.

Tune in to the Series Premiere on Thursday, March 28th and check back for monthly episode releases.



What Should I Use? Episode 1 - Windows


In this episode of What Should I Use, host Jake Bruton unpacks the complicated world of windows concerning health and safety when it comes the to the International Residential Code (IRC), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), and how he as a builder views window selection.

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