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What I Learned at AIA Atlanta 2015
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Remembering the Great War in Italy
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A Good Reason to Talk to Myself
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Dealing with Snow and Ice Dams in Traditional Roof Systems
"Ice damming occurs when heat loss causes snow to melt and slide down the slope of the roof."

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