Tesla vice-president of engineering Steve MacManus departs company

  • Steve MacManus, vice president of interior and exterior engineering at Tesla, has departed the company.
  • MacManus did not respond to a request for comment, but he updated his LInkedIn in July to say he was now at Apple. 
  • His exit came amid Tesla’s routine end-of-quarter rush to deliver cars to waiting customers — and adds to a growing number of executive departures in recent months. 
  • A Tesla spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment. 
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Tesla’s vice president of interior and exterior engineering, Steve MacManus, has left the electric automaker, according to a source familiar with the matter. 

MacManus did not respond to a request for comment. An email to his company address was returned with an auto-response saying the account was no longer valid. 

A company spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

MacManus was not the

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2 hidden details in ‘The Office’ you’ve probably never noticed

If you’ve rewatched The Office more than once, you’ve likely picked up on some Easter eggs or noticed certain filming consistencies and wondered whether or not they were intentional.

On the latest episode of the , former co-stars Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey talked about two of these instances and shed some real light on just how high the attention to detail was on set.

The episode Fischer and Kinsey discussed was Season 2, Episode 21, “Conflict Resolution.” It shows everyone getting their photo taken for an ID badge, and also follows Michael who’s made it his mission to sort through Toby’s stack of employee complaints and resolve all the issues in the office. But it also features two details that only the most attune fans will pick up on.

The first is that Jim Halpert seems to be the only member of the team whose talking heads are filmed

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RR-1104: Hygrothermal Analysis of Exterior Rockwool Insulation


Many concerns, including the rising cost of energy, climate change concerns, and demands for increased comfort, have led to the desire for increased insulation levels in many new and existing buildings. Building codes are being modified to require higher levels of thermal control during almost every revision. The manner in which additional thermal insulation is added to framed wall assemblies is critical to their durability when considered over time.

This report is an extension of a previous analysis study titled “High R Walls for the Pacific Northwest – A Hygrothermal Analysis of Various Exterior Wall Systems”, conducted by BSC for Walsh Construction, dated June 1, 2010 that examined the predicted thermal and hygrothermal performance of 17 different wall assemblies in Portland Oregon.1

As part of the initial study, four wall assemblies constructed using various thicknesses of exterior XPS insulation were analyzed. For this report, the results from the

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Sheathing Exterior Walls | HomeTips

Most new walls need sheathing to strengthen them, to act as a nailing base for siding, and/or to boost insulation. Existing walls usually do not require sheathing unless you are stripping off the old siding and applying a different type that calls for sheathing. Be sure to check the siding manufacturer’s directions and local codes to determine whether sheathing is required. For help with sheathing siding, you may want to get quotes from local siding contractors.

Plywood sheathing is often the material of choice because of its strength and ease of handling.

There are two types of sheathing: structural and nonstructural.

Structural Sheathing

This type is integral to the house’s framing. It ties together wall studs, contributing shear strength and rigidity and forming a solid nailing base for siding materials. Most structural sheathings do not add much insulation value.

Common structural sheathings include plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), wafer board,

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Exterior Work Nearing Completion for Morris Adjmi’s 30 East 31st Street, in NoMad

30 East 31st Street’s exterior work is inching closer to completion, as installation of the light-colored panels in between the windows on the bottom of the northern elevation is now underway. Located in NoMad between Park Avenue South and Madison Avenue, the 479-foot-tall residential tower is topped-out at 40 stories, and the crossed beams at the top of the podium will soon be encased with the newly arrived panels. The 88,000-square-foot project is designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Ekstein Development and Pinnacle Real Estate. Douglas Elliman Development is marketing the building’s 42 units, which will be spread across 70,070 square feet for an average of 1,700 square feet apiece. Prices will range from $1.65 to $12 million.

Photos from West 31st Street and the surrounding vicinity show the recent progress on the façade.

Looking up from East 31st Street. Photo by Michael Young

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Wondering where to end your backsplash? Never even thought about it? It can be a surprisingly complex question. These tips will help you find the right place to stop your backsplash to get a crisp…

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Dark Green Cabinets Add Elegance to a Welcoming Kitchen (8 photos)

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The owners of this kitchen in Ireland had gathered lots of ideas from the houses they’d rented by the time they became homeowners. For help with remodeling their 1920s home, they turned to Declan…

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Before moving into their new condo after retirement, this Toronto couple wanted to transform it from dark and traditional to light and contemporary. They decided that the wife would handle the…

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How Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems Work

If you haven’t heard of exterior insulation before, chances are you’ve seen it without knowing it. Exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) are common throughout the United States and are easily mistaken for stucco or concrete. You’ll find them on all kinds of buildings, from residential to commercial projects: houses, apartments, condominiums, hotels, grocery stores, shopping plazas, office parks, mixed-use facilities, government buildings and more.

EIFS is wall cladding that uses stiff insulation boards on the outside of a wall and a plasterlike exterior covering. Think of it this way: Ordinary insulation is like thermal underwear worn inside, under your clothes to keep you warm and dry, and exterior insulation is like an extra shirt worn on the outside, layered over your other clothes.

There is an array of EIFS types; some rely on an outer barrier to protect against water penetration, while others are designed with a secondary drainage

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