Technology has become integrated into our homes with devices such as networked doorbells, smart thermostats, and wireless light bulbs.
Wood-based products that are RPP-certified are eligible to receive points toward a National Green Building Standard Certified Home.
Serosun Farms near Hampshire, Ill., is a community zoned for farmland preservation and limited development. The plan calls for 114 lots amid at least 165 acres of farmland and additional acres for greenspace, woodlands, and community gardens. Above is Serosun's first model home dubbed the Swainson House (Photos: Jill Buckner).
Access to locally-grown, organic food is emerging as the hottest tool for building communities.
Cookie-cutter streetscapes are giving way in master planned communities, and the Housing Giants that builder them are focusing on product diversity, quality of life, and neighborhoods.
Dwell Development enhances a Seattle infill master planned community with sustainable houses
Professional Builder’s annual Housing Giants list, ranked by revenue, includes 252 of the nation’s largest builders.
The 0.3 percent gain in March, combined with February’s 1 percent gain, has construction spending as high as it has been in years
The governor’s office said in a statement that the action is being taken due to the expectation of more frequent and severe weather events as a result of global warming.
Although rare, rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods share the common theme of having experienced large home value appreciation rates over the past decade
Employers should consider providing workers with hats outfitted with mosquito netting to protect the face and neck.
Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary Clayton Homes buys Middle Tennessee homebuilder.
A panel of industry judges selected the 20 most innovative new product solutions of the past year, from wireless sensors to spray foam to a graywater treatment and management system.
The house will consist of prefabricated modules for rooms and living spaces.
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Thanks to favorable median home prices, affordability, inventory, and cash buyer competition, cities like Indianapolis and Birmingham may be just what first-time buyers are looking for
If voters approve, utilities would have to continue to give solar customers a one-to-one credit for most of the excess power they send to the grid.
Home renovation is expected to reach $325 billion by early 2017, marking the highest level in 10 years
Building codes, local zoning ordinances, and rules governing aesthetics within the boundaries of homeowners’ associations have not always kept up with advances in sustainability.