Building Technology



Features
November 07, 2016

Air quality matters in every room of the house, but unique factors are in play where cooking takes place

Features
September 01, 2016

Research and new methods are making it easier than ever to frame homes for lower utility bills and greater energy efficiency

Photo: CSIRO/Wikimedia Commons.

News
July 12, 2016

The rule covers commercial uses for drones that weigh less than 55 pounds and goes into effect in late August.

Growing number of large homebuilders adopting use of aerial drones

Photo: Richard Unten/Creative Commons.

News
June 02, 2016

Some 41% of builders with 100 unit starts or more said they would use drones within the next three years.

A recent study by KB Knowledge indicates that tight tech budgets are affecting the construction industry
Features
February 09, 2016

Recent report says reduced tech funding has led to a host of issues, including lack of industry innovation 

2015 DOE Solar Decathlon winner, Sure House
Features
January 15, 2016

Renewable energy systems meet smart design in the U.S. Department of Energy's 2015 contest

A growing number of home builders and land developers are using drones
Features
December 15, 2015

For some builders, drones prove to be a handy tool in marketing campaigns and site assessments

Features

Buyers of all ages want home automation

North American Passive House Network E-book Explains Passivhaus, Net-Zero Techniques

Courtland Place Passive House in Washington. Photo: Rob Harrison/Creative Commons

News
September 30, 2015

Free guide includes spotlight on individual projects

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