Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Hempcrete provides natural insulation, is airtight yet breathable, impervious to mold, and virtually fireproof
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The move to digital can potentially help both builders and buyers save money
Houston-area builder M Street Homes' first Zero Energy Ready Home employs a unique bundled arrangement of mechanical systems
More than 250 of sustainability’s cutting-edge practitioners will gather in Boston
Builders considering going green should take a holistic, systems approach to the home
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Taking energy-efficiency lessons from theory to practice by building a passive house
The 2014 PCBC show home will provide a mountainside retreat in an area rebuilding from wildfire.
Advanced framing techniques aid zero-energy ready home performance.
Builders would be wise to institute proven innovations in materials and methods before more jurisdictions adopt the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code.