The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
A compilation of HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on construction quality for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.
Three scalable solutions for enclosure offer options for efficiency
A tighter building envelope makes it more important than ever to be informed and vigilant about mold
Controlling cracks in stucco lessens the potential for more serious problems below the surface, but it requires a dedicated process and attention to detail
Keeping your floor systems solid and quiet is a true engineering challenge. Just don’t expect to get any kudos for it
Keeping water away from where it doesn’t belong is all in the details. Here’s a checklist
Modern building assemblies are less tolerant of design and installation flaws, which requires that today’s homes be better designed and built.
The Construction Defect Center helps buyers whose subdivision houses have not been built properly, investigating their leaking roofs and windows, and defects in roof shingles, stucco installation, wood siding, plumbing systems, and appliances.
The case was unique, as very few California construction defect lawsuits have gone to trial and then all the way to a verdict
RDC Fine Homes' first net-zero home employed a wide array of energy-efficient features. Image courtesy of RDC Fine Homes
Speakers who participated in the recent Net-Zero North American Leadership Summit share what the industry has recently learned about building to the green standard.