Since the launch of Professional Builder’s Daily Feed newsletter on June 4, 2014, I have scanned thousands upon thousands of news stories about or related to home building in some way.
“The first dozen or so attempts to build net-zero [homes] in Oregon fell short because they missed the mark on efficiency and performance,” says Sam Hagerman, co-owner of Hammer & Hand and president of the Passive House Alliance US.
On Sunday, April 7, the first four families received keys to their homes in the St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity Eco Village project in River Falls, Wis.
Using natural light and environmentally friendly materials are two keys to designing a sustainable home.
A spring home tour offered by the League of Women Voters in the affluent Boston suburbs of Concord and Carlisle is focused on innovations in energy efficiency, green construction, and issues of accessibility as they relate to house design.
Although the idea of a great room has been around for many years, the design and definition have both evolved.
Houses are a series of integrated and interrelated components and systems that all affect each other.
A look at 14 economical upgrades for single-family homes.
The 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard recently approved by the American National Standards Institute is now available for purchase through BuilderBooks.com in print and e-book formats.
Dual-master designs are gaining in popularity as more home buyers face multi-generational living situations and are looking to age in place. The House Review design team presents four dual-suite plans that maximize flexibility and functionality.
For-sale multifamily housing is poised for an upswing, but it’s not going to overtake rental apartments just yet. There’s room in the market for both to succeed.