The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
Now in its fifth year, the Standard Bearers Awards for Excellence in Energy Code Compliance recognizes states, cities, and individuals that raise compliance with building energy codes and improve the efficiency of buildings and homes using cost-effective, innovative strategies
The five-bedroom home feels like a resort, with a row of guest suites lined up along the entry courtyard. The master suite takes up an entire corner of the house, with a spa-like master bath that stretches longer than the sleeping area itself.
Professional Builder’s Show Village and the New American Home make for a record number of show homes at this year’s International Builders’ Show
Creating a sealed, insulated, and air-conditioned crawlspace solves a host of potential problems, regardless of where you build
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In many places, the resources essential to builders are scarcer and more costly than ever before. This overview looks at the state of each one—and who’s leveraging what’s available
Air quality matters in every room of the house, but unique factors are in play where cooking takes place