As the housing market continues its path to recovery, certain mistakes when using engineered wood products (EWP) are becoming more common.
Between 1980 and 2009 energy consumption per U.S. household declined despite the increased number of larger houses with more personal computers, large-screen TVs, and other electricity-consuming gadgets in the U.S.
Photo: courtesy Rheem Manufacturing
New energy-efficiency standards will make water heaters more expensive, bigger, and more complex to install. Here’s what you need to know
A home produces enough energy to charge electric cars and power part of the museum next door
Photo courtesy of Honda Smart House US.
Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America program tested three dehumidification scenarios in 10 homes that were constructed as part of Project Home Again, a humanitarian effort funded by Leonard Riggio, president of Barnes & Noble bookstores, to provide housing for low-income New Orleans residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
Controlling humidity in humid climates, such as New Orleans, can be a sticky business
Google Streetview of Norton Commons.
A ground-source heat pump will be required in every unit.