Energy efficiency



Features
December 08, 2016

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.

Features
December 08, 2016

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

Features

Creating a sealed, insulated, and air-conditioned crawlspace solves a host of potential problems, regardless of where you build 

Photo: Jon Callas/Creative Commons

News
November 30, 2016
Features
November 07, 2016

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

Features
November 07, 2016

Air quality matters in every room of the house, but unique factors are in play where cooking takes place

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