Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
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.
The American National Standards Institute, ANSI, recently approved the 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard, the first update to the standard since the original edition.
When it comes to specifying window systems for new-home projects, energy efficiency and price were always the top two drivers of purchasing preference.
During New Homes Month in April, the National Association of Home Builders is showing home buyers why they can afford a higher-priced home—if it's new construction.
A look at 14 economical upgrades for single-family homes.
A Florida House bill that says state agencies should decide on a project-by-project basis which green certification standards are used on state construction passed a subcommittee vote 12-1.
An Olympic-caliber rower, former professional boxer, award-winning chili cook, and cat trainer are among home building’s young superstars to be named 40 Under 40 winners for 2013 by the editors of Professional Builder magazine.
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.
A new study shows the risk of mortgage default is one-third lower for energy-efficient, Energy Star-rated homes—a factor lenders and Congress should consider when making mortgage loans and policy.
Grayhawk Homes has been selected as a 2013 Energy Star "Partner of the Year" for its demonstrated efforts in promoting and constructing energy-efficient homes, the company announced.