Green Design



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When it comes to durability and style underfoot, hard surfaces are gaining, and nature-inspired materials are buyer favorites

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.

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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

Courtesy of Pixabay.com

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November 07, 2016

Builders and architects report on their challenges with high-performance homes

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September 01, 2016
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September 01, 2016
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June 06, 2016

Congress will need to reconcile the Act with a similar bill that was recently passed. A reconciled bill would pass through the House and Senate before reaching President Obama.

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Appliances that conserve make it easier than ever to build water-sensible homes

2015 DOE Solar Decathlon winner, Sure House
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January 15, 2016

Renewable energy systems meet smart design in the U.S. Department of Energy's 2015 contest

The New American Home 2016, Henderson, Nev., designed and built by Element Design | Build (Photo: Jeff Davis, Jeff Davis Photography).

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The home puts a premium on indoor air quality, but it's also water-wise and energy-smart

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