Green Design

Photo: Wayne National Forest/Creative Commons

January 17, 2017

Ohio Gov. John Kasich vetoed a house bill that would have extended a freeze on the state's clean energy standards


Resort-style living meets energy smarts in a sleek and luxurious midcentury retreat  

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December 15, 2016

All new single-family construction within the city’s boundaries will be required to be zero-net energy (ZNE)


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.

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

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November 07, 2016

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


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