The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
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.
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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Builders and architects report on their challenges with high-performance homes
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.
Appliances that conserve make it easier than ever to build water-sensible homes
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).
The home puts a premium on indoor air quality, but it's also water-wise and energy-smart