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Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the c

Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the current trends in residential design. Professiona

Features
January 30, 2013

Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the current trends in residential design. Professional Builder’s House Review team demonstrates how to revitalize past bestsellers.

News
January 28, 2013

Several builders, remodelers, and other home building industry professionals were honored Jan. 23 as winners of the National Green Building Awards given by the National Association of Home Builders.

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Sh

Features
January 21, 2013

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Show push the envelope when it comes to both modular housing design and ultra-green construction.

Green building: a vital selling tool for builders

Green building: a vital selling tool for builders

Features
November 25, 2012

More than half of builders believe that green/high-performance features help them sell new homes, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.

Path to Zero: Tips for building net-zero energy homes

Path to Zero: Tips for building net-zero energy homes

Features
November 18, 2012

Building scientists and leading home builders offer tips and techniques for designing and building 'market-rate' net-zero energy homes.

Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research

Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research centers, professional associations, and environ

Features
November 02, 2012

Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research centers, professional associations, and environmental groups met recently at the White House to discuss ways to promote green infrastructure solutions for addressing stormwater issues.

Features
November 06, 2012

Passive House experts share tips on improving energy performance without having to meet the standard.

News
October 15, 2012

Monterey County, Calif. is poised to adopt an ordinance to amend the county building code to include “requirements and incentives for incorporating ‘green’ building principles and practices into new development in the unincorporated area” of the county.

Blu Homes green homebuilders Redfin land real estate

Blu Homes green homebuilders Redfin land real estate

News
September 07, 2012

Homebuilder Blu Homes and real estate broker Redfin have teamed up to allow customers the option of building a sustainable home on well-chosen land. Customers can now find and buy property through Redfin, and then personalize, site and build their new home on that land with Blu.

News
May 02, 2012

Five home builders and three remodelers were among the companies honored this week with a National Green Building Award from the National Association of Home Builders, during the 14th annual National Green Building Conference held in Nashville, Tenn.

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