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.
Home technology isn't always essential to a functional home, but it can be essential to the perfect home. Getting the bells and whistles just right - the sound system, the routers and security system - can put the finishing touch on a successful project.
It doesn't get any better than these new mechanical and electrical products from Lennox, 360 Electrical and more.
These sweet new interior products from PF Waterworks, HAI and more were a part of 2008's 100 Best New Products.
The technology employed in Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs) may help prevent electrical fires in additon to saving lives and millions of dollars. Gerard Winstanley from the National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association gives us the run-down on what AFCIs are and how they can be used in the home.
Today’s active adults span two generations — the Eisenhower and baby boomer, — and they have very different opinions about the homes and communities where they plan to spend their golden years. Getting them to move out of their current homes may be the biggest challenge of all. Housing experts dissect this diverse and rapidly growing market segment.
Featured in this article are products from Ditek, On-Q, Open House, Escient, Lutron, Exceptional Innovation, B&K Components and LiteTouch
The list of amenities offered to lure potential home buyers continues to become more elaborate.
A study by the Internet Home Alliance found that early and likely adopters of the connected home are looking for solutions that address family needs as opposed to products designed for career or entertainment.
When it comes to the broad umbrella of home systems, builders have known for awhile that despite the buzz, buyers are reluctant to pick up the tab.