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August 08, 2016

Standalone dwellings that share lots with larger main houses could offer affordable living options and help alleviate housing shortages in major cities.


Energy innovation meets modern warmth for a show home packed with inspiring and useful takeaways for builders everywhere

SmartWater CSI has begun to release its new SmartWater technology product into construction sites
October 13, 2015

Job­site theft costs the construction industry more than $1 billion a year. Some companies are adding a new deterrent to their arsenal of security measures

Solar Decathlon 2015 Prototype Homes Open for Tours

Farhana Rahman of the New York City College of Technology sands the rails that supports the team's ramp on Day 9 of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon at the Orange County Great Park, Irvine, California, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. (Credit: Thomas Kelsey/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

October 09, 2015

Some participating teams constructed homes that address resiliency toward environmental changes and disasters in their respective home regions

July 15, 2015

Homeowners with hands covered in flour in the kitchen can ask Amazon Echo’s Alexa to brighten the lights

IrriGreen has introduced a new mobile app for iOS and Android systems.
June 01, 2015
Screenshot of the Azek iPad app at work.
March 27, 2015
Dawn of the Age of Home Automation

Illustration: Mike Licht/Flickr via Creative Commons

February 18, 2015

The technology is there, but not the affordability

December 19, 2014

APA-The Engineered Wood Association’s new online Wall Line Bracing Calculator eases wall bracing by streamlining the process.


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