PB December 2013

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Form meets function in this year’s event at the NAHB International Builders’ Show.

Home builders generally are optimistic about next year, but slow consumer income growth and other headwinds are creating a fair amount of pessimism for some.

The House Review design team presents floor plans for any market, location, and price point.

Demand for multigenerational housing shows no signs of abating. Builders in the West were first out of the gate with targeted designs, but the rest of the country is catching up.

A strong culture and a tight team-alignment around “doing the right thing” has been the glue that enables David Weekley Homes to consistently demonstrate being a private home builder and being a large builder with a national reach are not mutually exclusive.

An alternative look at land, project, and builder valuation

As the end of the year draws closer, determine where you are in relation to the sales, financial, and customer satisfaction goals you set for 2013. If you are behind where you projected yourself to be, then assess and analyze to determine what you have to do to get back on track.

Western Window Systems is adding this popular door style to its Volume Program in 2014, making it widely available for large home builders.

These wood exterior doors were crafted in partnership between Simpson Door and select architects to bring a contemporary look for a home’s entry area.

These programmable shades from Marvin are fully integrated into the window frame, maintaining the exterior aesthetic and full views from the inside.

Geared toward homes in the eastern U.S., this new collection from Ply Gem consolidates all of the company’s vinyl window options into one platform, with a common sash and sizing.

Twelve standard sizes are available for this moving glass wall system from Milgard that brings high-end luxury to the average homeowner.

This series of entry doors from Therma-Tru reflects four different contemporary aesthetics, giving homeowners the ability to customize their entry areas: Eclectically Chic, Mid-Century Modern, Retrospective, and Distinctively Modern.

Equipped with Honeywell’s Verilock sensor technology in the frame, this series of windows from Andersen will alert homeowners if they are open or closed, locked or unlocked.

Installing an interior door with ODL’s In-Door Storage and Communication System is quick and easy with this kit, which includes a pre-hung door, jamb system, and the storage system.

These acrylic block windows from Hy-Lite offer all of the privacy of traditional glass block windows with the functionality of an operable window.

This new window product line from Kolbe was designed in collaboration with architects to emphasize clean, modern design.

Part of Masonite’s West End Collection, this interior door complements the collection’s contemporary style.

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