The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
The new standards are expected to increasing efficiency by about 10 percent on average and save 500 million kilowatt-hours annually.
A range of solutions can accentuate outdoor living.
The vast majority of architects aren’t trained in the intricacies of efficient construction. Engineers are trained, but most show little or no concern.
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Builder confidence may need to drop before affordability and inventory issues begin to ease