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March 14, 2016

Failing to build entry-level homes now could mean fewer homebuyers in the future

March 14, 2016

Terms that convey the upside of energy savings while addressing consumer desires go a long way in selling high-performance

March 14, 2016

Working with real estate agents can be a good thing, but is it always the best thing?

March 14, 2016

The kitchen and baths in The New American Home offer contemporary design, cutting-edge technology, and the comforts and conveniences that buyers crave 

Private Residence, Winter Park, Fla.
Builder/Architect: Phil Kean Design Group, Winter Park
Photo: Uneek Luxury Tours/Courtesy Phil Kean Design Group

This courtyard home uses 12-foot sliding glass doors to open the interior living space to the lanai. The lanai itself is 1,132 square feet and features a koi pond, a summer kitchen, and an outdoor dining and seating area. Opening the home to the outdoors doubles the home’s living space.

 

March 14, 2016

Well-designed exterior living enhances a new home’s appeal in all types of climates

March 14, 2016

Effective fiscal management goes far beyond monitoring the cost of building materials. Here’s a guide to thorough tracking 

March 14, 2016

Reaching out to elected officials and fighting excessive regulations are two of the main ways NAHB will be looking to advance its policy agenda

NKBA Reports Top Kitchen & Bath Trends

Photo: Mike Tuell, Tom E. Lutz, AKBD

March 14, 2016

The NKBA's 2016 Design Trends Survey explores the top 10 trends in kitchens and the top 10 trends in baths, as well as a compilation of other new developments.

Dwell Development built this Zero Energy Ready Home in Seattle.

March 14, 2016

A new survey from the Net-Zero Energy Coalition found that there are currently 6,771 residential units that produce as much renewable energy as they con­sume, or could do so with slight modifications.

Entire house moves to track path of the sun

Photo: Yusuke Takahashi/Creative Commons.

March 14, 2016

The combined rotation of the building and roof produces 25,000 kWh/year of electricity, five times as much energy as a home of comparable size would typically use.

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