Apologies to Paul Simon, but when I looked at the long list of design ideas I compiled while at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, I thought I’d try to mention 50 of them—a nice round num
KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, has announced that AMLI Residential has received city approval for AMLI Uptown Orange, a 334-unit eco-friendly apartment community in Orange, Calif.
While special considerations were necessary in providing the heating and cooling systems for one of the first passive houses built in the U.S., mostly conventional materials were used for the building envelope.
Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the current trends in residential design. Professiona
Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the current trends in residential design. Professional Builder’s House Review team demonstrates how to revitalize past bestsellers.
Several builders, remodelers, and other home building industry professionals were honored Jan. 23 as winners of the National Green Building Awards given by the National Association of Home Builders.
With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Sh
With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Show push the envelope when it comes to both modular housing design and ultra-green construction.
Green building: a vital selling tool for builders
More than half of builders believe that green/high-performance features help them sell new homes, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.
Path to Zero: Tips for building net-zero energy homes
Building scientists and leading home builders offer tips and techniques for designing and building 'market-rate' net-zero energy homes.
Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research centers, professional associations, and environ
Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research centers, professional associations, and environmental groups met recently at the White House to discuss ways to promote green infrastructure solutions for addressing stormwater issues.
Passive House experts share tips on improving energy performance without having to meet the standard.
Monterey County, Calif. is poised to adopt an ordinance to amend the county building code to include “requirements and incentives for incorporating ‘green’ building principles and practices into new development in the unincorporated area” of the county.