Green Projects



Developers of a cost-conscious zero-energy home offer guidance on building uber-green homes on a budget.

Features
August 12, 2011

Developers of a cost-conscious zero-energy home offer guidance on building uber-green homes on a budget.

zero-energy homes, ibacos, best practices

Developers of a cost-conscious zero-energy home offer guidance on building uber-green homes on a budget.

Features
August 01, 2011

Developers of a cost-conscious zero-energy home offer guidance on building uber-green homes on a budget.

residential design, architecture, residential architecture, townhouse living

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents five cutting-edge plans for urban townhouse living.

Features
May 31, 2011

Professional Builder's House Review design team offers several examples of urban townhouse that maintain a sense of identity with the existing neighborhoods while also offering a sense of privacy and security.

News
May 06, 2011

Thirteen builders, remodelers, and other home-building industry professionals were honored this week as winners of National Green Building Awards by the National Association of Home Builders at the 13th annual National Green Building Conference in Salt Lake City.

Trumark Homes, Resmark Equity partner on Silicon Valley residential developments

Trumark Homes, Resmark Equity partner on Silicon Valley residential developments

News
May 04, 2011

Trumark Homes, in a joint venture partnership with Resmark Equity Partners, is planning to build two residential communities in San Jose and Santa Clara, Calif. Once completed, the anticipated revenue from both developments will total approximately $148 million.

News
March 28, 2011

Meritage Homes has earned the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star 2011 Partner of the Year Award for leading the industry in reducing energy use in its high-performance homes. The company was the first large, national home builder to earn the Energy Star seal of approval on every home it builds.

5 narrow-lot housing concepts for today's market

5 narrow-lot housing concepts for today's market

Features
February 27, 2011

In the latest installment of Professional Builder's House Review collaborative, four leading architects and designers present five narrow-lot housing solutions that address such critical elements as garage placement, the value of side yards, and maintaining privacy without losing views.

Meritage builds ‘deconstructed’ home to demonstrate green features

Meritage builds ‘deconstructed’ home to demonstrate green features

News
February 27, 2011

Home-building giant Meritage Homes cut the ribbon last month on its first high-performance, green community in the San Antonio area. To help educate potential buyers on the green homes, Meritage built a demonstration home that “literally peels back the walls and ceilings to showcase its energy-saving features,” according to the company.

7 best practices for building affordable green homes

7 best practices for building affordable green homes

Features
February 20, 2011

Going green doesn’t have to cost more. Experts at the NAHB Research Center have identified design and construction tactics that builders have used to minimize the cost premium for green.

Features
February 14, 2011

There are a number of reasons builders might make the decision to switch building products, materials, or systems. A different product may offer first-cost or labor savings over your current product. Or perhaps it will make your homes more energy efficient or green, and thus more marketable to potential buyers. Regardless of the reason, switching products does pose risks and challenges for builders.

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