Home technology

Home technology isn't always essential to a functional home, but it can be essential to the perfect home. Getting the bells and whistles just right - the sound system, the routers and security system - can put the finishing touch on a successful project.

December 08, 2016
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November 06, 2015

The technology used to be for high-end homes only, but not anymore. Buyers of all stripes are coming to expect a smart home, and it’s less expensive than ever to deliver one.

Solar Decathlon 2015 Prototype Homes Open for Tours

Farhana Rahman of the New York City College of Technology sands the rails that supports the team's ramp on Day 9 of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon at the Orange County Great Park, Irvine, California, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. (Credit: Thomas Kelsey/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon)

October 09, 2015

Some participating teams constructed homes that address resiliency toward environmental changes and disasters in their respective home regions

March 13, 2014

The 2014 version of this touch-screen thermostat from Warmup—designed via a national contest—connects to the company’s radiant floor heating and allows users to view actual graphs of a home’s recorded energy consumption.

February 18, 2013

For-sale multifamily housing is poised for an upswing, but it’s not going to overtake rental apartments just yet. There’s room in the market for both to succeed. 


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