PB February 2013

Printer-friendly version

Features

Marvin Windows and Doors now offers a range of factory-applied stain finishes, as well as a factory-applied clear finish, on its wood and clad-wood windows and doors.

ODL’s On Hand In-Door Storage and Communication System is a customizable activity panel offering convenient and versatile storage on one side and decoration and communication opportunities on the other.

GE’s newest washer, the GE Topload Washer, features the industry’s largest capacity (5 cubic feet) for top-loading models while using less energy and water than a traditional washer.

The thinnest AFUE-rated fireplaces ever made, the new REVO Series from Heat & Glo is available in square, linear, and vertical models.

BuilderMT, a provider of workflow management solutions for home builders, has introduced a Models and Options Manager module for its Workflow Management Suite.

Contrado debuts its new Interactive Floor Plans and Customer Discovery Centers applications.

Leviton introduces a line of residential occupancy and vacancy sensors that combine state-of-the-art technology with a sleek new design to provide optimal management of lighting and motor loads.

Kolbe’s Ultra Series 90-degree wall unit allows builders and designers to create dramatic corner windows.

Broan-NuTone’s Ultra Ventilation Fans and Fan/Lights with Ultra Sense technology combine the features of the original Ultra Series with new, convenient humidity- or motion-sensing capability.

ODL has expanded its lines of decorative doorglass to offer builders and homeowners even more ways to enhance a home’s curb appeal.

InSpire Roofing’s Slate and Cedar Shake tiles are now available in the company’s Wintergreen InSpire Cool Roofing Mix.

Structural engineer and expert framer Tim Garrison presents his assessment and recommendations from a recent framing inspection.

Dual-master designs are gaining in popularity as more home buyers face multi-generational living situations and are looking to age in place. The House Review design team presents four dual-suite plans that maximize flexibility and functionality.

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. 

Operable glass walls take outdoor living to the next level.

New-home sales expert Bob Schultz offers proven tactics for increasing high-margin sales revenue through options and upgrades. 

When implementing integrated business systems, builders often make costly missteps along the way. Here are tips for adopting modern, integrated systems tailored to your needs. 

Professional Builder readers share their favorite business apps for tablet devices.

To make Lean work, builders must first recognize and uncover any open wounds, a process too few builders are willing to undertake. 

Disciplined market comparables are key to predicting sales pace, setting prices, and developing market savvy tactics and strategies that can improve your net income. 

August 2017

This Month in Professional Builder

Features

Gehan Homes expansion into entry-level home building through...

Overlay Init