PB March 2010

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Made in two new colors — walnut and tigerwood — the deck planks in MoistureShield’s Vantage Collection are 1¼ by 6 inches and are embossed with a realistic woodgrain finish on both sides

Buffett is sold on building information modeling (BIM) technology and wants home builders to believe in it too.

The majority of builders say they would be building and selling more homes today if funding was more readily available, according to Professional Builder's latest reader survey.

Take a lesson or two from these award-winning Nationals entries.

Scott Sedam interviews Mike Funk, Sr. and Jennifer Heitmann from David Weekley Homes, which saved $10 million by implementing Lean building principles.

Infill sites are a viable way to deliver new homes in great locations where the infrastructure is already in place.

According to Trex, the trick to the Transcend line’s durability is its thick integrated shell. Each board is protected on three sides for superior defense against severe weather, heavy foot traffic and everyday wear

Home builders can offset cost premiums for going green by following these best practices from the NAHB Research Center.

The Horizon line from Fiberon is now available in two exotic hardwood colors: Ipe and rosewood. Horizon decking will continue to be available in four solid colors

Selling new homes in a downturn takes a certain set of skills and a particular mindset. That's why training is so essential.

Proponents of building information modeling software, like Warren Buffett, say now is the time for home builders to adopt the technology.

Universal Consumer Products’ Deckorators now offers a fully integrated railing kit compatible with all the company’s baluster styles

The American Sustainability Initiative aims to cut the waste out of the construction process and deliver homes that are both affordable and green.

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