Exclusive Research: The Building Envelope
Builders and architects share what they are using for the home’s critical interface between interior and exterior environments.
Home Building: From the Ashes
The 2014 PCBC show home will provide a mountainside retreat in an area rebuilding from wildfire.
Design: Small Homes with Huge Appeal
When the design combines an efficient use of space with attention to detail, finish, and quality, a home of 2,000 square feet or less doesn’t feel small at all.
Advanced Framing Techniques to Help Boost Home Performance
These advanced framing techniques aid zero-energy ready home performance
New-Home Sales: It's Halftime in This Year's Sales Cycle
In new-home sales, it's important to stay focused midgame
Home Building: New Markets and Redos
Grayhawk Homes and David Weekley Homes share how they prepared to enter new territory, and D.R. Horton builds on the site of an abandoned condo complex.
2014 Housing Giants: Big Gainers
Visiting with a few Housing Giants who increased their revenues most year-over-year
Housing affordability improved in first quarter of 2014
Almost two-thirds (65.5 percent) of new and existing homes sold nationwide in the first quarter of the year were affordable to families earning the U.S. median income of $63,900.
James Hardie HardieWrap
This non-woven, water-resistive weather barrier from James Hardie contains a MicroTech coating that allows moisture inside the home to escape, keeping areas within the walls dry while keeping outside moisture out.