2018’s Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle

2018’s Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle

WalletHub compared the 100 biggest U.S. cities across 34 key metrics, including average monthly fitness-club fee and share of physically inactive adults.

Infographic | 35 Inspiring Tiny Houses And The Families Living There

Infographic | 35 Inspiring Tiny Houses And The Families Living There

Those who live in small homes -- usually 400 square feet or smaller  -- make the tradeoff of size with other priorities in their life.

Bar Carts, All-White Kitchens and Succulents Expected to Go Out of Style in 2018

Bar Carts, All-White Kitchens and Succulents Expected to Go Out of Style in 2018

Expect to see more color in kitchens next year, especially for homeowners planning to sell.

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Movement Gaining Ground

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Movement Gaining Ground

Geothermal heating and cooling has been well understood since the 1950s, but it wasn't until the 1970s that the technology was available to make it efficient and affordable.

Smart Indoor Air Quality Solutions Make Clean Air Easier

Smart Indoor Air Quality Solutions Make Clean Air Easier

Most people spend 90 percent of their time indoors, but indoor air can be more polluted than the great outdoors.

Think you have a high-performing home? Ask your real estate agent these three questions

Think you have a high-performing home? Ask your real estate agent these three questions

High-performing homes are like high-performing cars: they provide an enhanced quality of life for people who own them.

Infographic: Geothermal Heating and Cooling Explained

Infographic: Geothermal Heating and Cooling Explained

Geothermal heating and cooling could be eligible again for tax credits.

5 Steps to Plan Your Home Remodeling Job

5 Steps to Plan Your Home Remodeling Job

Whether it’s a total home renovation or a simple room addition there is one thing that all remodels have in common, no matter their complexity—without planning they can quickly become stressful.

Ventilation aids in design of better multifamily buildings

Ventilation aids in design of better multifamily buildings

Balanced air strategies boost home air quality

Flex House is the Right Size with Its Footprint and Smart Home Technology

Flex House is the Right Size with Its Footprint and Smart Home Technology

Creatively conceived, the Flex House allows homebuyers to design a home that matches their specific living needs.

Cincinnati Tax Abatement Drives Historic LEED Home Renovation

Cincinnati Tax Abatement Drives Historic LEED Home Renovation

The project was two years in the making and the owners are hoping to achieve Gold LEED certification.

Home Builders Use the HERS Ratings for ERI Compliance

Home Builders Use the HERS Ratings for ERI Compliance

Each point on the ERI scale represents a 1 percent change in the relative energy efficiency of the building.

Shaw Floors Announces 2018 Color of the Year | Video

Shaw Floors Announces 2018 Color of the Year | Video

There's a yearning for warmer hues and we see that coming to life as touches of gold and brass accents.

$2 billion sustainable development opens in Texas

$2 billion sustainable development opens in Texas

Whisper Valley homes offer latest tech, energy-saving features

Developers and Builders Going All In on Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Developers and Builders Going All In on Geothermal Heating and Cooling

A growing number of homebuilders and developers are using geothermal HVAC to differentiate their homes and neighborhoods in the tight new home market.

Choosing Natural Stone – Sustainable Beauty with Unique Character

Choosing Natural Stone – Sustainable Beauty with Unique Character

Natural stone remains one of the premier natural design and building materials. Find out why professionals trust natural stone to create a unique look with a minimal impact on the environment.

Advice for Making Your Home Smarter | Video

Advice for Making Your Home Smarter | Video

Automating a home comfort system offers a great way for homeowners to save on their monthly energy bill.

Pre Fab LEED Certifiable Homes Built to Weather Florida Hurricanes

Pre Fab LEED Certifiable Homes Built to Weather Florida Hurricanes

Designed for tropical and subtropical environments, the two new models are constructed from 18-gauge steel and concrete.

OSB Plant Re-Opening Revitalizes Manufacturing in Rural America

OSB Plant Re-Opening Revitalizes Manufacturing in Rural America

The demand for high-quality, high-performance building materials has increased tenfold.

Top high-performance builders share strategies

Top high-performance builders share strategies

Focusing on 'details,' developing sales staff key to success

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