NGBS provides practices for the design, construction, and certification of green multifamily residential buildings.
On display as part of the 2018 International Builders' Show in Orlando, The New American Home showcases industry best practices, innovative design concepts, state-of-the-art products and the latest construction techniques.
Home builders are understandably reluctant to adopt the latest technology without knowing how it may perform over the long term.
While many municipalities are still using the 2009 Energy Codes, the 2018 editions are under preparation for use in the residential building industry.
There are many paths to creating an energy-efficient all assembly, and a new approach that relies on traditional techniques is gaining ground. The Extended Plate and Beam Wall offers a way to incorporate continuous insulation on the exterior of the home using standard wood framing.
As you’d expect, buyers of larger homes tend to insist on more features in their homes.
At least one third of single family and multifamily builders who were surveyed said that green building is a significant portion of their overall activity.
As development of the 2018 version of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) recently commenced, Home Innovation today issued its first NGBS Green certification of a home to the 2015 version of the standard. The Atlanta-area single-family home of designer...
The 100,000th NGBS Green Certified home is part of Proffitt Dixon’s Peyton Stakes apartment community in Nashville, Tenn.
Energy efficient windows ranked at the top of the list of green products commonly used by most builders.
It's the fifth award in the past year for Timber Block's panelized building system.
The CHiP Home Program is a locally operated new home certification program run through the BIA’s High Performance Building Council.
Bold is beautiful when it comes to the exterior color palette of a home, and some new exterior products emphasize bright bold hues.
The New American Remodeled Home is the first remodeling showcase home to be presented at IBS in a decade.
Winfield Gate, a London-style luxury townhouse community in Texas that’s minutes away from Houston’s downtown, has been honored as the Multifamily Community of the Year.
The 2016-2017 Home Innovation NGBS Green Partners of Excellence include 54 residential building and development companies; 18 accredited verifiers; 16 architectural firms; and 12 exemplary program advocates from across the country.
Home buyers continue to value certain type of green features in a home, and seem to be willing to pay more to reduce future utility bills. In NAHB’s latest home buyer preference survey, buyers gave high marks to some green...
The ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) received approval from the American National Standards Institute and is available for public use. On April 20 the National Association of Home Builders announced the approval for the latest version of the...
The Proud Green Home of Louisville will be sited in one of the largest geothermal residential communities in the United States.
The substantial local economic activity from new homebuilding isn't always visible, but it is substantial.