Countertops, in particular, are having a real moment today as homeowners focus on decluttering surfaces for a sleek and tidy kitchen post-renovation.
The division will provide appliances for every type of home, including different styles, functions, budget, and life-stage.
Many wood-burning appliances do not use wood efficiently and aren’t well suited for a high-performance house. When Chip Wick was envisioning his new home in Northport, Maine, he was inspired by using solar energy and locally-grown wood for power and heat.
Despite all the marketing muscle that has been applied to smart home products, homeowners and home buyers are taking a cautious approach so far.
Under the California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan, the state has ambitious goals for the development of zero net energy buildings.
The system provides 100 percent heating capacity down to -5 degrees Fahrenheit, for customers in the colder climates of North America.
As far as winters go, we’ve been pretty lucky over these past several years with fewer snowstorms and milder temperatures overall. But it looks like this winter could be a colder one, and I need to get the insulation on my new home buttoned up before the snow arrives.
Domaine de la Cressonnière in Pignans, France enlisted the consistent, self-regulating heat provided by STEP Heater to heat individual vats of wine by wrapping them with the thin, strong and flexible Nano Polycarbon membrane.
Builder Ted Clifton, who constructs custom zero energy homes on Whidbey Island in western Washington state, has two homes recognized with U.S. Department of Energy Housing Innovation Awards.
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.
Community of townhomes expected to open later this year
More than 80,000 building professionals from across the country gathered in Orlando for the 2018 International Builders' Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show.
The home’s finishes, features and functionality address a need for a bold new blend of form and function to inspire families.
In 2017, Maracay introduced three neighborhoods containing homes with the opportunity for LEED certification.
Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is sweeping the commercial building industry. BIM is a 3-D model-based process that gives architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals the tools to plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure more efficiently. Fox Blocks...
Electric, tankless water heaters have come a long way, providing endless hot water for all demands in your home and business.
Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.
Architect: "Beautiful, clean energy systems are the way of the future in custom homes."
WalletHub compared the 100 biggest U.S. cities across 34 key metrics, including average monthly fitness-club fee and share of physically inactive adults.
Your HVAC system isn't necessarily something you spend time thinking about, yet that's the feature most people are dissatisfied with after they've settled into their home. It's important to find the right heating and cooling system, and that includes finding one you can afford.