The 3 IN 1 ROOF system using heat-dispersing material to increase efficiency when solar environment is at its hottest--and least efficient.
Leaders of Friends of Refugees, a Georgia-based non-profit, knew they needed a building. To make the project more attractive to donors by lowering operating costs, executive director Brian Bollinger studied up on high-performance. Here's what he learned, and the facility that will result.
Founder and chairman Bob Fincher used part of his summer vacation to tour Midwest companies that are championing the integration of green technologies and tactics into our homes and other buildings. Here's what he found.
Professional or do-it-yourself options spotlight problems
Blocks used to help structures endure Mother Nature's fury while still promoting appealing aesthetics
California approves measure mandating solar be part of most new homes
Solid foundation improves home's function
University's prototype expands on noise-canceling technology for residential, commercial use
Tests have shown that ICFs are able to withstand winds of up to 250 miles per hour.
Stretched up like a vertical lantern toward the sky, the cabin becomes a recognizable symbol.
Settled in the old Seattle neighborhood amidst 100-year-old craftsman style homes, the 3-story, 2,117 square-foot contemporary home stands out as a testament to maximum efficiency.
Each plank is carefully hand painted to display the patina of weather-worn boards.
Construction on the home was finished just a few weeks before the hurricane hit.
The project was also constructed with the resiliency features to provide added safety for residents during and after major storms.
Research forecasts market dominance for high-performance homes, buildings
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.
Expect to see more color in kitchens next year, especially for homeowners planning to sell.
Winter’s around the corner, and we’re on a race against the clock to get most or all of my siding system installed around the outside of the house.
Exterior materials were chosen for longevity and ease of maintenance.