Tiny House design secrets to living large in a small space

Tiny House design secrets to living large in a small space

The tiny house movement continues to gather steam as more people come to realize they can live a fulfilling life in a small home that's less resource intensive to build and operate.

Secrets behind the walls of 3 high performance green homes

Secrets behind the walls of 3 high performance green homes

It's easy being green; after all, there are many ways to design and build a high performance green home.

Engineered shake & shingle siding delivers the look of cedar without the upkeep

Engineered shake & shingle siding delivers the look of cedar without the upkeep

Everyone loves the natural beauty, warmth, and charm of real cedar siding on homes, but they don’t love the constant upkeep.

Foam insulation panels help seal buildings against moisture

Foam insulation panels help seal buildings against moisture

It's a matter of when, not if, water will get behind the exterior cladding.

Durable sheathing resists weather for easier builds

Durable sheathing resists weather for easier builds

Sheathing that can stand up to the weather helps builders deliver a better quality home.

Seal the building envelope with innovative products

Seal the building envelope with innovative products

Air sealing offers a proven and cost-effective solution for reducing energy expenses and increasing the energy efficiency of a home.

 Metal wall panels complete modernist multifamily design

Metal wall panels complete modernist multifamily design

A downtown Los Angeles condo building gives residents a view of the Hollywood sign through exterior metal panel cladding.

Sustainable siding offers durable options for exterior style and durability

Sustainable siding offers durable options for exterior style and durability

Fiber cement siding has been recognized as a sustainable building product in a survey of green building professionals.

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.

New home plans position ICF for affordable, efficient, storm resistant housing

New home plans position ICF for affordable, efficient, storm resistant housing

Four insulated concrete form houses in a low-income housing project in Louisville are among the first built with home plans for affordable housing that could be game changer for residential construction.

Make outdoor living a part of your green home design

Make outdoor living a part of your green home design

Gone are the days of home interiors and exteriors being treated as separate spaces.

  Do you know which home remodeling projects pay off?

Do you know which home remodeling projects pay off?

Curb appeal is the most important factor in a home remodeling project, but homeowners may need help in choosing the best projects, according to a recent survey.

Engineered slate roof offers performance and sustainable production

Engineered slate roof offers performance and sustainable production

With a spike in consumer awareness about green construction materials, using engineered roofing and accessories made from recycled materials can set up a builder for success.

Window designs deliver energy efficiency and durability

Window designs deliver energy efficiency and durability

Green projects, like energy efficient window replacement, are expected to double over the next five years.

New exterior products inspire and educate homeowners

New exterior products inspire and educate homeowners

When it comes to improving the outside of the home, personalizing with color and design tops the charts on buyers’ most-wanted lists.

New home quality mark designed to battle fuel poverty in the UK

New home quality mark designed to battle fuel poverty in the UK

Homes in Britain are among the oldest in Europe, and the cost of heating properties that leak heat is leading to fuel poverty for many residents.

Tips for going green in your backyard

Tips for going green in your backyard

If you are looking for ways to have the amazing backyard you have always wanted yet still want to keep it “green,” then you’ll want to read on.

New concrete roof tiles offer color choices, cool roof performance

New concrete roof tiles offer color choices, cool roof performance

Cool roof products come in a variety of roof types, including metal, asphalt and built-up roofs as well as concrete tiles.

Insulated house wrap tackles continuous insulation requirements

Insulated house wrap tackles continuous insulation requirements

Continuous insulation and tougher wall insulation requirements are part of the new building codes, and building professionals are looking for ways to meet the challenge.

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Made with Accsys Technologies’ proprietary acetylation process, Accoya wood has Class 1 durability, is guaranteed for 25 years and has dimensional stability that sees swelling and shrinkage reduced by 75%.

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