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.
It's easy being green; after all, there are many ways to design and build a high performance green home.
Everyone loves the natural beauty, warmth, and charm of real cedar siding on homes, but they don’t love the constant upkeep.
It's a matter of when, not if, water will get behind the exterior cladding.
Sheathing that can stand up to the weather helps builders deliver a better quality home.
Air sealing offers a proven and cost-effective solution for reducing energy expenses and increasing the energy efficiency of a home.
A downtown Los Angeles condo building gives residents a view of the Hollywood sign through exterior metal panel cladding.
Fiber cement siding has been recognized as a sustainable building product in a survey of green building professionals.
As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.
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.
Gone are the days of home interiors and exteriors being treated as separate spaces.
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.
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.
Green projects, like energy efficient window replacement, are expected to double over the next five years.
When it comes to improving the outside of the home, personalizing with color and design tops the charts on buyers’ most-wanted lists.
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.
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.
Cool roof products come in a variety of roof types, including metal, asphalt and built-up roofs as well as concrete tiles.
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.
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%.