As the first state in the nation to require all new homes to have solar power, California’s recent decision may have American homeowners consider other roofing options, according to the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA), a leading non-profit trade organization. “California’s...
A group of University of Michigan students – and some prospective green builders – are erecting a sustainable home on the campus. The students are crafting the structure from straw bales and layers of adobe as part of a green...
To embrace indoor and outdoor living, a new Victorian-era house in London has been outfitted with a new extension wrapped in Shou Sugi Ban cladding. Designed by Neil Dusheiko Architects, Black Ridge House provides a modern contrast to the original...
After a destructive hurricane season last year, homeowners throughout much of the southern United States are looking to better protect their homes as another season looms. They’re increasingly turning to durable materials, such as metal roofing. According to Metal Roofing...
Spring has sprung, and as temperatures rise across the country, so does interest among homeowners for sprucing up around the house and remodeling. Spending on home improvements is expected to grow nearly 5 percent in 2018, according to the National...
A new South American home with thermal efficiency at its core has the feel as if it grew out of the landscape. Standing in a clearing in Tortuguitas, Argentina, the timber-clad AA House crafted by Buenos Aires-based IR arquitectura embraces...
Integrated solar roof tile options make it easier to add solar panels while reducing installation complexity.
While preparing for climate change is a reality for today’s homeowners, lessening the impact on the earth’s resources also continues to be a key concern.
There's no good way to prevent or totally avoid a lightning strike, but homeowners can minimize the damage.
According to Builder Magazine, more than half of homeowners are planning to spend money on renovations this year.
The tax credit includes ENERGY STAR qualified metal roofs and other types of certified cool roofs.
No matter what the material, a new roof is a major investment, so homeowners will want to take the necessary steps now to ensure their home is protected.
Metal roofing “fakes” look so good, it can be hard for homeowners to tell the difference between metal options and the originals.
The metal roofing industry has captured 14 percent of the overall U.S. re-roofing market, and adoption is continuing to grow rapidly.
When you’re asked what your budget is for your renovation project, you cannot say, “I don’t know.”
Built to the rigorous Passive House design principles, the Weinberg Commons reduces energy consumption by more than 50%.
The solar development impacts 545 low-income family and senior households, reducing resident energy bills, and providing solar installation job training for the community.
While more than 50 million people now live along the nation’s hurricane-prone coastlines, extreme climate occurrences aren’t just a coastal concern anymore.
They are not only getting a-one-of-a-kind home built to their exact specifications and they are also getting the healthiest, most comfortable home on the market.
Twenty-nine percent of homeowners reported that they selected metal roofing because it was attractive.