From interactive cooktops, to hologram entertainment the home of the future is fast becoming a reality.
A key measure of home remodeling activity shows twelve quarters of gains since the remodeling industry bottomed out in 2011.
At the 2015 PCBC, the largest homebuilding trade show representing the west coast region 18 products were named to the Parade of Products Awards.
A five-compartment refrigerator from KitchenAid helps reduce energy use and preserves food better.
One Oklahoma utility is using smart thermostats to manage electrical demand to avoid building new fossil fuel power plants.
The modern Austin farmhouse is in keeping with the city’s “Imagine Austin” development plan and the McMansion ordinance that limits the size and configuration of new homes in central Austin.
Small problems can add up to big energy bills if you don't take care of them right away.
A behind-the-scenes account of designing and building an award-winning green home.
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are designing a refrigerator that could cut energy use by up to 40 percent compared with current models.
For the first time, Energy Star certified clothes dryers are now available nationwide through major retailers.
With the explosion of smart appliances, a recent survey found that consumers are looking for technology that's purposeful – not impractical.
With housing prices at recent highs, it’s a great time to sell; and still-low interest rates also makes it a good time to buy a home.
From lower prices for solar power to an explosion of ductless mini split HVAC options, high performance home trends continue to develop.
A new mixed-use planned community in Austin, Texas, aims to have 7,500 homes built to net-zero standards.
For the latest in kitchen design trends, check out the research from Pennywell, a designer and fabricator of countertops and worktops in Ireland.