Don't miss these 2016 home design trends (Photos)


From smart home technology to changes that open floor plan living brings, the 2016 home is adapting to on-the-go families and Millennials.


First net zero townhome complex meets its energy use goals

The zHome was the first net zero energy townhome complex in the United States, and two years of real data shows the homes actually produce as much energy as they use

Photos: Inside scoop on modern home living

Seven homes in Houston opened their doors for a Modern Home Tour to share inspiration and education about high performance homes.

High performance home will be erected onsite for Greenbuild Expo

A factory-built home will demonstrate the latest in high performance home technology and building science at the 2015 Greenbuild Expo.

Modular home uses ductless mini splits to handle Massachusetts winters

Last winter, heating bills were about one fourth of similar neighboring houses.

Energy Star Appliances and Electronics at the heart of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

The owners of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis wanted to make their home energy efficient, and a host of appliances and electronics from LG Electronics are helping them do just that.

Winning Solar Decathlon team inspired by Superstorm Sandy

Students from New Jersey-based Stevens Institute of Technology earned the highest score at the event by designing a flood-resistant house that is also energy efficient.

Family loves their high performance home remodel (photos)

"The kitchen and breakfast nook are the epicenter of the house, and we spend lots of family time there.”

Brick and stone deliver durability and indoor air quality for Proud Green Home of St Louis

For the family moving into the Proud Green Home of St. Louis, indoor air quality was a high priority.

Modern high performance homes open for San Diego tour (photos)

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore a handful of modern homes in the San Diego area that exemplify modern architecture and living.

5-Star Built Green certified live/work space opens in Seattle (photos)

The Live/Work is the ultimate in green lifestyle - work where you live.

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NAHB study: strong market outlook for green homes

Over half of home builders expect to be doing 60 percent or more of their new homes green by 2020, according to the new Dodge Data & Analytics’ new SmartMarket Report.

Production builder adds solar system for low HERS ratings

A new model by Stanley Martin Homes recorded a HERS index of 29, the lowest ever for the company.

Classic-style faculty residence earns LEED Platinum, other green certifications

The Taft School residence in Watertown, Conn., was the first in the state to achieve the USGBC LEED BD+C for Homes Platinum certification using the new and more stringent version 4 rating criteria.

Go behind the scenes on a remodeling makeover show

Here's one hint: it doesn't all really happen in one week.

Solar Decathlon team develops pre-fab home technology

Team Clemson began the journey to Irvine nearly two years ago with 19 other collegiate teams, and became one of 14 teams to enter the finals.

Energy Department names winners of Housing Innovation Awards (photos)

The U.S. Department of Energy presented the 2015 Housing Innovation Awards to 24 industry leaders and 27 winning DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes.

Amazing black stainless steel finishes revolutionize kitchen design

In kitchen appliances, black is the new black with the first-ever black stainless steel finishes from KitchenAid.

Study: homes with skylights use less energy

Homes with skylights experience lower energy costs, better indoor air quality and comfort.

Window design competition showcases innovative projects (photos)

From a field of over 250 entries, the judging panel chose six projects from around the country that best exemplify Integrity's promise of beautiful windows and doors.

Spray coating gives the looks and feel of granite and stone

Natural stone is usually considered as a premier building material because of its unique character, elegance, and stability.

Hot new design trend: indoor barn doors (photos)

Barn doors in the house seem to be having a bit of a moment right now.

Don't miss the most popular outdoor decorating trends

Trends go in and out of style, as three outdoor summer looks rise to the top and three are going out of vogue.

Solar Decathlon 2015 features the latest in high performance homes (video)

Excitement is building as 20 new collegiate teams prepare to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015, slated for October 8-18 in Irvine, California.

How to Boost the Resale Value of Your Home

Home buyers want to feel they’re getting something special at good value, and sellers want the highest possible return on investment.

Marvin Windows honors Architects Challenge winners

Marvin Windows and Doors has announced the winners of its seventh annual Architects Challenge, the first year the company has honored projects in various segments.

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