Phoenix Apartment Project Earns NGBS certification

Phoenix Apartment Project Earns NGBS certification

NGBS provides practices for the design, construction, and certification of green multifamily residential buildings.

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Thank A Framer Campaign Takes Aim at Construction Labor Shortage

Thank A Framer Campaign Takes Aim at Construction Labor Shortage

From 2006 through 2011, the construction industry lost 2.3 million jobs, and many of those people have since found other employment.

Flat Profile Severe Weather Frame Appeals to Modern Design Styles

Flat Profile Severe Weather Frame Appeals to Modern Design Styles

New construction in hurricane-prone areas, such as Florida and the Gulf Coast of Texas, requires the use of severe weather door glass.

Factory Panelized Tiny Home Designed for Add-on in Los Angeles

Factory Panelized Tiny Home Designed for Add-on in Los Angeles

As Los Angeles residents, the designers had grown concerned with their city's housing shortage crisis.

New approach makes standard water heater design more efficient

New approach makes standard water heater design more efficient

Bradford White capitalizes on functionality of refrigerators -- only in reverse




Federal Budget Deal Reinstates Green Home Tax Credits

Federal Budget Deal Reinstates Green Home Tax Credits

The big winners include the geothermal heat pump industry and energy upgrade contractors.

Textured Glass in Simulated Divided Light Frames Offers Privacy Element

ODL recently introduced two new textures of SDL doorglass that offer moderate to high privacy levels.


Is Classroom Air Quality Hindering Learning?

Is Classroom Air Quality Hindering Learning?

Many schools are looking to close the achievement gap and foster learning among all students. Although processed foods, socio-economic conditions, ADHD, and learning disabilities are common culprits, environmental factors are often overlooked. Is indoor air quality a missing ingredient in promoting learning?

Zoned HVAC Delivers That Perfect Room Temperature

Zoned HVAC Delivers That Perfect Room Temperature

VRFs have been the system of choice in Europe, Japan, China and other parts of the world for quite some time.

Dialogue™ Layered Glass from ODL Offers Privacy in Aesthetic Patterns

Each of the six patterns of Dialogue™ Layered Glass from ODL, Inc., a leading building products supplier of decorative and clear door glass and entry treatments, are named for their “conversational” features.


Tesla Bringing Solar Panels and PowerWall to Home Depot

Tesla Bringing Solar Panels and PowerWall to Home Depot

Eventually, the Tesla products will be offered in more than 800 of Home Depot's 2,200 U.S. locations.

Energy Savings Start with the Framing

Energy Savings Start with the Framing

As energy codes become more stringent and homeowners demand higher performing homes, designers are looking at innovative ways to improve the efficacy of their building envelopes. Insulated headers can really help to improve the R-value and provide wall cavity space for insulation.

ODL Makes Patterns Come to Life with New Dialogue™ Layered Glass

ODL, Inc., a leading building products supplier of decorative and clear door glass and entry treatments, aims to shake up the industry with its new line of layered glass. To make their vision a reality, ODL collaborated with Rhode Island-based...


RESNET Produces Video on Appraisers and the HERS Index

RESNET Produces Video on Appraisers and the HERS Index

A key feature of the partnership is the development of a portal to provide access to residential real estate appraisers.

New technologies spur boiler efficiencies

New technologies spur boiler efficiencies

Navien unveils stainless steel heat exchanger; focal point of boiler due later this year

Mixed-Income 100-Unit Development Built With Passive House Standards and Resilient Features

Mixed-Income 100-Unit Development Built With Passive House Standards and Resilient Features

The project was also constructed with the resiliency features to provide added safety for residents during and after major storms.

1890s Tiny House Transformed into LEED Resource Center

1890s Tiny House Transformed into LEED Resource Center

After being moved three times, this historic home now serves as a community resource center for historic preservation.

A brand new look for a brand new year

A brand new look for a brand new year

There's no better way for me to kick off this new year than with a home that's getting to be almost ready to move into.

LG open automation platform gives users technology advantages

LG open automation platform gives users technology advantages

Companies recognizing that 'customers won’t stand for proprietary anymore'

Customer input drives Taco technologies

Customer input drives Taco technologies

Company puts its automation features in AHR Expo spotlight

Mass. heads 2017 top 10 states for LEED

Mass. heads 2017 top 10 states for LEED

Annual ranking puts state at No. 1 for second straight year

Metalist Doorglass from ODL Offers a Range of Color, Texture, Entryway Design Options

Metalist Doorglass from ODL Offers a Range of Color, Texture, Entryway Design Options

Designed to create a clean, elegant look that mimics wrought iron, Metalist Doorglass offers beautiful solutions for any entryway.

Automation driving latest HVAC solutions

Automation driving latest HVAC solutions

Experts: Manufacturers not incorporating latest technology 'missing out'

Changing Form of the American Family Requires New Thinking

Changing Form of the American Family Requires New Thinking

A new home could offer flexibility and foresight into multi-generational living for little to no extra cost.

Does Your Neighborhood Have It All? The Top 25 for Affordable Homes, Highly Rated Schools, And an Easy Commute

Does Your Neighborhood Have It All? The Top 25 for Affordable Homes, Highly Rated Schools, And an Easy Commute

More than half of the neighborhoods on Redfin’s list of neighborhoods that “have it all” are in the Chicago area.

Great Green Home | Hickory Ridge by Greenhill Contracting Inc.

Great Green Home | Hickory Ridge by Greenhill Contracting Inc.

Nearly 10 years ago, homeowners of one of the first zero energy homes in the country posed the question, “Why isn’t every home built this way?” While many are still pondering that question, builder Anthony Aebi of Greenhill Contracting in Esopus, New York, is doing his part to make sure more homes are built that way.

Nissan Launches Home Solar Solution for UK Market

Nissan Launches Home Solar Solution for UK Market

The new product includes a home energy management system that will allow users to control how and when they want to use their energy.

LG HVAC Expands Smart Home Connectivity

LG HVAC Expands Smart Home Connectivity

LG smart appliance owners can now have the Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa help them around the house with their connected LG appliances.

Variable Speed Geothermal Unit Makes it Easier to Go Net Zero

Variable Speed Geothermal Unit Makes it Easier to Go Net Zero

Similar to cruise control in a car, the variable-speed water-to-water accelerates and decelerates continuously.

Samsung brings Wind-Free to Windy City for AHR 2018

Samsung brings Wind-Free to Windy City for AHR 2018

Mini-split solution gently disperses cold air through 21,000 micro air holes

Promise builds in sustainable construction

Promise builds in sustainable construction

Research forecasts market dominance for high-performance homes, buildings

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What & Why: Ductless Mini Split Heat Pumps

What & Why: Ductless Mini Split Heat Pumps

This document explains what ductless mini split heat pumps are and why you should be using one in your home.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: LG HVAC


The Effects of Toxins and Contaminants on Wastewater

The Effects of Toxins and Contaminants on Wastewater

This white paper will help consumers identify and avoid toxins and contaminants to be more environmentally friendly and keep wastewater systems operating at full efficiency.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bio-Microbics


Build a Better Home with ICFs

Build a Better Home with ICFs

Modern builders are turning to insulating concrete forms (ICFs) for homes that are energy efficient, resilient and comfortable.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fox Blocks


Six Things to Look for in a Replacement Window

Six Things to Look for in a Replacement Window

There are plenty of window manufacturers offering a wide range of experience, quality and service. Many windows are available through big box retailers, but others are sold exclusively through dealers or online.  Regardless, here are some things to consider when researching replacement windows.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia


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