The tiny house craze is going strong, and insulated concrete forms are becoming a popular way to build them.
Home buyers aren't satisfied with the same old house anymore. They want something a little extra for their investment. Builders can set themselves apart by building a better home with insulated concrete forms.
There is plenty of free or low-cost training available for architects and contractors to learn how to design and build ICF structures.
Today’s smart technology is changing the way home owners manage their energy consumption and associated costs. Among the leading improvements contributing to utility savings are tankless, point-of-use electric water heaters.
Homebuyers tend to look at using ICF construction for energy efficiency and strength.
The secret in our homes with all this water and moisture around us, is figuring out how to keep the balance.
Radiant heating is better at maintaining an even temperature than traditional heating systems.
Industry must help residents see value of renewable energy option
Designing and specifying a high-performance building has never been easier, thanks to BIM.
Renewable energy source contracts included fixed prices for the city's long-term future.
The kitchen is the most used and impressive home amenity. Whenever guests show up, or even just your immediate family getting together, it seems like the place to congregate is the kitchen.
How conductive polymer is changing today's heating technology.
A basement shouldn't be a damp, scary place to store your household junk. But if it's built out of block or poured walls, it might be.
There are many reasons to consider radiant heating for your home, but here are some of the best reasons.
Convenience, safety and energy efficiency can be achieved through today’s innovations, including home control and automation, smart appliances and renewable energy.
For builders time is money. A builder that can take days or weeks out of the construction cycle will be more profitable in the long run.
If you're thinking about building a log home, or other pre-fab or systems-built home, start with a strong foundation.
A bathroom remodel is among the more costly improvements to a house. Here's one item that costs less than many bathroom vanities to consider for a remodeling project.
There are many different ways to think about water and how it affects our homes and land. Join us in this episode to explore managing and using stormwater and landscape around your home with ideas from rain barrels to native flowers.
As we get closer to the finish line of building my new home, I wanted to take the opportunity to revisit one of my favorite sources of knowledge.