If a picture is worth a thousand words, then there's the equivalent of an encyclopedia represented among the Top 10 Photo Galleries of 2015.
Building science experts graciously share their thoughts and experiences with us to inspire and educate homeowners and builders to create high performance homes.
Precast concrete is a panelized (or prebuilt) system for poured concrete that has become an alternative building technique in residential construction. The system provides benefits to the architect, builder and consumer.
Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are one of several new unconventional building systems that reportedly improve energy efficiency and resistance to natural disasters. SIPs are formed under factory controlled conditions by encasing an insulated foam core between two structural facings, typically...
Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) are rapidly leading the way in high performance building systems as the fastest growing alternative for above grade walls. According to the National Association of Home Builders' Research Center, the use of ICFs in the construction...
The Cooke Street community in Raleigh, N.C., needed to provide attractive, affordable housing. Energy-efficient designs helped keep home costs down.
The American dream for the single family detached home is deeply ingrained in our past and present desires, but the future deliverable of this ideal must change. With the recent bust, we've all come to realize that we can no longer live beyond our means in too-large homes on too-large lots.
An investment in a smaller home can offer big dividends, including lower cost of ownership, a better sense of community and a smaller environmental impact.
TightLines has a portfolio of over 150 plans ranging from 1000 to 1600 square feet, all of which have the construction drawings completed, its easy and economical to select a design that meets your needs. And since the construction drawings are already completed, the digital file can be e-mailed to you usually in the same day.
Winslow I Home Plans, small Homes for BIG LIVING
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Small, green homes are making a big impact for homeowners looking for a quality lifestyle.
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