Ever consider saving money, saving energy and saving space with an efficient, electric tankless water heater? Maybe it’s time you did.
While more buyers are making home performance a part of their decision process, a home has to offer more than that.
The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.
Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.
As the demand for high indoor air quality increases, builders and architects are interested in installing state-of-the-art ventilation systems in high-performance projects. This is an excellent opportunity to distinguish a contractor or design firm as a leader in innovative ventilation solutions.
With the Courtyard Rows townhomes at RidgeGate, Thrive is also the first builder in Colorado to offer net zero energy construction in a townhome community.
Exterior materials were chosen for longevity and ease of maintenance.
Low cost of living is just as important as the purchase cost.
Using insulated concrete forms for walls and/or foundations can help builders extend their building season, and deliver energy-efficient buildings as well.
Whether it’s a total home renovation or a simple room addition there is one thing that all remodels have in common, no matter their complexity—without planning they can quickly become stressful.
Home builders are understandably reluctant to adopt the latest technology without knowing how it may perform over the long term.
Pre-spa or pre-pool showers remove make-up, body lotions and grime before entering the water, making a pleasant experience all the more pleasant. It also reduces build-up in the water filtration system. And a quick warm rinse afterwards gets chlorine and other chemicals off your skin and out of your hair.
As energy codes and consumer interest drive growth in high-performance home buildings, insulated concrete forms provide an attractive alternative to wood-frame construction.
Balanced air strategies boost home air quality
For builders looking for ways to create high-performance homes efficiently, insulated concrete forms may be the answer. As the name implies, ICFs are EPS foam forms filled with concrete to form walls and foundations for home residential and commercial buildings....
Huber uses collaboration to increase relevancy in industry
Creatively conceived, the Flex House allows homebuyers to design a home that matches their specific living needs.
We've been talking with builders who are moving toward ICFs for foundations and basements, away from poured concrete or block walls. There are a couple of reasons that builders are making the switch.
At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High-Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, building professionals gathered to share information on the latest trends and technology.
After some careful consideration, I’ve decided to install a solar thermal system onto the roof above my garage as part of my project!