Diverse housing stock will play an important role in the neighborhood revitalization strategy.
The BeltLine will connect 45 neighborhoods with trails and parks and has a focus on affordable housing as part of the redevelopment project.
As home energy codes drive performance, builders will have to find ways to build homes that meet those codes.
The value of the EEBA High Performance Home Summit for builders is in the gathering of like-minded pros to share the latest knowledge.
Once the company found there was a better way to build homes, they simply made that standard practice.
Once builders learn there's a way to build a better building, there's no turning back.
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.
Low cost of living is just as important as the purchase cost.
Home builders are understandably reluctant to adopt the latest technology without knowing how it may perform over the long term.
As energy codes and consumer interest drive growth in high-performance home buildings, insulated concrete forms provide an attractive alternative to wood-frame construction.
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.
This year's event used a new format of summits to give builders, manufacturers, raters, code officials and other professionals the opportunity to share tips and challenges with their peers.
The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.
While many municipalities are still using the 2009 Energy Codes, the 2018 editions are under preparation for use in the residential building industry.
Home buyers may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.
A new process makes it faster for builders to certify multiple homes built to the same model.
It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs.
Some builders see high performance building as a differentiator in the market; others adopt a wait-and-see attitude.