Building green? Don't compromise your home's style

Building green? Don't compromise your home's style

The design of this home exceeds California Title 24 energy efficiency standards by 52.5 percent.

Tiny Happy Home Blends Indoor and Outdoor Living on Maui

Tiny Happy Home Blends Indoor and Outdoor Living on Maui

In addition to a spacious outdoor entertaining area and a full-size chef’s kitchen, a multi-purpose master bedroom was a must have for the owners.

New High Performance Building Products Debut at IBS

New High Performance Building Products Debut at IBS

More than 80,000 building professionals from across the country gathered in Orlando for the 2018 International Builders' Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show.

Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.

No Room for a Door? Slide it into the Wall

No Room for a Door? Slide it into the Wall

When you can't afford to lose the space that a swinging door takes up, install a door-in-the-wall.

Time for the first blower door test!

Time for the first blower door test!

I can’t believe that it’s already time for our first blower door test. It feels like yesterday that I was walking around on a piece of raw land and problem-solving with my wife over what we wanted our new home to look like. Now here we are - the lion’s share of construction has been completed and I’ve shifted my focus to the interior.

Renovated Tenement Features Window Walls

Renovated Tenement Features Window Walls

The architects wanted to create a new relationship between interior and exterior in a conventional seven-story building.

New Colonial Home Wins Brick Architecture Award

New Colonial Home Wins Brick Architecture Award

Although appearing somewhat monumental when first encountered, the residence is actually of a quite intimate scale.

Minimize A Home's Carbon Footprint with Recycled Wood Doors

Minimize A Home's Carbon Footprint with Recycled Wood Doors

In 2007, 1.3 million tons of wood were reclaimed and repurposed for other uses.

Ply Gem Supports Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes Across America

Ply Gem Supports Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes Across America

Homebuilders in more than 70 communities across the U.S. will volunteer to help build, rehab or repair more than 200 homes as part of the initiative.

Custom Exterior Doors Command Attention (video)

Custom Exterior Doors Command Attention (video)

It’s the first thing you see when you enter and the last thing you see when you leave.

How to Sustainably Remodel Your Home

How to Sustainably Remodel Your Home

By choosing to remodel, you have already made a green choice.

Ultra Thin Sliding Door Frame Lets the Sun Shine In (Video)

Ultra Thin Sliding Door Frame Lets the Sun Shine In (Video)

Cero provides a minimalistic design with its ultra-thin profiles and large floor-to-ceiling panels.

Five Ways to Improve Your Home for Earth Day

Five Ways to Improve Your Home for Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual reminder how our environment can be improved by collectively doing things to reduce pollution. Here are a few easy things to consider.

Ply Gem Announces HGTV Smart Home 2017 Sponsorship

Ply Gem Announces HGTV Smart Home 2017 Sponsorship

The luxury home located in Scottsdale, Arizona, will spotlight Simonton’s quality windows products.

Opening Glass Wall Systems Designed to Stand Up to High Winds

Opening Glass Wall Systems Designed to Stand Up to High Winds

At the 2017 International Builders' Show, two companies announced opening glass wall products designed for hurricane- and high-wind-prone regions.

Tackle Home Sealing Projects with New Spray Foam

Tackle Home Sealing Projects with New Spray Foam

The solution expands to take the shape of gaps and cracks forming a long-lasting, airtight and water-resistant bond to most building materials.

New Ply Gem Architectural Toolbox Makes it Easier to Create Tailor-Made Designs

New Ply Gem Architectural Toolbox Makes it Easier to Create Tailor-Made Designs

The concept of ‘live-work-play’ mixed-use developments is on the rise, with increased demand for walkable urban neighborhoods.

Windows, Siding and Roofing Designs Available in Bold Hues

Windows, Siding and Roofing Designs Available in Bold Hues

Bold is beautiful when it comes to the exterior color palette of a home, and some new exterior products emphasize bright bold hues.

Amazon Alexa Powers New Smart Home Project

Amazon Alexa Powers New Smart Home Project

A walk through the Brookfield Residential Smart Home reveals a variety of extremely useful technologies triggered by the spoken word.

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