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Use Advanced Decking as Cladding for Fresh Curb Appeal

There's a very strong exterior design trend of architects and homeowners incorporating wood planks as accent walls on homes to add a warm visual.

New Colonial Home Wins Brick Architecture Award

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

Homebuyers Willing to Sacrifice Home Square Footage to Gain Outdoor Space

Outdoor living is becoming just as important as the indoors.

Infographic | Steps to Build Your Own Log Cabin

The challenge of building your very own log cabin is exciting, but most importantly, it is very achievable.

Arizona Production Builder Adopts Envelope Air Sealing Technology

Aerobarrier technology recently completed final field trials where it was used to seal the envelopes of hundreds of homes.

Florida Builder Uses New Concrete Stud Wall System

A panelized exterior wall system contributes to a high performing thermal envelope and can help meet net-zero energy goals.

Home Innovation Issues First NGBS Green Certification Based on 2015 NGBS

As development of the 2018 version of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) recently commenced, Home Innovation today issued its first NGBS Green certification of a home to the 2015 version of the standard. The Atlanta-area single-family home of designer...

EEBA takes summit to new level

Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building

Restored 1800s Dairy Barn Celebrates Timeless Style

Built a decade ago, the house sits ethereally on the edge of pond at the base of the Tetons.

Trendy Black Finish Redefines Window Style

Many homeowners today seek to coordinate finishes and hardware in matching colors to create a streamlined look in kitchens, baths and throughout the home.

Affordable Passive House Model Uses Prefab Insulated Walls

Providing housing quickly, cost-effectively and sustainably is a global challenge.

Understanding Rainscreen Design for Home Exteriors

A rainscreen is essentially an extra layer of skin attached to the building to protect the main wall from harsh weather.

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)

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

Sustainable Design: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.

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The exterior of a house is designed to protect the home from the elements, but is also a vital part of a home's visual appeal.  There are many choices when it comes to the external finish of a home.  Important factors to consider are also environmental and energy savings.

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