Founder and chairman Bob Fincher used part of his summer vacation to tour Midwest companies that are championing the integration of green technologies and tactics into our homes and other buildings. Here's what he found.
Each plank is carefully hand painted to display the patina of weather-worn boards.
Countertops, in particular, are having a real moment today as homeowners focus on decluttering surfaces for a sleek and tidy kitchen post-renovation.
Expect to see more color in kitchens next year, especially for homeowners planning to sell.
Exterior materials were chosen for longevity and ease of maintenance.
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.
There's a yearning for warmer hues and we see that coming to life as touches of gold and brass accents.
Natural stone remains one of the premier natural design and building materials. Find out why professionals trust natural stone to create a unique look with a minimal impact on the environment.
Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building
Due to the self-regulating properties of the STEP system, the molecular structure of the heating elements only allow the consumption of energy that is needed to maintain the heat at a given location.
Builders know that squeaky floors are on of the most common reasons for call backs. And they can be real pain to fix. The best approach is to avoid squeaks in the first place by using a few subflooring secrets of the best pro builders. Here are a few qualities you should look for in subflooring to help ensure quiet, stiff floors.
Electro Plastics, Inc. (EPI) (dba STEP Warmfloor) invented the only low-voltage, flat, homogeneous self-regulating Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) heater in the world, but that is just the beginning: it still needs a stronger government and industry recognition.
The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.
One of the top goals of the Proud Green Home of Louisville was to create a highly energy efficient yet very livable home.
So appealing is the tiny house, that many adventurous DIY-ers have set out to build their own tiny home.
The builder’s goal is to build every home with the ability to produce the same amount of energy as it consumes.
Here's a look back at the Top 10 news items for 2016, ranked in ascending order of popularity.
If you like the look of wood but want a more sustainable alternative, properly sourced and manufactured bamboo products could work for you.
Reid's Heritage Homes was the first builder in Canada to have a Net Zero Energy (NZE) home qualified under the program.
ZIP System sheathing helps this home beat Passive House standards.