This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.
Contains the most important information needed by consumers to save energy in the home. This highly illustrated booklet also provides solid advice for homeowners who plan to design and build a new home.
This guide compares Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) with other forms used in above grade (walls) and below grade applications (foundations). Key factors in selecting the best system for your home are identified.
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I knew I was in for a treat when I signed up for a weekend in Western Massachusetts.
The criteria ranges from “average monthly fitness-club fee” to “bike score” to “share of physically inactive residents.”
Tiny homes are all the rage around Austin, Texas, and the TexZen Tiny Home Co. has launched its newest model in the time for the holidays. Suzanne Braden, founder of TexZen Tiny Home Co., announced today the completion of the company’s newest tiny home model.
Spending time with the family is the highlight of every holiday, but spending time in the kitchen can be a drag.
The home has never been sold and is not on the market.
The reality is that there is a simple, cost-effective, scalable and easily adoptable way to kill bacteria and viruses in water.
A new survey found that uncomfortable homes caused not only physical discomfort, but emotional discomfort as well.
Builders must go beyond a basic website to communicate with people who've grown up in the Internet age and rely on user reviews to make many buying decisions.
The new program offers a no-cost, 30-hour training program for small, multifamily building maintenance staff.
It is a color that calls to mind a 'past', yet it can also make a contemporary, color-confident statement.
The holiday contributes to an annual increase in energy use due to a usual drop in temperatures, lights staying on longer, and appliances operating more frequently.
The new program, called ENERGY STAR Verified HVAC Installation (ESVI), was designed to place new emphasis on the importance of duct sealing and other best practices .
Empty-nesters Dan and Suzanne Swisher wanted to build a new home for a variety of reasons.
The cheerful spirit that radiates from this color will re-energize any room.
Pocket doors allow builders, remodelers and architects to design more energy-efficient, right-sized kitchens that deliver cost-savings and outstanding space utilization.
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