Precision Engineering, Breathtaking Beauty and Environmentally Conscious Homes

Precision Engineering, Breathtaking Beauty and Environmentally Conscious Homes

Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright said, “No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it, so hill and house could live together each the happier for the other.” This...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Lindal Cedar Homes


Build Your Home with a High-Performance Thermal Envelope for Improved Energy Efficiency and Comfort

Build Your Home with a High-Performance Thermal Envelope for Improved Energy Efficiency and Comfort

With today's green building technology, it's easy to think that all it takes to achieve a high-performance home is to choose the right products. This white paper reveals the importance of the thermal envelope and how windows, cladding, and air sealing can work together to improve the performance of your home.

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What Every Homeowner Should Know About Entry Door Replacement

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Entry Door Replacement

A homeowner’s entry door is the portal to the family’s daily life, used throughout every day by family and friends. It’s no wonder that when it comes to replacing an entry door several important aspects need to be considered and researched before the purchase.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: ProVia


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Luxury Floating Home Designed for Durability

Luxury Floating Home Designed for Durability

Exterior materials were chosen for longevity and ease of maintenance.

5 Steps to Plan Your Home Remodeling Job

5 Steps to Plan Your Home Remodeling Job

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.

Wall Assembly Study Will Guide Builders on Moisture Management

Wall Assembly Study Will Guide Builders on Moisture Management

Home builders are understandably reluctant to adopt the latest technology without knowing how it may perform over the long term.




Flex House is the Right Size with Its Footprint and Smart Home Technology

Flex House is the Right Size with Its Footprint and Smart Home Technology

Creatively conceived, the Flex House allows homebuyers to design a home that matches their specific living needs.

Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

With more than two years of measured occupancy to date, the home unquestionably provides exceptional energy performance, consuming 70 percent less energy than a code-built house.

Builder Steps Up for Zero Energy Ready Subdivision

Builder Steps Up for Zero Energy Ready Subdivision

The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.




Building Codes Driving Builders to Seek High Performance Options

Building Codes Driving Builders to Seek High Performance Options

While many municipalities are still using the 2009 Energy Codes, the 2018 editions are under preparation for use in the residential building industry.




The Energy Code Compliance Conundrum

The Energy Code Compliance Conundrum

Unlike most other building codes, the energy code has multiple compliance paths.

Cincinnati Tax Abatement Drives Historic LEED Home Renovation

Cincinnati Tax Abatement Drives Historic LEED Home Renovation

The project was two years in the making and the owners are hoping to achieve Gold LEED certification.

EEBA Summit Brings Like Minded Builders Together

EEBA Summit Brings Like Minded Builders Together

EEBA provides a forum for building professionals to gather to share their successes and obstacles to building better homes.




Two High Performance Homes Rise in Seattle Infill Neighborhood

Two High Performance Homes Rise in Seattle Infill Neighborhood

Two new industrial-modern style homes are just steps away from a popular area of artists, artisans, and manufacturers.

Home Builders Use the HERS Ratings for ERI Compliance

Home Builders Use the HERS Ratings for ERI Compliance

Each point on the ERI scale represents a 1 percent change in the relative energy efficiency of the building.

Shaw Floors Announces 2018 Color of the Year | Video

Shaw Floors Announces 2018 Color of the Year | Video

There's a yearning for warmer hues and we see that coming to life as touches of gold and brass accents.

Choosing Natural Stone – Sustainable Beauty with Unique Character

Choosing Natural Stone – Sustainable Beauty with Unique Character

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.

Pre Fab LEED Certifiable Homes Built to Weather Florida Hurricanes

Pre Fab LEED Certifiable Homes Built to Weather Florida Hurricanes

Designed for tropical and subtropical environments, the two new models are constructed from 18-gauge steel and concrete.

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