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Choose the Right Window Operating Type for Your Home

Windows can be one of your home's most attractive features. Windows provide views, daylighting, ventilation, and heat from the sun in the winter. One often-overlooked aspect of windows is the operating type of window. This white paper defines a variety of operating types and helps you choose the best one for your home.

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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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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...

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2018 Color and Design Trends that Reflect Life's Celebrations

Each of the palettes explores the cultural dynamics that drive the trends, along with the colors and textures that bring it to life.

Remodeling Survey: Hawaii Leads Nation in Home Renovation Plans

The GetHearth.com Home Renovation Survey recently ranked the U.S. states with the most home renovations planned for the upcoming year.

Minnesota Net Zero Home Relies on Geothermal for Comfortable Living (Video)

Because the goals for the house focused on reducing electrical usage, the Hansons call the project "Ohm Sweet Ohm."

Remodeling Secret: Homes with Blue Bathrooms Sell for More than Expected

A fresh coat of paint in the right color may help sell a home for more money.

First Zero Energy Home in Detroit Under Construction

Phoenix Haus advertises the system as saving owners 90 percent on utilities over the home's lifetime.

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.

Remodeled Barn Blends Rustic and Contemporary Styles

The project simply known as “The Barn” blends country and contemporary with transcendent results.

Harvard HouseZero Project Requires No HVAC or Daytime Electric Light

The renovation of the stick-built house will demonstrate how to transform this challenging building stock into a prototype of ultra-efficiency.

Disabled Vet Moves into New Smart Home

The home for Sgt. Walkup was built to make his life at home as seamless as it could be with customized design features and smart home technology.

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.

Tiny Modular Homes Win Industry Honor

This development was created under firm constraints set by local zoning officials.

Sustainable California Development Opens for Construction

This transformational community will offer new home neighborhood options for both 55+ and all-age buyers.

Appraisers Have Improved Tool to Aid Valuation of Green Home Features

The objective of this Addendum is to standardize the communication of the high performance features of residential properties.

Modular Home Builder Introduces Tiny Home Line

This small modular home is designed for permanent living.

High Rise Residential Buildings Leading the Way for LEED

As commercial buildings, high-rise residential projects are pursuing LEED and other green building certifications to reflect their environmental impact.

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