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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Lindal Cedar Homes
Home builder Luis Imery has built a home any homeowner would be proud of, the first U.S. Department of Energy-certified DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in the state of Georgia. The Proud Green Home was constructed in...
Type: Case Study
This white paper takes a look at how residential greenhouses have evolved to become more efficient and identifies questions to keep in mind if you're considering one.
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Study: Environmentally friendly features important in choosing where, what home to buy
Solid foundation improves home's function
With local builders overwhelmed, alternative method can erect residences in just eight hours
This is one of the first projects completed under Utah’s latest energy conservation codes that require a layer of exterior insulation.
Each home was tested by an independent third party energy rater to develop a HERS Index score.
The home and insulation installer were recognized with a 2018 Industry Excellence Award, winning first prize in the Residential Wall category.
Putting a good finish on the interior walls of a home is more than just slapping paint on a wall and calling it a day. Every home is different, and so is every paint job.
Transforming the yard into more living space makes it a prime destination for the next garden party or backyard barbecue.
Because they are built to such a high level of airtightness, the apartments use heat from daily activities such as laundry to help warm the home.
Boston-based developer Freehold Communities has plans for eight communities nationwide, several of which are built around the concept of the "agrihood."
The 3D-printed home serves as a proof-of-concept for sustainable homebuilding that will allow for safer, more affordable homes for more families, faster than ever.
Stretched up like a vertical lantern toward the sky, the cabin becomes a recognizable symbol.
Settled in the old Seattle neighborhood amidst 100-year-old craftsman style homes, the 3-story, 2,117 square-foot contemporary home stands out as a testament to maximum efficiency.
In addition to a spacious outdoor entertaining area and a full-size chef’s kitchen, a multi-purpose master bedroom was a must have for the owners.
The ELAN system is especially important as it allows him nearly complete independence, which otherwise may not have been possible.
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