At Su Verde (Italian for ‘About Green’), sustainably made exterior products are part of the home's green story, and will help it earn multiple high performance home certifications.
With new laminate finishes from Formica, it's easy to bring a touch of nature into any kitchen.
Today, people want the beauty of wood without the high cost of maintenance that goes with it. That’s why they’re turning to cellular PVC products.
New drywall breaks all the rules for hanging things on the wall and standing up to abuse.
Residential builders and remodelers who have experienced the pain of job delays or callbacks for squeaky subfloors will soon have access to a combination of subfloor products to combat squeaks.
12 test homes are revealing some of the secrets behind the best wall systems.
The Extended Plate and Beam design features innovative framing techniques, exterior rigid foam and weatherization products.
Quake Zone sheathing from Norbord is designed to help builders meet seismic building codes with faster construction time and less waste.
Raised heel trusses, sometimes called Energy Trusses, are a great way to add insulation to the attic of a home.
As building codes incorporate continuous insulation, homebuilders are looking for techniques that won't add labor costs.
Everyone loves the natural beauty, warmth, and charm of real cedar siding on homes, but they don’t love the constant upkeep.
A model home for a golf course community in Pennsylvania exceeds DOE Zero Energy Ready Home requirements, delivering long-term value for its new owners.
Sheathing that can stand up to the weather helps builders deliver a better quality home.
Fiber cement siding has been recognized as a sustainable building product in a survey of green building professionals.
Made with Accsys Technologies’ proprietary acetylation process, Accoya wood has Class 1 durability, is guaranteed for 25 years and has dimensional stability that sees swelling and shrinkage reduced by 75%.
A durable home starts from the bottom up, and engineered wood flooring panels help create a home that can weather the perils of construction. Fortunately, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis was in the framing stages during the summer months so it didn't have to suffer through winter.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis will host an open house with separate events for building professionals and consumers on Feb. 20 and 21, 2015 at the home outside of St. Louis.
Managing attic moisture will pay off over the life of the home.
It’s a known fact there will be some waste associated with using building materials. One approach to minimizing both the amount of waste generated and the amount that gets dumped in landfills is to view housing as part of a broader manufacturing cycle.
As part of its green building approach, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis utilized panelized wall construction to reduce construction waste and provide better performance.