No Room for a Door? Slide it into the Wall

No Room for a Door? Slide it into the Wall

When you can't afford to lose the space that a swinging door takes up, install a door-in-the-wall.

High tech pipes improve water use efficiency

High tech pipes improve water use efficiency

For builders who want to get the most out of a plumbing system, the choice of piping material has a long-term impact on the project.

PVC trim handles tough exterior duty with no upkeep

PVC trim handles tough exterior duty with no upkeep

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.

Get the look of cedar shakes without the work

Get the look of cedar shakes without the work

There's nothing like the look of a cedar shake roof, but no one likes the maintenance that goes with it.

Engineered slate tiles deliver long life and sustainability

Engineered slate tiles deliver long life and sustainability

Composite roofing products are designed to authentically replicate the look of a natural weathered cedar shake and shingles and slate.

Tough drywall handles loads and abuse

Tough drywall handles loads and abuse

New drywall breaks all the rules for hanging things on the wall and standing up to abuse.

Breathe easier with new central vacuum technology

Breathe easier with new central vacuum technology

New technology makes central vacuum cleaners an even more powerful tool in the fight for indoor air quality.

Net zero energy demonstration house moving to net zero water operation

Net zero energy demonstration house moving to net zero water operation

While net zero energy for homes has been growing in popularity, net zero water use is the next frontier for high performance homes.

Engineered shake & shingle siding delivers the look of cedar without the upkeep

Engineered shake & shingle siding delivers the look of cedar without the upkeep

Everyone loves the natural beauty, warmth, and charm of real cedar siding on homes, but they don’t love the constant upkeep.

Window designs deliver energy efficiency and durability

Window designs deliver energy efficiency and durability

Green projects, like energy efficient window replacement, are expected to double over the next five years.

Smart Ecovent solves HVAC problems in your home

Smart Ecovent solves HVAC problems in your home

Tired of hot and cold spots in your home, and wasting energy in rooms you're not using?

Retractable screen door helps bring fresh air indoors

Retractable screen door helps bring fresh air indoors

Most people spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors, so an easy way to bring fresh air indoors is welcome addition to a home.

New expansion valve delivers precise control for HVAC-R systems

New expansion valve delivers precise control for HVAC-R systems

A fast-responding refrigerant expansion valve delivers mass flow control for retrofit and OEM applications.

New bathroom fan technology includes wireless speakers and sensors that detect humidity on rise

New bathroom fan technology includes wireless speakers and sensors that detect humidity on rise

A recent study found that 75 percent of Americans use their smartphones and mobile devices in the bathroom, primarily for streaming music or listening to the news.

Attic ventilation delivers building envelope durability

Attic ventilation delivers building envelope durability

Managing attic moisture will pay off over the life of the home.

Saint Gobain builds sustainability into new office space

Saint Gobain builds sustainability into new office space

Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company, will incorporate some of its green building products in the renovated corporate headquarters building it will lease.

Environments for Living offers green building with a guarantee

Environments for Living offers green building with a guarantee

To make it easier for builders to offer high performance homes, the Environments for Living program provides a roadmap for green building.

Greenbuild interview - Boral

Greenbuild interview - Boral

At the Greenbuild Expo in Philadelphia, Boral's Kayla Kratz reviews some of the sustainable building products that Boral offers. Roofing and exterior cladding made from durable materials provides a green approach to building that can save on repairs and maintenance...

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