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.

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home buyers may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.

Healthy Homes Gaining Priority in Green Home Strategies

Healthy Homes Gaining Priority in Green Home Strategies

A healthy home is a happy home, and a hot selling one as well.

Mini Split Heat Pumps Adapting to High Performance Home Market

Mini Split Heat Pumps Adapting to High Performance Home Market

Mini split ductless heat pumps are making waves in the high performance home market.

Thermochromic Smart Windows Improve Circadian Rhythms

Thermochromic Smart Windows Improve Circadian Rhythms

With no need for programming, wiring or additional installation, the patented nanotechnology transitions in real-time.

Touch feature opens kitchen cabinets with a nudge (video)

Touch feature opens kitchen cabinets with a nudge (video)

Cabinets from MasterBrand are available with a touch feature that makes opening and closing cabinets a hands-free operation.

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.

Composite shakes deliver the look of real cedar without the maintenance

Composite shakes deliver the look of real cedar without the maintenance

Cedar shake has long been a favored exterior finish, but it has a reputation for being high maintenance.

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.

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.

Sliding doors blend indoor and outdoor living

Sliding doors blend indoor and outdoor living

Homeowners can blend indoor and outdoor living without compromising safety.

High performance sealant tackles the tough building envelope details

High performance sealant tackles the tough building envelope details

Builders know the devil is in the details, and window and siding sealant can help get those details right.

Metal roofing ready to tackle, wind, rain, fire & earthquakes

Metal roofing ready to tackle, wind, rain, fire & earthquakes

Metal roofing is known as a sustainable, durable choice for many green homes. But it can also stand up to the worst that Mother Nature has to offer.

Ed Begley Jr. nearing completion on high performance green home

Ed Begley Jr. nearing completion on high performance green home

A long-time environmentalist, actor Ed Begley Jr. is putting the finishing touches on his new net-zero solar powered home.

New spray foam insulation reduces environmental impact

New spray foam insulation reduces environmental impact

Fourth generation spray foam insulation reduces the environmental concerns of the product for use in high performance homes.

Multifamily owners turning to geothermal for new construction and retrofits

Multifamily owners turning to geothermal for new construction and retrofits

As geothermal heating and cooling become more mainstream, multifamily owners are valuing the benefits of renewable energy.

Engineered slate roof offers performance and sustainable production

Engineered slate roof offers performance and sustainable production

With a spike in consumer awareness about green construction materials, using engineered roofing and accessories made from recycled materials can set up a builder for success.

Multifamily building leading housing recovery and HVAC market

Multifamily building leading housing recovery and HVAC market

The 2008-09 recession, with its accompanying tidal wave of foreclosures, rendered many individuals and families leery about undertaking a new single-family home purchase.

Front control range fits in freestanding or slide-in applications

Front control range fits in freestanding or slide-in applications

For homeowners and building professionals looking for a new freestanding range to fit an existing cabinet installation, there's a new option for a front control range.

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