Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.
Build tight and ventilate right is the mantra of high performance home building, but actually pulling that off can be challenging for builders.
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.
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.
Cedar shake has long been a favored exterior finish, but it has a reputation for being high maintenance.
There's nothing like the look of a cedar shake roof, but no one likes the maintenance that goes with it.
Composite roofing products are designed to authentically replicate the look of a natural weathered cedar shake and shingles and slate.
Managing moisture on exterior walls is always a challenge, but there's a new solution for stone, stucco and brick veneers.
A new line of exterior siding uses recycled materials to take the place of wood siding with low-maintenance style.
Whether a homeowner is updating the home exterior for their own enjoyment or for resale, "Killer Curb Appeal" has benefits for both.
Builders know the devil is in the details, and window and siding sealant can help get those details right.
Everyone loves the natural beauty, warmth, and charm of real cedar siding on homes, but they don’t love the constant upkeep.
Fiber cement siding has been recognized as a sustainable building product in a survey of green building professionals.
When it comes to improving the outside of the home, personalizing with color and design tops the charts on buyers’ most-wanted lists.
With an emphasis on a durable building envelope, brick and stone will play a key role in the performance of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis.
Homeowners and building professionals have a new place to learn about and become inspired by a vision for their home's exterior.
James Hardie is the largest manufacturer of fiber cement products in North America, specializing in exterior products. John Dybsky, Senior Marketing Manager for James Hardie, introduces us to HardiePlank®. With its strength, beauty and durability, HardiePlank lap siding protects homes in all kinds of climates.
Crysta Thomas, brand manager at Boral Bricks, introduces the new line of Ashlar Accents at IBS 2014. These brick accents add to the beauty of a home while maintaining the durability and energy efficiency of brick.
Christian Nolte of Metal Sales at Greenbuild in Philadelphia explains how Metal Sales' products fit into a green home, including the recyclability, durability, and performance of metal roofing and siding.
Watch as ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Boral Bricks about the materials used in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. Read more about the Proud Green Home at Serenbe