Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.

Air and Water Management Solves High Performance Home Challenges

Air and Water Management Solves High Performance Home Challenges

​​​​​​​Build tight and ventilate right is the mantra of high performance home building, but actually pulling that off can be challenging for builders.

Sustainable exterior options wrap the Proud Green Home of Louisville

Sustainable exterior options wrap the Proud Green Home of Louisville

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.

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.

New lath solves water management problems in wall systems

New lath solves water management problems in wall systems

Managing moisture on exterior walls is always a challenge, but there's a new solution for stone, stucco and brick veneers.

Wood-like siding uses recycled materials for low-maintenance living

Wood-like siding uses recycled materials for low-maintenance living

A new line of exterior siding uses recycled materials to take the place of wood siding with low-maintenance style.

IBS video: Home exteriors designed for curb appeal and performance

IBS video: Home exteriors designed for curb appeal and performance

Whether a homeowner is updating the home exterior for their own enjoyment or for resale, "Killer Curb Appeal" has benefits for both.

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.

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.

Sustainable siding offers durable options for exterior style and durability

Sustainable siding offers durable options for exterior style and durability

Fiber cement siding has been recognized as a sustainable building product in a survey of green building professionals.

New exterior products inspire and educate homeowners

New exterior products inspire and educate homeowners

When it comes to improving the outside of the home, personalizing with color and design tops the charts on buyers’ most-wanted lists.

Huff and puff wolf, you won't hurt this house made of brick and stone

Huff and puff wolf, you won't hurt this house made of brick and stone

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.

Exteriors showroom inspires and educates homeowners and builders

Exteriors showroom inspires and educates homeowners and builders

Homeowners and building professionals have a new place to learn about and become inspired by a vision for their home's exterior.

IBS: James Hardie fiber cement siding is durable and optimum for any climate

IBS: James Hardie fiber cement siding is durable and optimum for any climate

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.

Boral Bricks Debuts New Line of Ashlar Accents at IBS

Boral Bricks Debuts New Line of Ashlar Accents at IBS

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.

Metal Sales Roofing, Siding, and Building Products - Interview at Greenbuild in Philadelphia

Metal Sales Roofing, Siding, and Building Products - Interview at Greenbuild in Philadelphia

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.

The Proud Green Home at Serenbe: Boral Bricks

The Proud Green Home at Serenbe: Boral Bricks

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

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