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University's prototype expands on noise-canceling technology for residential, commercial use
The design of this home exceeds California Title 24 energy efficiency standards by 52.5 percent.
The overwhelming majority of windows and doors manufactured have an NFRC label.
Settled in the old Seattle neighborhood amidst 100-year-old craftsman style homes, the 3-story, 2,117 square-foot contemporary home stands out as a testament to maximum efficiency.
In addition to a spacious outdoor entertaining area and a full-size chef’s kitchen, a multi-purpose master bedroom was a must have for the owners.
Reports on significant progress from investments in Building Envelope and Windows Research and Development in the DOE's Building Technologies Office.
More than 80,000 building professionals from across the country gathered in Orlando for the 2018 International Builders' Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show.
Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.
Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.
With more than two years of measured occupancy to date, the home unquestionably provides exceptional energy performance, consuming 70 percent less energy than a code-built house.
I can’t believe that it’s already time for our first blower door test. It feels like yesterday that I was walking around on a piece of raw land and problem-solving with my wife over what we wanted our new home to look like. Now here we are - the lion’s share of construction has been completed and I’ve shifted my focus to the interior.
The same preservation efforts that historical site directors employ can be mirrored by the average homeowner.
The architects wanted to create a new relationship between interior and exterior in a conventional seven-story building.
Combining cutting edge green technology with a walkable location, a car-free or car-light lifestyle is easily attainable.
Although appearing somewhat monumental when first encountered, the residence is actually of a quite intimate scale.
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