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. Professional Builder magazine’s 2014 Home Exterior Survey found that 60 percent of home builders and architects cited great design and curb appeal as the most important concern for their customers
At the 2015 International Builders' Show, Jerry Blais, vice president-marketing for Ply Gem, reviewed some of the innovations that Ply Gem brings to the marketplace to meet homeowners' desire for inspiration.
With new siding colors, textures, materials and accessories that work seamlessly together, the Ply Gem portfolio of siding products makes it easy to create unique and personal home designs that promise to be on-trend today, while leaving a lasting impression for years to come.
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Each home in the Latitude project was designed to provide a low-maintenance, energy-efficient lifestyle.
One of the key energy-efficiency strategies for the Proud Green Home of Louisville is the use of geothermal heating and cooling.
Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC
The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
Self-cleaning technology, automation remove contaminants, extend life of HVAC units
Lux's Kono technology automatically adjusts for optimal comfort, savings
The Proud Green Home of Louisville uses whole-home water filtration to provide fresh water to every fixture and appliance.
Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems
All unit components designed to be removed in less than 10 minutes
Aesthetics only part of appeal of Johnson Controls' newest product
Solution design focuses on positive up-front, back-end financial impact
Samsung anticipates technology to be game-changer
Technology gives HVAC units 'mind of its own'
Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten
The system provides 100 percent heating capacity down to -5 degrees Fahrenheit, for customers in the colder climates of North America.
Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.