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More than half of builders believe that green/high-performance features help them sell new homes, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.
Building scientists and leading home builders offer tips and techniques for designing and building 'market-rate' net-zero energy homes.
Demand is high for infill housing in urban areas as well as established suburbs. When done right, such projects can trigger positive changes in the surrounding neighborhood.
Professional Builder’s House Review design team offers five concepts that maximize the functionality, efficiency, and privacy of the master suite.
Passive House experts share tips on improving energy performance without having to meet the standard.
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Like green building, universal design is no longer an unfamiliar concept to home buyers, but they still need sound advice from builders on making their homes livable for as long as possible.
Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents four green homes geared for today’s buyer markets.
In response to the number of families doubling up, builders are introducing new designs that offer independence and privacy as well as togetherness.
By paying attention to proportions and scale and using the right materials, Professional Builder’s House Review design team proves that builders can create stunning home exteriors on virtually any...
Universal design makes remodeled house attractive, inviting, and accessible at last.
Architect Sarah Susanka presents seven proven design ideas from her Not So Big Showhouse at SchoolStreet community in Libertyville Ill.
Layout flexibility, economical footprints, and killer curb appeal are among the common traits of the five best-selling house plans presented by the House Review team.
The latest residential designs are geared to Generation Y, a group that includes young singles looking for “starter” apartments, as well as older buyers who need space for growing families.
These custom-built homes make a strong design statement while delivering a high level of energy and resource efficiency.
Available in Therma-Tru’s Classic-Craft American Style and Canvas collections, these decorative sidelites complement Craftsman style entryways.
Advanced framing can save materials and time while boosting your homes’ efficiencies. Here are five techniques that can be adopted independently.
Flexible home designs that appeal to a wide array of buyers contributed to the success of the Whitehall at Bryn Mawr luxury townhome community in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Bill Warwick of BartonPartners...
Architects and designers present their best design ideas for jump-starting home building