Housing News

February 28, 2014

Due largely to unusually severe weather across much of the nation, housing starts fell 16 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 880,000 units in January.

February 27, 2014

Unusually severe weather conditions across much of the nation along with continued concerns over the cost and availability of labor and lots resulted in a 10-point drop in builder confidence.

February 27, 2014

Monthly leasing fee at Oakwood covers installation as well

February 27, 2014

Home Innovation Research Labs has convened the process to update the 2015 version of the National Green Building Standard.

February 26, 2014

Deadline for larger companies is 2015; smaller companies have until 2016

February 25, 2014

Creators hope to improve upon net zero standards

February 24, 2014

Other focuses include disaster recovery, infrastructure upgrades and renewable energy projects

February 21, 2014

Insulation, photovoltaics, and placement and sizing of doors and windows all impact energy efficiency

February 20, 2014

Certain techniques could reduce energy consumption by 90 percent

February 19, 2014

Education@USGBC features interactive reference guides for LEED v4