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Connecticut to Get Its First Utility-Scale Wind Project

Connecticut to Get Its First Utility-Scale Wind Project

A ruling by the Connecticut Supreme Court clears the way for two small wind farms, each with three turbines.

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An Exceptional Kitchen Sink

An Exceptional Kitchen Sink

This beautiful and functional kitchen sink counter is an exceptionally handsome piece of design.

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Fireside Getaway

Fireside Getaway

Relaxation with reclaimed materials

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Is RFID Technology in Your Future?

Is RFID Technology in Your Future?

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, already used in commercial buildings, appears poised to transform life at home

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A Short, Sweet Guide to Building Permits

A Short, Sweet Guide to Building Permits

Why they're necessary, for what types of construction, and how to get them.

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Veterans Will Get Training in Solar Technology

Veterans Will Get Training in Solar Technology

Jobs training is one of several White House programs aimed at energy conservation and reducing carbon emissions.

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BuildingGreen Names Top-10 Products for 2015

BuildingGreen Names Top-10 Products for 2015

This year's list includes furniture, an air barrier system, Passivhaus-certified windows, and super-adjustable lighting.

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The grass grows greener over this dish drain

The grass grows greener over this dish drain

Finnell's "Sod" dish drain may just change the landscape on your countertop

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Modern Farmhouse

Modern Farmhouse

A "gut-reno" creates flow and brings in light.

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Urban Solitude

Urban Solitude

Thoughtful landscape design provides privacy and creates a public space.

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Book Review: The Elements of Building

Book Review: The Elements of Building

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Following the advice in this business book for builders will make your clients happier, your business more stable, and your life less stressful.

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Faucet Captures Brooklyns Industrial Chic

Faucet Captures Brooklyn's Industrial Chic

Another fixture from Brooklyn's Watermark Designs reminds us that the coolest stuff is made right here

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A California Courtyard

A California Courtyard

What a great place to sit and enjoy a beautiful afternoon on San Francisco Bay! This cool house in the Bay area city of Belvedere was built in the 1960's by developer/builder Joseph Eichler.

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The House That Shrugs Off an Earthquake

The House That Shrugs Off an Earthquake

Engineers from two California universities have developed a method of protecting houses from earthquakes that is both effective and relatively inexpensive. Could homeowners forego earthquake insurance?

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Playful Bunk Room for Grandchildren

Playful Bunk Room for Grandchildren

This bunk room was designed to accommodate all of the grandchildren for not only sleeping, but also for fun and games!

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Little Bit of Life

Little Bit of Life

A fresh look for a mid century living room

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Tangle-Free Stringline

Tangle-Free Stringline

If you need a stringline on a job because you're laying out a foundation or you're straightening out a framed wall, you could spend 10 minutes trying to untangle a mess of string, but there's a better way.

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Set up a cut station for efficient production flooring

Set up a cut station for efficient production flooring

Tips for keeping a jobsite organized and efficient

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Marvin Wins Business Award

Marvin Wins Business Award

The Minnesota-based company has just received an ethics award from the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals

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Builder Offers Best-Practices Manual to Public

Builder Offers Best-Practices Manual to Public

Hammer & Hand, a high-end builder in the Pacific Northwest, posts its construction manual online "in the spirit of collaboration"

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