September 1, 2004
MemBrain vapor retarder protects against condensation in winter, but allows for drying in summer
March 1, 2004
One builder's plan yields Vermont's most energy-efficient house
January 1, 2004
A true "family room" emerges from a practical budget and a taste for simplicity
May 1, 2003
Studio, dining and living areas share a lofty, light-filled space crafted to a modest budget
July 1, 2002
In Wyoming, an updated version of an old farmhouse adds up to an affordable home for a young family
July 1, 2000
Why are so many of today's homes plagued by rot, mildew and stale air, and what can we do about it?
Dry-laid walls reinforced with steel and filled with concrete make a weathertight, bugproof house
May 1, 1997
A variation of the Rumford design reflects heat into the room rather than letting it disappear up the chimney
January 1, 1995
A demonstration house in Canada shows new approaches to energy-efficient, environmentally sensitive construction
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