Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:02:29 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts <![CDATA[BuildingEnergy Boston Set for March]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:27:59 -0500 BuildingEnergy Boston Set for March Posted by ScottG
A three-day schedule includes speakers, a trade show, and a variety of workshops about high-performance building design and construction ]]>
<![CDATA[Letting the materials speak for themselves]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:52:00 -0500 Letting the materials speak for themselves Posted by KenGutmaker
A kitchen design that is sensitive to the needs of the client and the beauty of the materials. ]]>
<![CDATA[Meet Saskatchewan's First Passivhaus]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:33:27 -0500 Meet Saskatchewan's First Passivhaus Posted by ScottG
A duplex rising on the site of a 1940s home could become the province's first house to be certified under the Passivhaus Institut standard ]]>
<![CDATA[Island Living]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:00:00 -0500 Island Living Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
This spacious and inviting kitchen features a large island, allowing ample space to work, eat, congregate or socialize. ]]>
<![CDATA[Soaker Tub]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 11:31:06 -0500 Soaker Tub Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Relax with a view ]]>
<![CDATA[Less is More]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 19:32:33 -0500 Less is More Posted by Susan_Teare
While working on the book, The New Small House, I came across a small problem when shooting the exterior of this house ]]>
<![CDATA[NuTone Haven Backyard Lighting and Mosquito Repellent System]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:02:43 -0500 NuTone Haven Backyard Lighting and Mosquito Repellent System Posted by Matt_Higgins
Most people like landscape lighting. Just as true, most people don't like mosquitoes. NuTone has created a device that takes care of both at once. The haven system combines a backyard lighting fixture... ]]>
<![CDATA[GE Jumps Ship on Compact Fluorescents]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:34:30 -0500 GE Jumps Ship on Compact Fluorescents Posted by ScottG
The company says it will stop making the lamps by the end of the year and focus on LEDs ]]>
<![CDATA[The devil is in the details]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:19:32 -0500 The devil is in the details Posted by KenGutmaker
Paired down design in this kitchen detail. ]]>
<![CDATA[Self-Taught MBA: Investments, Costs, and Expenses: What's the difference?]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:28:50 -0500 Self-Taught MBA: Investments, Costs, and Expenses: What's the difference? Posted by FPR
Using financial terms the wrong way causes confusion that costs you money. Learn the real meaning of the three most common words used to describe financial transactions. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Difference Between Orbital and Random-Orbit Sanders]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 04:45:00 -0500 The Difference Between Orbital and Random-Orbit Sanders Posted by patrick_mccombe
See what orbital and random-orbit sanders have in common and how they differ ]]>
<![CDATA[Interesting Index]]> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:51:42 -0500 Interesting Index Posted by FPR
Update from Elliot F. Eisenberg, the Bowtie Economist ]]>
<![CDATA[Backyard Ice Rink, Nice!]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:25:00 -0500 Backyard Ice Rink, Nice! Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
When this homeowner built an addition on to his house, he left room in the backyard to install this really cool ice rink so his kids could practice their skating and hockey skills. A perfect way to defeat cabin fever..... ]]>
<![CDATA[Mid Century Modern Deck]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:44:23 -0500 Mid Century Modern Deck Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Charming beach house with a streamlined side deck ]]>
<![CDATA[Nest Glitch Leaves Some Cold]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:54:59 -0500 Nest Glitch Leaves Some Cold Posted by ScottG
Makers of the learning thermostat blame software update for loss of service to some users ]]>
<![CDATA[Houses Are Getting Bigger and Pricier]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:12:48 -0500 Houses Are Getting Bigger and Pricier Posted by ScottG
Rising prices are making it tougher for first-time buyers to get a home of their own. Many still live with Mom and Dad. ]]>
<![CDATA[Controlling Dust During a Remodel]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:06:56 -0500 Controlling Dust During a Remodel Posted by Kevini
A dust barrier can help keep remodeling dust from covering the rest of the house ]]>
<![CDATA[Dimplex Opti-myst Electric Fireplaces]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:01:12 -0500 Dimplex Opti-myst Electric Fireplaces Posted by Matt_Higgins
Dimplex Opti-myst electric fireplaces promise to provide a realistic fake flame with via the use of water vapro and reflected light. It's 100% safe to the touch. In a home where a real or gas... ]]>
<![CDATA[Cedar Comforts]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 09:00:00 -0500 Cedar Comforts Posted by KenGutmaker
Warm woods and a thoughtful layout make this Spa more inviting. ]]>
<![CDATA[Best in Show: Highlights of the 2016 International Builders Show]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:55:00 -0500 Best in Show: Highlights of the 2016 International Builders Show Posted by boycethompson
Wireless home systems, virtual reality, and quickly emerging design trends lead discussion at last week's builder show ]]>