Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Thu, 05 May 2016 08:27:53 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts <![CDATA[Texas Team Wins Net-Zero Competition]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 14:43:54 -0500 Texas Team Wins Net-Zero Competition Posted by ScottG
Architecture students design an affordable house for a Houston neighborhood and walk off with the top award from the Department of Energy ]]>
<![CDATA[C'mon over!]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 09:00:00 -0500 C'mon over! Posted by Susan_Teare
A beautiful curved walnut island forms the focal point of this redesigned kitchen with a sitting room and welcoming fireplace where guests can linger on chilly nights. ]]>
<![CDATA[Building a House of Hemp]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 08:48:32 -0500 Building a House of Hemp Posted by ScottG
A New York entrepreneur plans a demonstration house to advance the use of industrial hemp ]]>
<![CDATA[Checking out the 2016 National Hardware Show]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 08:31:29 -0500 Checking out the 2016 National Hardware Show Posted by patrick_mccombe
Fine Homebuilding tools editor Patrick McCombe is walking the National Hardware Show looking for cool tools. ]]>
<![CDATA[Streamlined Spigot is Frost-Free and Hassle-Free]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 12:26:41 -0500 Streamlined Spigot is Frost-Free and Hassle-Free Posted by Rob_Wotzak
House Hydrant is a refreshingly modern alternative to the leaky old outdoor faucet ]]>
<![CDATA[Efficiency in the Kitchen]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 11:32:31 -0500 Efficiency in the Kitchen Posted by Susan_Teare
More efficient use of the existing space in this kitchen was accomplished without increasing the square footage. ]]>
<![CDATA[Hot off the Presses]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 09:29:14 -0500 Hot off the Presses Posted by KenGutmaker
Photographed on Monday, Posted on Tuesday morning. ]]>
<![CDATA[Arts and Crafts Echo]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:00:00 -0500 Arts and Crafts Echo Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
This inglenook, part of a large family room in a new shingle style house, provides a cozy spot to curl up on a chilly day. ]]>
<![CDATA[Living By the Lake]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:20:20 -0500 Living By the Lake Posted by Susan_Teare
This house sits on the footprint of an old camp perched on a rock face over the shores of Lake Champlain. ]]>
<![CDATA[Caribbean Color]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:36:32 -0500 Caribbean Color Posted by Susan_Teare
This Caribbean guest suite is a study in saturated color and reclaimed materials. ]]>
<![CDATA[TimberSIL May Live to See Another Day]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:28:38 -0500 TimberSIL May Live to See Another Day Posted by ScottG
Rights to the beleaguered company go to a New York investment firm after TimberSIL's parent company fails to repay a loan ]]>
<![CDATA[Worn-out Wine-Barrel Hoops Find a Bright New Home]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 01:13:41 -0500 Worn-out Wine-Barrel Hoops Find a Bright New Home Posted by Rob_Wotzak
These handmade globe-shaped chandeliers made from rusty metal rings are a perfect blend of modern and rustic ]]>
<![CDATA[Aging in place -Good design makes all the difference.]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:26:35 -0500 Aging in place -Good design makes all the difference. Posted by KenGutmaker
2.5 million Baby Boomers turn 70 this year, that’s a lot of bathroom remodels. ]]>
<![CDATA[Foamglas Insulation Exits U.S. Residential Market]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:30:32 -0500 Foamglas Insulation Exits U.S. Residential Market Posted by ScottG
Pittsburgh Corning pursues opportunities elsewhere but says it may bring Foamglas back here in the next several years ]]>
<![CDATA[Senate Energy Bill Earns Both Praise and Scorn]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:32:43 -0500 Senate Energy Bill Earns Both Praise and Scorn Posted by ScottG
It's the first major energy legislation since 2007, but differences with the House have yet to be settled. ]]>
<![CDATA[News on Housing Starts from Elliot F. Eisenberg, Ph.D]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 16:58:22 -0500 News on Housing Starts from Elliot F. Eisenberg, Ph.D Posted by FPR
The bowtie economist says: The rest of 2016 will show no meaningful month-over-month gains. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Minimal Effort]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:00:00 -0500 A Minimal Effort Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Architect Christopher Campbell worked hard to keep things simple in a rustic camp house he designed for his parents. This bathroom is a good example of one way he did just that. ]]>
<![CDATA[New Old Kitchen]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:44:16 -0500 New Old Kitchen Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Classic design for a classic home ]]>
<![CDATA[Online Exclusive Tailgate: Caroline Weaver, pencil expert]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:06:24 -0500 Online Exclusive Tailgate: Caroline Weaver, pencil expert Posted by Aaron_Fagan
Caroline Weaver owns a pencil store in New York City and we caught up with her to discuss carpenter's pencils and more. ]]>
<![CDATA[Counting Sheep]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:43:24 -0500 Counting Sheep Posted by Susan_Teare
This outdated townhouse was given a facelift to feel more like a "boutique hotel". ]]>