Copyright (c) 2016 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/ Thu, 05 May 2016 08:27:53 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts Fine Homebuilding - All featured posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/ <![CDATA[Texas Team Wins Net-Zero Competition]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 14:43:54 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150856/texas-team-wins-net-zero-competition http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150856/texas-team-wins-net-zero-competition 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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150856/texas-team-wins-net-zero-competition
<![CDATA[C'mon over!]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150839/cmon-over http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150839/cmon-over 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150839/cmon-over
<![CDATA[Building a House of Hemp]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 08:48:32 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150846/building-a-house-of-hemp http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150846/building-a-house-of-hemp Building a House of Hemp Posted by ScottG
A New York entrepreneur plans a demonstration house to advance the use of industrial hemp ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150846/building-a-house-of-hemp
<![CDATA[Checking out the 2016 National Hardware Show]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 08:31:29 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150810/checking-out-the-2016-national-hardware-show http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150810/checking-out-the-2016-national-hardware-show 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150810/checking-out-the-2016-national-hardware-show
<![CDATA[Streamlined Spigot is Frost-Free and Hassle-Free]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 12:26:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150833/streamlined-spigot-is-frost-free-and-hassle-free http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150833/streamlined-spigot-is-frost-free-and-hassle-free 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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150833/streamlined-spigot-is-frost-free-and-hassle-free
<![CDATA[Efficiency in the Kitchen]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 11:32:31 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150828/efficiency-in-the-kitchen http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150828/efficiency-in-the-kitchen 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150828/efficiency-in-the-kitchen
<![CDATA[Hot off the Presses]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 09:29:14 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150813/hot-off-the-presses http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150813/hot-off-the-presses Hot off the Presses Posted by KenGutmaker
Photographed on Monday, Posted on Tuesday morning. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150813/hot-off-the-presses
<![CDATA[Arts and Crafts Echo]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150657/arts-and-crafts-echo http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150657/arts-and-crafts-echo 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150657/arts-and-crafts-echo
<![CDATA[Living By the Lake]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:20:20 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150780/living-by-the-lake http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150780/living-by-the-lake 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150780/living-by-the-lake
<![CDATA[Caribbean Color]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:36:32 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150713/caribbean-color http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150713/caribbean-color Caribbean Color Posted by Susan_Teare
This Caribbean guest suite is a study in saturated color and reclaimed materials. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150713/caribbean-color
<![CDATA[TimberSIL May Live to See Another Day]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:28:38 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150748/timbersil-may-live-to-see-another-day http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150748/timbersil-may-live-to-see-another-day 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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150748/timbersil-may-live-to-see-another-day
<![CDATA[Worn-out Wine-Barrel Hoops Find a Bright New Home]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 01:13:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150726/worn-out-wine-barrel-hoops-find-a-bright-new-home http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150726/worn-out-wine-barrel-hoops-find-a-bright-new-home 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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150726/worn-out-wine-barrel-hoops-find-a-bright-new-home
<![CDATA[Aging in place -Good design makes all the difference.]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:26:35 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150714/aging-in-place-good-design-makes-all-the-difference http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150714/aging-in-place-good-design-makes-all-the-difference 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150714/aging-in-place-good-design-makes-all-the-difference
<![CDATA[Foamglas Insulation Exits U.S. Residential Market]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:30:32 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150703/foamglas-insulation-exits-us-residential-market http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150703/foamglas-insulation-exits-us-residential-market 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 ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150703/foamglas-insulation-exits-us-residential-market
<![CDATA[Senate Energy Bill Earns Both Praise and Scorn]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:32:43 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150682/senate-energy-bill-earns-both-praise-and-scorn http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150682/senate-energy-bill-earns-both-praise-and-scorn 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150682/senate-energy-bill-earns-both-praise-and-scorn
<![CDATA[News on Housing Starts from Elliot F. Eisenberg, Ph.D]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 16:58:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150684/news-on-housing-starts-from-elliot-f-eisenberg-phd http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150684/news-on-housing-starts-from-elliot-f-eisenberg-phd 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150684/news-on-housing-starts-from-elliot-f-eisenberg-phd
<![CDATA[A Minimal Effort]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150525/a-minimal-effort http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150525/a-minimal-effort 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150525/a-minimal-effort
<![CDATA[New Old Kitchen]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:44:16 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150319/new-old-kitchen http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150319/new-old-kitchen New Old Kitchen Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Classic design for a classic home ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150319/new-old-kitchen
<![CDATA[Online Exclusive Tailgate: Caroline Weaver, pencil expert]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:06:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150668/online-exclusive-tailgate-caroline-weaver-pencil-expert http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150668/online-exclusive-tailgate-caroline-weaver-pencil-expert 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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150668/online-exclusive-tailgate-caroline-weaver-pencil-expert
<![CDATA[Counting Sheep]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:43:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150613/counting-sheep http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150613/counting-sheep Counting Sheep Posted by Susan_Teare
This outdated townhouse was given a facelift to feel more like a "boutique hotel". ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150613/counting-sheep