Print and online publications, internet discussion boards, and an extensive network of tradespeople are all sources of tips, tricks, and techniques of the trade.
The rapidly evolving field of sensor technology allows us to monitor building performance and create healthier indoor environments.
Pollutants are all around us, but regulation of air quality largely stops at the front door.
Incorporating photovoltaic panels into preconstruction planning can maximize energy efficiency and cost savings.
Houses are becoming more complicated, material options are multiplying, and our workforce is stretched thin. We can all do more to help.
Superinsulated walls make it challenging to install standard-size door jambs and sills. Energy-efficient-home designer Michael Maines offers some workable solutions.
Thick-wall assemblies offer better comfort and energy efficiency, but installing windows presents a challenge for builders.
Learn about the benefits, properties, and installation methods of this unique insulation developed in Germany by companies like Gutex, STEICO, and Best Wood SCHNEIDER.
These construction details can improve the durability of exterior walls by allowing rain and moist air to escape from behind your home's siding.
Whether your goal is to cut construction costs, minimize environmental impact, or both, there are practical ways to build a home with less concrete.
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