August 27, 2013
New rules would mean lower exposure for people who work with concrete, fiber cement, or other masonry products.
August 25, 2013
Higher mortgage rates are being blamed for a drop in the number of newly signed contracts to purchase a house.
August 22, 2013
A builder with a background in conventional construction changes gears to build with insulating concrete forms. His net-zero-energy houses have very low rates of air infiltration.
August 19, 2013
Construction of single-family homes is down by 2.2% for the month, but multifamily projects show a sharp gain.
August 8, 2013
Charlie Hague and Megan Williams built their house from scratch, but lacked planning permission. Now authorities have ordered the house bulldozed.
August 6, 2013
The number of metropolitan areas on the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index has declined by eight, but the total is still three times as high as…
August 2, 2013
In California, construction is picking up, but some wonder whether the many skilled workers displaced when the building market collapsed will want to return. Others aren't so sure there's a…
August 1, 2013
A Michigan builder and Dow Building Solutions collaborate on a 5-year study aimed at proving that energy upgrades make for more-comfortable and more-durable houses.
July 24, 2013
Sales of single-family houses increased by more than 8% as the inventory of new homes declined.
July 23, 2013
The Energy Department begins writing new rules to make ceilings fans more efficient, but House Republicans aren't having any of it.
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