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.
July 19, 2013
Now in its second year of construction, this Habitat community ultimately will include 18 housing units, community gardens, an "edible landscape," and a community center.
July 17, 2013
Builders may be feeling more upbeat, but the number of new homes started in the month of June showed a sharp decline.
July 16, 2013
Prices for framing lumber were lower in June, according to the Random Lengths composite price index.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo housing-market index rises to highest level since January 2006.
July 11, 2013
The chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders points to increased spending for residential construction and remodeling.
July 8, 2013
More than one-third of all new homes sold in May were not yet under construction, a signal that the housing industry continues to gain strength.
June 6, 2013
Roman concrete submerged for the last 2,000 years gives researchers some clues for making a more durable concrete with fewer environmental penalties.
May 30, 2013
The 2400-sq.-ft. net-zero-energy home includes a composting toilet, nontoxic finishes, many locally sourced materials, and a rainwater collection and filtration system. It's on the market for just under $650,000.
In a complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission, ForestEthics and Greenpeace claim the Sustainable Forestry Initiative violates the FTC's Green Guides and is misleading consumers as it seeks a…
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