Al Cobb's goal is simple: Build better houses and help consumers make better choices. To do that more effectively, he wants to understand the root causes of heat loss a…
Amid the downturn, small builders have gained single-family market share while big builders acquired land and reduced production
With almost 19 million homes standing empty in a time of high housing costs and widespread homelessness, we should consider all our options--including the unthinkable ones.
The new tax package extends, through 2011, the $2,000 credit for newly built homes that use no more than half the energy of those conforming to the 2003 national model…
Four questions can help you decide if it makes sense to convert the "free space" above into living space
Experienced builders disagree about whether there's enough information about this popular tubing's health hazards.
Once you get a look at the New American Home for 2011, the other homes displayed in Show Village will seem modest by comparison, but no less interesting
The dugout may have been the best type of housing for western prairie dwellers living in sub-zero temperatures and howling winds.
David Gerstel literally wrote the book on how to run a successful construction company. It’s called Running a Successful Construction Company (Taunton, 1991), and it’s arguably the best...
Small-space living demands beds that do more than just lie there
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