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Porches Get Personal

Porches Get Personal

These floor plans put outdoor living within reach of bedrooms (even upstairs). read more >

Builders Prepare for a Warmer World

Builders Prepare for a Warmer World

As the climate gets warmer, builders across the country are putting down roots with landscaping that can withstand extreme... read more >

Driving Growth and Affordability through Innovation and Safety

Driving Growth and Affordability through Innovation and Safety

The Path to ICC Code Compliance read more >

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Circular Reasoning

Circular Reasoning

One to one, unplugged with Cradle to Cradle crusader Bill McDonough on... read more >

Pending Home Sales Hold Steady in June

Pending Home Sales Hold Steady in June

Undersupply of housing and inflated prices are keeping buyers from... read more >

Four Tips for Great Yards

Four Tips for Great Yards

Indoor/outdoor living is more important than ever, and so is a builder's relationship with its landscaping pro. read more >

Housing Mix Is a Market Indicator

Housing Mix Is a Market Indicator

Home Innovation’s Annual Builder Practices Survey reveals building product trends. read more >

2016 GFCI Update: Powerful New Layer of Receptacle Safety

2016 GFCI Update: Powerful New Layer of Receptacle Safety

Receptacle and circuit breaker safety after the... read more >

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All Eyes on Where Boomers Will Retire: The 10 Top-Ranked States Retire and then recline, America's top 10 states to retire.

MarketWatch taps into WalletHub data on the 50-state rankings of best-to-worst places in the United States to retire. Here's the run-down.

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Building Material Chemical Is Contributing to Honeybee Crisis

A closer look at the implications of imidacloprid's use in building materials is long overdue, says Healthy Building Network blogger Jim Vallette.

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The Nation's Top 100 Companies for Work From Home Live Ops ranks No. 1 among places that encourage workers to work from home.

Forbes' third annual top 100 list of companies whose employees enjoy flexible schedules, telecommuting, part-time, and freelance work opportunities, is based on an analysis of more than 40,000 companies and the jobs posted on FlexJobs in 2015.

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Point of Contract: Will Owners, Builders, Contractors & Designers Change? Client, architect, and general contractor all on one team?

A new delivery method--an alternative to design-bid-build and design-build means of contracting and running projects--is getting traction: Integrated Project Delivery. Everybody's accountable, has skin in the game, and works together. Go figure.

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CalAtlantic Beats Estimates
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CalAtlantic Beats Estimates

Orders and deliveries jump in 2nd-QTR. Read more

Lighting Solutions for Mature Eyes
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Lighting Solutions for Mature Eyes

Part 2 of the NEXTadventure Lighting Solutions Series from Housing Design Matters Read more

David Weekley Homes Drops Tampa Deal
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David Weekley Homes Drops Tampa Deal

The Texas-based home builder exited its multimillion-dollar deal to buy the A La... Read more

WCI Beats Wall Street Estimates
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WCI Beats Wall Street Estimates

WCI posts increases in deliveries and revenues, but orders and backlog fall. Read more

55-Plus Home Buyers Want Tech Convenience
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55-Plus Home Buyers Want Tech Convenience

Technology makes the NEXTadventure home a futuristic playground Read more

Horton Launches Affordable Active Adult Brand
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Horton Launches Affordable Active Adult Brand

After the success of Express, Horton's Freedom Homes line targets empty nesters. Read more

Architectural Solutions to Light Up Their Lives
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Architectural Solutions to Light Up Their Lives

Part 1 of the NEXTadventure Lighting Solutions Series Read more

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