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Quake Proof ... And 3D PrintedQuake Proof ... And 3D Printed

Fast Company staffer Adele Peters reports that Peruvian Incas figured out how to... Read more

Net-Zero Builder Targets Baby Boomer Community Net-Zero Builder Targets Baby Boomer Community

Custom builder High Performance Homes aims to meet Baby Boomers' demand for energy effecient features by offering net-zero homes at The Links at Gettysburg. Read more

Production Home Builders Tap Into National Solar Program Production Home Builders Tap Into National Solar Program

For many home buyers, the cost of solar power is now on par with traditional sources of energy. Read more

Siding and Window Installation Goes High Tech Siding and Window Installation Goes High Tech

Customized wall measurement tool will enable more accurate diagrams for exterior projects. Read more

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Reach Out to Green-Minded Buyers

High-performance homes can set you apart from the competition. Read more

Green Builders Must Battle for Fair Market Valuation Green Builders Must Battle for Fair Market Valuation

Sustainable, energy-saving homes don't always appraise for what they're worth. Read more

Some Customers Don't Care About Green Features

Many builders believe that their buyers are not interested in sustainability. Read more

How-To Install New Drainable EIFSHow-To Install New Drainable EIFS

New “drainable EIFS” that have backup drainage to let water out if it leaks past the outer skin. Read more

Greenbuild LivingHome Brings Together an All-Star Team Greenbuild LivingHome Brings Together an All-Star Team

The demonstration home's team of experts brings modular design and construction to the LEED Platinum, Cradle To Cradle-inspired LivingHomes model. Read more

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