June 2012 Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Crowdsourcing May Deliver Solutions to Some Problems Crowdsourcing May Deliver Solutions to Some Problems

Frame a challenge, offer an incentive, and you may get the answer you're looking for. Read more

Solar Panels That Enhance a Roof's Design Project of the month Solar Panels That Enhance a Roof's Design

This house has a big, beefy solar array, and a roof overhang artfully integrates the solar collectors into its design. Read more

A Pyramid Plummet, Slots for Plots, and Blood Jobs Field Report A Pyramid Plummet, Slots for Plots, and Blood Jobs

A round up of real estate, economic development, and whacky news from across the nation. Read more

Dwindling Number of Home Builders Dashboard Dwindling Number of Home Builders

More than 50 percent of home builders have disappeared since 2005. Read more

A Textured Backsplash Anchors a Freestanding Tub Details A Textured Backsplash Anchors a Freestanding Tub

For a master bath redo in a condo owned by a busy single guy, an open plan master bath with a luxurious tub gives a spa-like vibe. Read more

Red tape At Builder Group's Urging, Utah Lawmakers Block 2009 Energy Code

Legislature ignored recommendation of the state's Uniform Building Code Commission to accept the newer standard. Read more

Taylor Morrison Homes Gains Technical Advantage Tactics Taylor Morrison Homes Gains Technical Advantage

In Houston, every house the builder sells comes with state-of-the-art home wiring that allows owners to turn on lights, run security, and send music throughout the house. Read more

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