Table of Contents November 2012
In the wake of the 2012 election, home builders must work around dramatically varying business scenarios as political, tax reform, and regulatory uncertainty reigns.
House of the Month
In this Austin, Texas, home, the transitional space between house and carport is high-functioning and beautiful, thanks to a woven swinging door and rainwater cisterns.
Co-construct's client mobile app is powered by the company's software but branded with the builder's logo.
USP Structural Connectors has made its entire catalog of products available through its new iPad app.
This gravity-fed toilet uses only 1 gallon of water per flush.
The ladder's compact size means it can be used in tight spaces.
Prolok allows builders to ditch wire and rebar ties during concrete pours.
The nailer allows builders to access tight spaces and corners.
Twist allows one-handed selection of four showering options.
PureFlo allows home owners to repalce trim without going behind the walls.
Tripane uses three panes of glass and argon gas for energy efficiency.
Couture includes the manufacturer's first appliance pull hardware.
Builders insist a government backstop remains critical to the continued flow of home buyer credit.
As homes get better at keeping the outdoors at bay, high-performance builders seek better ways to deliver indoor comfort and energy efficiency.
Four fresh and inspired designs from the East Coast, West Coast, and Midwest show how farmhouse design is a form that can be adhered to and stretched, with hugely appealing results.
NAHB Research Center Corner