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Give the Gift of Home Improvement

Families that build together, stay together. More

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Coming Soon: Energy Labels with Comparable Data

A federally funded pilot program is developing energy labels for homes similar to MPG labels for cars. More

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Brain Buster: 2012 International Energy Conservation Code

It's time to test your knowledge of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code that likely will be implemented in your state soon. Do you know what the 2012 IECC mandates? Get out your pencil or pen and take our quiz, then view the results page to see how you measure up! More

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Readers Choice: Tyvek

DuPont's home wrap is durable and performs like advertised. More

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Mystery Inspector Sees Double

The Mystery Inspector was in Denver a couple of weeks ago scouting out the housing situation, and he was very pleased with what he saw. More

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Show Home's Insulation Done Right

The New American Home project team is relying on spray foam insulation to keep... More

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Best Practices: Closed Crawlspaces

Closed crawlspaces provide many benefits over vented ones. Here are a few tips on how to construct them. More

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A Balanced Approach to Energy Upgrades

Homebuyers shopping in Denver’s huge Stapleton development know they’re going to get an energy-efficient home because that’s all the master developer will allow. But Wonderland Homes is betting that its continued success in Stapleton depends on not taking energy efficiency too far. More

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Bases Loaded for Addison Homes

Builder's smaller, lower-priced community is its first subdivision, as well as the... More

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Safer Fire Retardant Makes Its Way Onto The Market

New product could replace retardant whose safety is under review by EPA. More

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