A team from a German university has developed a clip-together wood structural system that can be adapted to regional building codes. ClipHut is intended as a new solution to build more accessible and affordable homes. Read more
Small-Duct, High-Velocity HVAC: What It Is and Why It Pairs Well With Modular Homes
Modular home manufacturers, builders, and owners now have many choices when it comes to indoor climate systems, but small-duct, high-velocity (SDHV) systems may be the perfect fit for these types of homes
Codes & Standards
An Introduction to the Zero Energy Ready Home Program
Late in 2022, the U.S. Department of Energy's Zero Energy Ready Home program announced the rollout of ZERH Single Family Version 2
Guest Column: Residential Construction Trends to Follow in 2023
PERC shares homeowner trends to keep on your radar in the New Year.
Trouble-Free Stucco Overhangs
Transitions from walls to horizontal surfaces are prone to moisture problems. Attention to proper detailing in these areas is key.
Stretching the Budget to Meet the Massachusetts Stretch Code
We take a look at Massachusetts' Stretch Code and how it's affecting design and construction on The House That Blues Built
The Art of Weaving Custom Homes Into the Urban Fabric
These homes demonstrate the challenges and opportunities of custom urban infill
A Pittsburgh Rowhouse With a View
Working mostly within the city limits but in a variety of neighborhoods on different building types, architect Darren Lloyd says every project is instructive for projects that follow, regardless of type.
Cool Desert Design in Tucson
Ibarra Rosano Design Architects referenced traditional Mexican houses for inspiration to resolve a typical infill issue for this home: bringing in natural light while maintaining privacy.
Our approach to land acquisition, analysis, and permitting makes it easier for buyers to gain confidence in a custom home project
Effective Trade Partnerships
Seeing trade partners as equals means showing them respect by valuing their work...