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Floodproof on a Floodplain

An impressive addition to the IDEA Home series, the NEWLOOK Experience Home is a master class in engineering and creative design, with builder Michael Freiburger out-thinking an exceptionally tricky lot




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Construction

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

Construction

Guest Column: Residential Construction Trends to Follow in 2023

PERC shares homeowner trends to keep on your radar in the New Year.

Construction

Trouble-Free Stucco Overhangs

Transitions from walls to horizontal surfaces are prone to moisture problems. Attention to proper detailing in these areas is key.

Business

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

Case Studies

The Art of Weaving Custom Homes Into the Urban Fabric

These homes demonstrate the challenges and opportunities of custom urban infill

Case Studies

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.

Case Studies

Cool Desert Design in Tucson

Ibarra Rosano Design Architects referenced traditional Mexican houses for inspiration to resolve a typical infill issue: admitting natural light while maintaining privacy

Leadership

Removing Obstacles and Motivating Potential Clients

At Rotelle Studio(e), our approach to land acquisition, analysis, and permitting makes it easier for buyers to gain confidence in a custom home project

Business

Effective Trade Partnerships

Seeing trade partners as equals means showing them respect by valuing their work

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