The solar industry faces its first shortfall in eight years, and smaller installations could be put on hold as a result.
Researchers recommend that tornado-prone areas adopt more robust design standards similar to those used by coastal regions to help homes survive hurricanes.
A new study conducted by GuildQuality shows that homeowners who purchased a National Green Building Standard-certified home in the past three years are happy they did.
The second quarter results of the Remodeling Market Index (RMI) slipped under pressure from a softening labor market, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), dropping two points to 45.
The Home Builders Association of Lexington, KY., is the first U.S. builders association to support the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) index.
Eighteen banking, securities and housing groups have joined together to issue a warning to three California municipalities looking to use eminent domain as a way to seize troubled mortgages from investors.
Sales of new single-family houses in May 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 369,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 19.8 percent above the May 2011 estimate of 308,000.