Green & Sustainable



Product of the Week: Breez Ventilation Fan

Product of the Week: Breez Ventilation Fan

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Delta Group, one of the world’s largest providers of switching power supplies and DC brushless fans for the electronics industries, has adapted its ultra-quiet DC brushless motor design for its new collection of Breez Ventilation Fans.

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Homeowners looking to save a little green while making their home more environmentally friendly can still cash in on 2010 tax rebates, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Tips on designing and specifying shower systems
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Understanding the mechanics of shower systems is vital to creating a great user experience, according to kitchen and bath design expert Paul Greenspan. He offers advice on shower system design and specification, including when to use a thermostatic valve in lieu of a pressure balance valve.

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Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Todd Whitman will get the state’s first factory built, LEED Platinum and NAHB Emerald home. New World Home, which has also built LEED Platinum homes in New York and Georgia, is building the house.

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Designed specifically for coastal and severe weather regions, NapaWrap Coastal house wrap from Propex offers the industry’s first “tear free” guarantee

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The North Carolina chapter of Our Towns Habitat for Humanity has built the organization’s first LEED-certified green home, according to The Charlotte Observer.
The home was built for Wendy Roberson, a divorced single mother of two who couldn’t afford rent or a mortgage.

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It’s almost like working with giant LEGOs. The first home made out of shipping containers, which are typically use to carry freight across the country, will be built in Oregon.

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ZIP System wall panels from Huber Engineered Woods are now available in longer lengths designed specifically for high-wind regions.

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Roxul has added R28 insulation to its existing line of Roxul ComfortBatt thermal insulation products.

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Got green on the mind? Earn LEED points and make your operations a little more eco-friendly with high-efficiency faucets, 'green' concrete, tankless water heaters and, yes, another new iPhone application!

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Standard Pacific among those named; won't disclose strategies

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Lumber dealers re-up to maintain their status

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From a custom builder's perspective, whether you should jump into the deep end of the green pool or merely dip your toe into the shallow end depends on many factors. Here's what you should consider.

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Senior Editor Sue Bady discusses green and luxury kitchens and baths

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Here is a Web site that serves as a networking tool and resource for building and design professionals committed to sustainable home construction and remodeling.

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WINTER 2022

This Month in Custom Builder

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Sales leader and author Mark Richardson shares his advice for how custom builders, and leaders throughout residential construction, can improve the effectiveness of thier staff meetings

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