Posts tagged: National Association of Home Builders

Renewable Energy in New Homes

By Robert Dietz A rising number of new homes include renewable energy features, a trend that is apparent in both single-family and multifamily construction. McGraw Hill Construction’s data and analytics team surveyed a set of NAHB single-family and multifamily members in 2013. According to the findings, 12% of single-family builders reported including solar photovoltaic panels […]

Universal Design Living Laboratory Blends Technology, Green Features in Wheelchair-Friendly Footprint

When Rosemarie Rossetti moved into her new home on Friday, she effortlessly guided her wheelchair from the van through the front door of the Gahanna-area house. That simple act is the culmination of 14 years of frustration, dreams and persistence. The home Rossetti will share with her husband, Mark Leder, is more than just a […]

Green Under Construction

Courtesy: Janet Miller for When it comes to environmentally friendly home construction, there is more than one shade of green. There are deep green houses, with the highest standards for energy conservation, building methods and construction materials. The United States Green Building Council in 2000 created a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) […]

Green Homes Market Expected to Increase Five-Fold by 2016

  McGraw-Hill Construction today released findings from a new Green Home Builders and Remodelers study at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Orlando. Green homes comprised 17 percent of the overall residential construction market in 2011 and are expected to grow to between 29 percent and 38 percent of the […]

The Next Generation in Green Home

Home Builder Introduces the Next Generation in Green Home … OceanSafe, the nation’s premier manufacturer of durable and energy-efficient Steel Structural Insulated Panels, and Road Home Builders, a leading green residential and commercial contractor, have entered into a strategic partnership to … Tweet