3 Construction Strategies for Senior Community Housing Renovation Projects

Commercial Construction

Additionally, many national senior housing operators are in “acquisition” mode and are boosting their portfolio by snapping up value-add properties they can remodel and put under their brand umbrella.

Passive House is “In” in 2017

Green Building Law Update

As you consider what’s “in” and what’s “out” in 2017, within the realm of green building, Passive House is in. This “passive” approach, in contrast with active systems based on a constant supply of conditioned air by HVAC systems is the basis of Passive House.

What’s the cheapest way to build a house?


What’s the cheapest way to build a house? Finding the most affordable way to build a house might sound like a lot of work. Construction Management build a house cheapest way to build a house contractor home building

Student housing vs. multifamily housing—what are the differences?


ulti-family housing and student housing have many similarities. Not only do they share many of the same building methods and construction types, but design team members skilled in multi-family housing often adjust well to student housing

Passive House Case Study

SAB Magazine

The Salus Corporation is a Canadian charity that provides housing and support services for clients with mental health needs.

Sustainability in Multifamily Housing

Collaborative Construction

What can the built industry do to encourage sustainability in multifamily housing complexes in the Cincinnati area?

Modern Passive House

Jetson Green

Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Innovative New Passive House Prefab. Small Passive House Can be Built in Just 10 Days. Passive House alternative energy energy efficiency green building green technology modern architecture modern design net-zero passive house passivhaus

How to Keep Residents Happy During a Senior Housing Community Renovation

Commercial Construction

Last month, I had the opportunity to check in with an Illinois Real Estate Journal reporter for a feature on the latest trends in senior housing ( you can read the article here ). Englewood recently renovated this occupied senior housing community in Nevada.

Passive House Worth Noting

Jetson Green

Lansdowne Drive is a passive house that was recently built in London by the firm Tectonics Architects. It’s certainly passive house architecture at its best, and a great example of modern architecture to boot. The lower level houses the entrance, bedrooms and bathrooms.

Gorgeous and Light-Filled Passive House

Jetson Green

But thankfully, that is starting to change in recent times, as is clearly demonstrated by the so-called Tigh na Croit house recently built in Scotland. Hopefully, this home is one of the heralds of a new era of more occupant-friendly Passive House designs. Modern Passive House.

Cottonwood House

SAB Magazine

The Cottonwood Passive House is one of the first homes in Alberta built to the Passive House standard. EcoHouse CanPhi David Zeibin ecoHouse Canada German Passive House standard passive house Passive House Standard sustainable architecture and building

Aspen Root Passive House

SAB Magazine

The Aspen Root Passive Home is the culmination of a 25-year journey for the owners who both work in the environmental industry and are committed to reducing their own ecological footprint.

10 house building strategies that actually work


Guest Posts guest posts home building software house builders house building strategiesManaging a range of construction projects at one time is incredibly challenging, don’t delude yourself into thinking otherwise.

Global Solutions House

SAB Magazine

Designed and built as an Aging-in-Place affordable housing model with the possibility for a secondary suite, the Passive E House will serve in part as a demonstration.

Comfortable and Surprisingly Spacious Tiny House

Jetson Green

The recently completed NestHouse, built by Jonathan Avery of Tiny House Scotland is quite possibly all a tiny home should be. The house is heated by a woodstove, which is located in the center of the sitting area, and the stairs leading up to the loft are coiled around it.

Super Affordable Tiny House

Jetson Green

Even though downsizing to a tiny house is all about cutting costs and saving, a lot of custom made, or prefab tiny home offerings have hefty price tags. Prefab affordable alternative energy energy efficiency green building international modern architecture modern design tiny home tiny house

Bois Ellen Housing Co-op

SAB Magazine

The recently completed Bois Ellen Co-op is located in the City of Laval near the Place de la Concorde train and metro station, a neighbourhood that is in transition toward multi-residential housing.

Metro 52

Dignified Disaster Relief Housing

Jetson Green

There is always need for disaster relief housing, and the recently introduced Hex House is certainly one of the more dignified ones. Hex House is hexagonal in shape and features a number of amenities more typical for a home than a temporary shelter.

The future of sustainable and affordable housing


Global warming is one of the main reasons why sustainable housing is ideal for future construction. Today in many countries there is a lack of housing while population growth is increasing and poverty is found all over the world.

House That Moves With the Wind

Jetson Green

ReActor, as their project is called, is not just a house, but could also be considered a work of art. ReActor house measures 44 x 8 ft (13 x 2.4 The most challenging aspect of living in a house that moves was staying out of the sun, according to the architects.

Simple and Modern Refugee Housing

Jetson Green

Germany, among other EU countries, is currently facing the problem of quickly finding adequate housing for refugees and asylum seekers that it has let across its borders. These units will be used to house refugees, but that is not their sole purpose.

De Waal Net Zero House, Edmonton

SAB Magazine

Building Case Studies Canadian Green Building Awards De Waal Developments De Waal Net Zero House Designex Consulting Edmonton’s Ecosolar home tour EnerGuide rating SABMagazine.com TECHNICAL AWARD WINNER

Zombie House Flipping

Constructor Magazine

Noritz tankless unit key component of historic residential rehab

Robot-Printed 'Tiny House' Is Prototype for Rapid Housing

ENR Construction

A construction tech company that printed the walls of a 350-sq-ft “tiny house” in 48 hours in Austin, Texas, in March is now partnered with a nonprofit that aims to start printing walls for 800-sq-ft homes in El Salvador—in 24 hours for each—by the end of the year

Tiny House that Overlooks a Volcano

Jetson Green

Residents of the so-called Phoenix House in Hawaii can. Phoenix House is located on a lava field Kalapana, which is near the base of the active Mauna Loa volcano. Phoenix House has a total floorspace of 450 sq ft (41 sq m) and is not towable, as most tiny homes we see are.

5 Tips to Buying a Luxury Lake House in Minnesota

Construction Marketing Blog

The scenic view surrounding your house should be eye-catching and breathtaking. All this can be achieved by finding the perfect lake house. Below are some of the tips that will help you buy a luxury lake house in Minnesota: 1. The services include Lake House plans that are specially designed to your taste. When it comes to buying luxury houses, a qualified agent would be to your benefit. An agent will act as a guide to your dream lake house.

Underwater Floating House

Jetson Green

Here’s a unique floating house idea. According to the developers, the Floating Seahorse houses are more environmentally friendly as well as more cost-effective. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Plans for the Floating House Freely Available. A Flood Proof House?

Passive Narrow House

SAB Magazine

Located in a jungle of hip roofs, white vinyl, and pink stucco in East Vancouver, the Passive Narrow House makes green home ownership more affordable through careful planning, use of simple forms, and a combination of inexpensive yet durable materials that reduce maintenance costs.

Recycled Shipping Container House

Jetson Green

It’s called Kin Kin Container House and it was built using a disused shipping container that was already on the property when owner Troy Walker purchased it.

Take Your Hobbit House With You

Jetson Green

The so-called, and very aptly named, Tiny Hobbit House on Wheels is exactly that, a Hobbit-worthy abode that’s also towable. The Tiny Hobbit House on Wheels rests atop a 20 ft (6 m)-long trailer and boasts of a total floorspace of 160 sq ft (14.8 Canadian Tiny House With a Cool Deck.

Truck Crane Crushes Florida Houses

Construction Equipment

Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 pm, a crane being used to install power poles in Lauderhill, Florida, became unstable and toppled over, its 100-foot boom causing substantial damage to one house and lesser damage to another home.

Bedford Park House

SAB Magazine

The Bedford Park House in Toronto is a 3,100 sq. Building Case Studies ALEX TEDESCO Bedford Park House geothermal system LGA Architectural Partners Radiant Floor Heating SabMagazine sustainable architecture and building

Printing Houses From Mud

Jetson Green

The technology for the 3D printing of homes is still in its infancy, but the idea has great potential in this world where population is growing, and adequate and sustainable housing is just not keeping up. They used it to print a small house in just two days, using a mixture of sand and clay.

What’s the cheapest way to build a house?


Finding the most affordable way to build a house might sound like a lot of work. Construction Management build a house cheapest way to build a house contractor home buildingThat’s the million dollar question for many people out there. Truth is that it can be really challenging. Nevertheless, with the right plan and some good research, it can be much easier than you think. What you always need.

The Millennial Tiny House is Full of Space Saving Ideas

Jetson Green

This so-called Millennial Tiny House is also available to buy at various price points and is therefore accessible to those on a budget, as well as those who want a fully equipped home, which they can move into right away. The Millennial Tiny House measures 23 by 7.8


Quaint Old-Style Rusty House

Jetson Green

The firm Rocky Mountain Tiny House of Colorado has earned its reputation of creating unique and well-designed tiny homes, and their latest creation is no exception. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: XL Tiny House Big Enough for a Family.

Tiny House Made of CNC-cut Panels

Jetson Green

The tiny house movement has come a long way these last couple of years, which has led to many innovative approaches to constructing these sustainable dwellings. An envelope made of permeable house wrap and a thermal wrap of mineral wool board makes up the first layer of the home.