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Recycling Housing


When built, housing is usually priced and sold or rented at a rate in line with the local community. Upper income areas get higher priced housing while mid-level areas get a broader range of pricing commensurate with the full range of incomes there.

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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.

How to Find House Construction Cost


How to Find House Construction Cost Any house construction work started before need some basic detail like before staring work completion. How much cost requirement in house construction.

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.

How I built that: The hell and heaven of house builders

Lets Build

House building projects are tough. House builders have to take into account a plethora of parameters in order to successfully design, develop and eventually. Construction Management construction software for house builders house builder pains house building cost house building pains

What’s the cheapest way to build a house?

Lets Build

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

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

New-build Housing: A Question of Quality?


New initiatives, technology adopting driving better quality among UK home construction projects. Construction Best Practices

[VIDEO] 48 Hours to Make First Czech 3D-Printed House

Construction Equipment

This summer, the Czech Republic will sculpt the country’s first 3D printed house called Prvo od Burinky. The house will be a partially self-sufficient house that generates fifty percent less costs and will be built in just 48 hours—seven times faster than conventional brick passive houses.

Sustainability in Multifamily Housing

Collaborative Construction

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

The future of sustainable and affordable housing

Lets Build

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.

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.

Passive House picks up steam


Its 20 floors of office space—which Handel Architects designed in collaboration with MIT’s Metabolic Design Office—are being taken one step further to meet the Passive House Institute’s rigorous standards for energy efficiency

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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.

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.

5 Tips to Buying a Luxury Lake House in Minnesota

Construction Marketing

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.

10 house building strategies that actually work

Lets Build

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.

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.

What’s the cheapest way to build a house?

Lets Build

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.

Passive house standard becoming increasingly popular for multifamily housing development


Multifamily projects under construction or that have recently come online indicate a trend toward high-efficiency in this sector of the housing market. Low-income residents, in particular, can realize significant benefits from passive house construction Some of these projects are targeted for the luxury market; others are aimed at the affordable end of the spectrum.

Financing for Affordable Housing Is Increasingly Harder to Secure  

Pro Builder

Financing for Affordable Housing Is Increasingly Harder to Secure . Developers of affordable housing are having a tougher time lining up financing. Affordable housing tenants typically don’t have significant cash reserves and the delinquency rates during the pandemic have gone up.

Okla. Governor Signs Housing Affordability Bill into Law

Pro Builder

Governor Signs Housing Affordability Bill into Law. Before the coronavirus, affordable housing was one of the hottest topics in the housing industry, and despite the shift in focus, the need for affordable options remains. Affordable Housing

Kenogami House

SAB Magazine

The Kenogami House in Saguenay, Quebec is the first home built under Ecohome’s Net Zero Heat program. Building Case Studies EcoHouse Award from Green Builder© Media Best Resilient Design ecoHouse Canada LEED point score Mike Reynolds Net Zero Heat program The Kenogami House

House Passes Bill to Accelerate Border Wall Construction


cnstrctr Insight The article that we are featuring today was posted in the Arizona Capital Times and addresses a vote which was recently had in the House which allows private property owners to construct a wall or fence without prior approval from the municipality.

Will empty hotels provide an answer for affordable housing shortage?


Richard Rubin sees the current spate of empty hotels, motels, retail, and office spaces created by the pandemic as opportunities for adaptive reuse to affordable housing, which is in perennially short supply in many markets in the U.S.

Will the Housing Industry Lead the Nation’s Economic Recovery?

Pro Builder

Will the Housing Industry Lead the Nation’s Economic Recovery? The housing industry was bracing itself for a brutal April, but for new home builders, the damage was not nearly as bad as expected. acebulski. Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:19.


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

Lovely Off-Grid House Boat

Natural Building

Jay built it in his spare time (between working, spending time with his kids, and sailing) over the course of 4 years as an alternative housing option to the country home he had before, which he felt was too expensive, too far from town, and too much maintenance.

Modern Passive House

Jetson Green

Related Articles on 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

Zombie House Flipping

Contractor Magazine

Noritz tankless unit key component of historic residential rehab

Strathcona Net Zero House

SAB Magazine

The Strathcona Net Zero House, with an Energuide Rating of 95, is located in the 100 year-old neighbourhood of Old Strathcona in Edmonton.

Passive House set to make strides

SAB Magazine

Viewpoint Canadian Passive House Institute MURBs passive house Passive House Standard Rob Bernhardt The fundamentals of Passive HouseEnergy efficiency is not the only consideration in designing sustainable buildings, but most would say that it's at the top of the list.

Fourth Quarter Sales Point to U.S. Housing Recovery

Construction Marketing

housing recovery. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal, called Housing Recovery Opens Spigot , sheds company insights into the signs of the U.S. housing recovery. Housing is what we see leading the economy out of the doldrums” said Greg Hayes, CFO of the industrial firm.

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 Design:

SAB Magazine

EcoHouse Casa Luca DLP Architecture ecoHouse Canada Lucio Picciano Architect nergy efficiency and ethical building practices passive houseToo often we equate energy efficiency with sustainability, overlooking considerations of form and design.

AGC: House Democrats' coronavirus aid bill falls short

Construction Dive

The proposed $3 trillion package would pour billions into roadway construction, but not help contractors retain employees, the association's leader says

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The ecohome demo house

SAB Magazine

The wall we designed for the Demo House is best categorized as a ‘REMOTE’ wall, a high-performance building envelope developed by the Cold Climate Housing Research Centre in Alaska.

Tiny House Development in Detroit Aims to Offer Affordable Housing

Jetson Green

The Detroit-based non-profit Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) recently unveiled the first six tiny homes already completed as part of their affordable housing solution in the area. The housing is intended for low-income seniors, students, and even homeless people.

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 Plans for the Floating House Freely Available. A Flood Proof House?