The Ideal Quality Control Inspector
Many years ago I had the privilege of knowing Hector Romulus Demmel, a French Canadian backwoods guide who could do just about everything. He was an extraordinary fisherman, even though he didn’t like ...
San Francisco's annual Western Building Show June 26ÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â28 featured beautiful desert homes with wide green lawns, sparkling kitchen fixtures, and the most elaborate bathroom spas imaginable. [continue reading]
Affordable Comfort, the annual conference of the home performance industry, took place May 4-9 in Madison, Wisconsin. [continue reading]
As occupant health and safety becomes a pressing issue for the building community, the Affordable Comfort Conference provided the perfect backdrop for the rollout of new educational exhibit, the "Telltale House." [continue reading]
Energy Northwest '98, the best-known energy conference in the Pacific Northwest, drew more than 350 people to Eugene, Oregon on April 13-17 to attend tutorials, listen to speakers, browse vendor booths, and take part in workshops. [continue reading]
Housing cannot be truly affordable unless it is affordable to live in. A new low-income housing development in Chicago, called Parkside Estates, uses energy-saving technologies to lower operating costs without increasing purchase price. [continue reading]
Builder education takes many forms. One of the most effective ways for builders to learn new techniques is to walk a construction site ask questions. When the site turns into a home where residents feel comfortable and save money, the students use the techniques they learned. [continue reading]
Vienna, Virginia and Scottsdale, Arizona – July 19, 2018 – Pearl Certification and HomeSmart International are proud to announce that HomeSmart Arizona ...
We got solar panels installed on our home on 22 April 2016 - Earth Day, coincidentally. We now have a full year's ...