Trends / News

The Top Construction Trends for USA & Canada in 2021!
Climate Change

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

After a look back at our predictions for green building trends in 2020 , we weren’t really far off the mark, but wow, did some other stuff happen that shook th...

NAHB finds Slab on Grade Foundations are Most Popular in 2020
Design

Home foundation trends in 2020 are encouraging for sustainability as slab on grade wins

It's slab on grade foundations for the win! The NAHB study showed that 65% of new single-family home starts in 2020 were built on slab on grade foundations, ...

Home Energy labeling, Impact of Mandatory labels on Real Estate prices US Canada
Real estate

The North American Property market faces a ticking timebomb - Mandatory energy labeling - and here's what to do about it

...trends across both the construction industry for higher performance and healthier homes and in the market value of older homes. As the general population of N...

Heat Reflective Paint for Roofs & Walls, Does it Work?
Products and Materials

A new reflective paint can reduce energy consumption & lower cooling bills

...trends turn out to be complete bunk, but other times they really are game changers. It is too soon for any of us to stand firmly behind (or distance ourselves f...