Construction Trends


Solar Innovations, Inc. Introduces Walkable Skylight Options

Solar Innovations, Inc., a custom manufacturer of residential and commercial skylights; folding, sliding, and stacking walls, doors, windows, and screens; sunrooms; greenhouses; garden windows; and conservatories; introduces walkable skylight options. Although Solar has been offering walkable skylights for....

What is LEED and what can it bring to the sustainable design table?

LEED is an acronym used to identify buildings, homes, neighborhoods, and construction projects that exemplify Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. There are four levels of certification in regards to LEED which “rank” where the building stands in its energy efficiency, environmental....

Small House Plans: 2013 Sale & Design Trends

Small House Plans: 2013 Sale & Design Trends The home building industry has been on the rise since 2011. According to a recent news release issued by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), house prices rose nearly 6 percent during 2012. The NAHB attributes this growth to the demand for....