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Heat pumps are having a moment. They aren’t used much in the U.S. — yet — but they are more efficient than traditional gas furnaces and better for the environment. And despite the name, heat pumps can be used to provide both warmth and cooling.
Matt Bowers, 43, lives in a 2,800-square-foot house in Rochester, New York. He heats his home, he says, “with the same amount of electricity that’s put out by a hair dryer.” The yearly heating portion of his electric bill is approximately $250..."
Natural stone replaces cast stone for a new addition to Dallas' Old Parkland campus
After spending more than 40 years in construction and real estate development, Jerome Smalley knew there needed to be a better way to build. In 2015, he partnered with entrepreneurs Karim Sahyoun and Sascha Bopp to create Blueprint Robotics, an advanced off-site building system that combines Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology with robotic machinery to create precision building components for wood-framed construction.
Here’s how (and why) to target consumers with clear messaging about factory-built housing.
Using steel-framed modules, Chicago-based Kinexx can build infill homes on urban lots in working-class neighborhoods for less cost than stick-built.
This company has concluded that cost and schedule savings make modular a good fit for small urban lots in working-class neighborhoods.
Black architects have been designing architectural structures and making their mark on the international landscape since the late 1800s, despite historical barriers. check out these incredible new and historical buildings from Southern California to Tokyo.
When director John Curran (Tracks and The Painted Veil) first received the script for his new film Chappaquiddick, which opens nationwide April 6, it was 2016 and the height of the primaries season.
Like many voters, Curran said he was “disgusted with politicians...
Not so long ago, retail space would get a facelift every five to seven years, but the influence of the digital world and the culture of automatic updates have changed expectations of how shopping in the real world looks and feels, making the old renovation timetable essentially obsolete...
Facebook’s aim to become a “digital living room,” making users’ networks smaller and more private, may require a change in your social media strategy to remain visible to current and prospective clients online. It will take time to know the full impact of the social network’s latest shift, announced in March, which prioritizes private messaging and Facebook groups over other content. But the intent, like other recent Facebook changes, is to limit users’ exposure to posts generated outside the...