Focused mostly on remodeling, construction, wellness, real estate, sustainability. Also writes about lifestyle, pets, education. Bylines in AARP, Forbes.com, USAToday, Better Homes & Gardens.
Faith-based organizations are unlocking their real estate to develop affordable housing, but they face challenges from reluctant local residents, wary lenders and strict zoning laws.
Societal shifts following the COVID-19 pandemic—namely the rise of remote work—have left millions of square feet of office space vacant. But converting those buildings to housing and other potential uses comes with several building complications
Part of a three-article series on the future of the workplace, written for the Association of Executive Search Consultants.
The Covid-19 pandemic. The rise of AI. Mother Nature’s climate rebellion. These are some of the events that have been shaping culture around the world in recent years. The human responses to them have transformed communities around the world. Change, as they say, is the only constant. It is no different in the workplace.
Snacking often gets a bad rap, but athletes should consider these small meals an important part of their training plan, considering the calories and nutrients can fuel both runs and recovery.
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.