Residential 2016-10-26T08:21:34+00:00

Data Drives Intelligence in Construction

Machine learning, big data, AI (artificial intelligence), and the IoT (Internet of Things) are changing the way businesses across the globe operate—and technology providers are aiming at bringing predictive modeling, and AI to construction in new ways.


Smart Homes: More than Hype?

There has been a lot of talk lately about smart-home technology, especially with the recent IBS (Intl. Buidlers Show). In fact, this discussion has been happening for more than a decade—back when the term was AHT (automated home technology). But has all that hype had an impact on homes?


Seen and Heard at IBS 2018

Held last week, the IBS (Intl. Builders Show) was a bevy of announcements that set the stage for where the residential construction market is headed in 2018 and beyond. Here are some of the top announcements and trends discussed at the show.


New Zero Energy Community to Be Built

In Central California, a new grid-connected community called De Young EnVision is being built that will include 36 Zero Energy, connected homes designed with the potential to produce as much clean energy as they consume in a year.


Is Your HVAC Installed Correctly?

Nearly half of the custom homes built in the United States contain improper HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) designs and equipment, according to multiple studies by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency).