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  • Standardized Energy Retrofits

    Can we tell what an older house will need as an energy upgrade simply by identifying it's building type? Can these standardized energy improvements be applied without an audit? Just how effective can they be? These are a few of the questions that a few Building America research teams have been...

  • American Wood Council Updates Deck Design Guide

    The latest version of the American Wood Council’s prescriptive guide to wood deck construction includes new updated tables that reflect the change in the design values for Southern Pine lumber.

  • Report from the 2012 World Expo in South Korea, Part One

    Blaine Brownell goes to the 2012 World Expo in South Korea and is pleasantly surprised by the emphasis of landscape over architecture.

  • Philadelphia Magic

    Something was in the air in Philadelphia. Thanks, in part, to a new venue, and hope for a better economic outlook, Lightfair was buzzing. And on the trade-show floor—which opened on Tuesday, May 17—momentum had built over the two preceding days with two keynote presentations during the Daylighting...

  • Economists Say Outlook for Apartment Finance Sector is Mixed

    Call it cautious optimism. Unclear but not dire. Choppy. Mixed. Whatever you call it, the economic outlook is, at best, uncertain. So concluded a panel of powerhouse economists at the 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference in Fort Lauderdale yesterday.

  • Tom Bozzuto Offers Lessons for Recession Survival

    Tom Bozzuto, the chairman of Greenbelt, Md.-based The Bozzuto Group, is also a real estate veteran, with 40 years of experience under his belt. So the recession survival guide he offered a group of apartment finance professionals this week at the 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference in Fort...

  • Products! Products! Products!

    A variety of new offerings were on display at the AIA national convention and Lightfair

  • Dark Night

    On May 5, an overflowing roomful of lighting designers, architects, lighting sales reps, interior designers, and students crossed over to the dark side. Held at Xenon Architectural Lighting's showroom in lower Manhattan, the event, titled Darknight, was hosted by Martin Lupton, president of the...

  • Industry Leaders Weigh In on Top Events of Decade

    Over the past decade, there have been several significant events that transformed the affordable housing industry.

  • Pittsburgh's Festival of Lights Extends Footprint

    Building façades were transformed into large-scale works of art by French, German, and local artists from Oct. 10 to Nov. 20, 2008, during the Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights. The event, introduced in 2007, is designed to coincide with visual and performance art schedules in an effort to...