The energy consumed by buildings in cities is the major source of greenhouse gas, and major cities worldwide are taking drastic steps to provide building owners with new guidelines to reduce carbon emissions.
Scandinavian countries consistently outrank the rest of the world in the World Happiness Report. So what works about their mindset?
The housing market has been slowly recovering since 2011, but the inventory of new homes is still short by about 4 million.
Housing markets have been recovering since the Great Recession. Here’s how the recovery looks in major cities across the U.S.
Lots of people move every year within the U.S. So which states are they leaving, where are they going, and why? Here’s a quick breakdown.
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Habitat for Humanity of Catawba, N.C. built a Zero Energy Ready home that was not only surprisingly affordable to build, it saves its occupants hundreds of dollars on utilities each month.
Fannie Mae’s predictions for new home sales and construction have been adjusted to reflect an optimistic outlook on the U.S. economy.
NAHB reported that homebuilder sentiment hit a 20-year high in December of 2019. The Housing Market Index is based on builder survey data about current home sales, anticipated sales for the next six months, and the numbers of prospective buyers approaching the builders. An average of the three scores above 50 is considered positive, and December came in at 76. (Respective numbers in December were 84 for current sales, 79 for expected sales and 58 for prospective buyers.)
California needs as many as 3.5 million new homes by 2025. But analysis of 2018 data shows a huge shortfall in the number of building permits being issued.