Green building and wellness: birds of a feather

Creating a pollution and contaminant-free living environment is not only a by-product of green construction...

Shutdown averted and national emergency declared

The president will sign the bill to fund the government, as was expected. According to the news...

Return on investment often highest with curb appeal renovations

There are usually two reasons homeowners think about improving the curb appeal of their home (1) pride of ownership...

Rates push lower on big retail sales miss

December headline retail sales dropped by -1.2% vs est of a gain of 0.2%. When you strip out autos...

Deck Trends: Adding clean, beautiful, usable outdoor space

Did you know that decking used to be an afterthought in most backyards several decades ago?...