Housing & Construction

This article provides a forward-looking perspective on the “Certifiable” nature of the ABC Green Home, defined to be a virtual “Net-Zero energy” model.

Today, markets received a gut-wrenching August payroll report, ratcheting up recession fears again.

New home sales fell for the 4th straight month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 298,000 in July 2011. Assuming this trend continues, new home sales are on track to finish this year as the worst on records dating back 50 years.

Five years into a housing meltdown, questions are arising about how long some publicly held home builders can survive without significant improvement in the market.