Other stories by Jennifer Goodman

  • Net-Zero-Energy Living on a Budget

    High-performance insulation and air sealing are crucial to building an affordable net-zero home.

  • Counting Down to Energy Star 3.0

    NAHB Conference speaker details upcoming changes.

  • Case Study: Self-Sufficient Custom Home in New South Wales, Australia

    Raising the bar for water-conscious builders around the world, this award-winning house in the Blue Mountain bush country captures and treats 100% of its water.

  • NAHB Honors Green Building Pros

    Thirteen builders, remodelers, and other industry professionals earn recognition for contributions to high-performance construction.

  • Green Details: Salvaged Style

    Builders, remodelers, and architects are finding new life for everything from used bricks and salvaged wood to chalkboard slate and vinyl siding. Here are five homes that put salvage front and center.

  • Old Is New Again

    The Flip House remodel re-used nearly all of the materials deconstructed from the original 1924 home.

  • Reclaimed Beauty

    This California home owes much of its rustic good looks to reclaimed materials.

  • Hidden Gems

    Reclaimed materials are a hallmark of custom builder Josh Wynne's projects.

  • Looking Up

    Pine and oak trees from the site were used in the kitchen ceiling.

  • Trash to Treasure

    Reclaimed materials add character to architect Frederick Hyer's residential projects.