These fine white filaments are mycelium—basically mushroom roots. It is the means by which fungus stays connected and nuorished, but researchers have also discovered it may be a means to disrupt the building materials market. Insulation, door cores, flooring, cladding, light fixtures, furniture—mycelium is a cheap, durable, and easy to manufacture alternative to all and more.
With price spikes and shortages of traditional building materials, it may be time to start considering non-traditional ones
Already registered for the in-person event? Here's what you need to know.
After long deliberations, NKBA and NAHB have decided that Design & Construction Week 2021 will be an all-virtual event.
NKBA's annual Innovative Showroom Awards (because of the pandemic) are expected to be particularly interesting this year
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Four tips to streamline the transition from an antiquated to modern (and increasingly necessary) data management system.
Plott promises its measuring wheel will eliminate cost and increase efficiency
The latest report from SEIA illustrates how COVID-19 has slowed solar sales and installations. However, one company has turned it to its advantage.
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In the first step of Lowe’s $25 million commitment to support small businesses, the company is launching a free, augmented video chat service to help Pros manage jobs, without being on the job
You have been given a gift of time. Here are some tips for using it well.
Four industry leaders share strategies for effective, profitable leads across multiple platforms
Texting homeowners is an invaluable tool when used correctly. Here are tips for doing it right.
3 reasons to implement personality and skill testing into your hiring process
The shingle color of the year is ... blue? Yep! And homeowners can check out multiple options with the new Build Your Roof tool.
No glass, no wracking, and one-quarter the weight of silicon panels
To draw air from sub-slab soil, the slab must be airtight
A look at this year's home, which aims to serve as a design beacon to new developments in its palm-heavy, stucco-clad, equestrianian neighborhood on the outskirts of Las Vegas