News & Opinions
The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
Jennifer Goodman / ECOHOME / April 11, 2013
Projects focused on lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
Two architecture firms have been honored for their winning designs in the Carbon Challenge, a home-design competition that challenged participants to consider the environmental impact of building materials.
The competition, open to building designers nationwide, focused on two types of homes in two cities—a Habitat for Humanity house in Providence, R.I., and an urban row house in Baltimore. Using life-cycle assessment software from the Athena Sustainable Materials Institute, designers were able to determine the impact ofRead More
Katie Weeks / ECOHOME / March 4, 2013
Building on the momentum generated by its inaugural year, ECOHOME’s Vision 2020 initiative continues in 2013 to explore sustainability metrics, milestones and opportunities that strengthen the foundation of our industry and move it forward.
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- Sustainability reports
- White papers
- Research reports
- Presentation summaries
- R&D program updates
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Hanley Wood Promotes Katie Weeks to Editor-in-Chief of ECOBUILDING Network – Rick Schwolsky Announces Retirement
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 4, 2013) – Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media and information company serving the housing and construction industries, announced today the appointment of Katie Weeks as editor-in-chief of ECOBUILDING Network. She will oversee ECOHOME and ECOSTRUCTURE magazines, as well as their online component, ecobuildingpulse.com.
Weeks joined Hanley Wood in 2009 and most recently served as editor-in-chief of ECOSTRUCTURE magazine. She will continue to report to Ned Cramer, editorial director.Read More
Katie Weeks / ECOHOME / January 23, 2013
Building professional says a budget-friendly energy-efficient home requires going back to basics.
Think building an energy-efficient home requires a higher budget? Not necessarily, according to panelists at a recent International Builders’ Show session, who told attendees that better-performing houses can actually improve a builder’s bottom line.