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The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
New Learning Platform Extends Value of Industry-Leading Content from Greenbuild Conference
Washington, D.C., October 22, 2014 – Hanley Wood announces the launch of Greenbuild University, a new online learning platform designed to educate and train sustainable design professionals with best-in-class content focusing on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Greenbuild University, located online at www.greenbuilduniversity.com, includes access to all educational content delivered during the Greenbuild Conference and Expo. All courses available throughRead More
Brad Hunter / Builder / October 17, 2014
Housing starts rose by 6.3% in September, which places activity 17.8% above September of last year, according to the government report just released at 8:30.
Metrostudy’s view about the housing recovery remains unchanged. The total for 2014 will be little changed from 2013, but activity should increase in 2015.
The Top 4 Obstacles
There are still people who *should* be able to get mortgages who cannot (particularly those who work on commissions or bonuses, or are self-employed).
They have yet to help household formation rates, because those
SAN RAMON, CA (Oct. 15, 2014) – Hanley Wood, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and EMerge Alliance announced today that the world’s first Net Zero Zone will be unveiled at the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo taking place October 22-24 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
“Driven by the innovative work of EMerge Alliance and its members, the launch of the new Net Zero Zone will make Greenbuild 2014 the first conference and expo to have exhibition space where booths are fully powered by an on-site microgrid including alternate energy generation, storageRead More
Virtual Tour Showcases Affordable, Resilient and Sustainable Design
Washington, D.C. (October 9, 2014) – Hanley Wood announces the launch of the Greenbuild LivingHome website and virtual tour, at http://livinghome.greenbuildexpo.com. In addition to the website, the home will be featured on the floor at the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in New Orleans, October 22-23 at booth 1139. The home was created in partnership with LivingHomes®, Make It Right and the Cradle to Cradle® Products Innovation Institute, and will be permanently placed in the Lower 9thRead More
Hanley Wood Launches 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome at Greenbuild International Conference & Expo In New Orleans
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 6, 2014) – Hanley Wood announces the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome to be unveiled October 22 at the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in New Orleans. The groundbreaking 1,550 square foot, three-bedroom, two-bath modular demonstration home meets LEED® v4 Platinum requirements and showcases exceptional sustainability, high-performance products and healthy living practices.
In-person tours will be available to Greenbuild attendees at booth 1139 on the floor of the Expo Wednesday October 22 and Thursday October 23 from 9 a.m. to 5:30Read More