News - 16 Jun 2006
Government is taking action to transform home buying and selling in England and Wales and boost consumer rights and benefits, Ministers announced today.
On the day the Government unveiled the...
News - 28 Apr 2006
The unseasonable cool spring weather in Southern California this year has caused more of us than ever to light a cozy fire. It has also resulted in more calls being placed to chimney professionals to...
News - 20 Apr 2006
The new standard for what consumers can expect from bathroom and kitchen fixtures will be raised during the 2006 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (K/BIS). American Standard and Porcher have set the bar...
News - 3 Feb 2006
Residents of Arthur Street in Penrith are celebrating this week as they look forward to saving money and saving the environment with the help of the Cumbria Sustainable Communities Project and Defra's...
News - 24 Jan 2006
A lack of new well-designed family homes for sale could undermine Government
plans to revitalise Britain's inner cities, according to research for the Joseph...
News - 9 Jan 2006
Terry Smith's story is one in a thousand. Almost literally.
Smith is a 35-year-old African-American licensed architect running his own Houston-based firm. What's unique about that? Only...
News - 27 Dec 2005
Arsenic from treated lumber used in decks, utility poles and fences will likely leach into the environment for decades to come, possibly threatening groundwater, according to two research papers...
News - 5 Dec 2005
The drive to build homes for future generations must not be at the expense of good design, Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott warned today.
John Prescott announced the successful bidders for a...
News - 4 Dec 2005
Six local and national organisations joined forces today to promote a “best practice” new sustainable community in Stoke-on-Trent.
English Partnerships, RENEW North Staffordshire, the...
News - 27 Nov 2005
As less fortunate residents of the devastated Gulf Coast look to rebuild, many are searching for new houses that will be able to weather the next storm.
They're studying house styles and...