Winter2011 Issue


The Heart of a Volunteer Knows No Boundaries

When it comes to building a preschool from the ground up in just six days, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition depends


Strand Technology Lands in the Living Room

Strand technology has been an integral part of the homebuilding industry for decades. Since the introduction of oriented strand board


What’s New: Trends & Technology

Check out these websites.* New products can shape new directions in the building industry. GE Nucleus™ Home Energy Monitor and Management


Bringing 3-D Reality to the Screen

Making movies in 3-D is quickly becoming the norm, and with LP® Solutions™ Software it is one of the key features designers


Builder Spotlight – HARDAWAY Construction Corp.

Since its founding in 1924, HARDAWAY Construction Corp. has been steeped in values of faith, family and giving. Its core


Architect Spotlight – DA | AD

“Our focus is on client needs and how best to serve their needs.”  –John Abernathy, Partner of DA|AD Headquartered in


Builder News & Trends

Low Income Housing Projects Go Green Thanks to federal tax credits and cost-cutting measures, more affordable housing projects are being


Facts & Figures

3,500 volunteers on-site over the course of a week 50,400 hours to get the job done 35,000 prepared meals were


Engineering Futures, Rebuilding Dreams

At Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, rebuilding and helping dreams come true is all in a day’s work for the show’s