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Infographic: Passive Housing | A Smarter Way of Living 

Passive housing is fast becoming one of the most sought-after types of accommodation as homeowners realize the energy-saving (and indeed bill-reducing) and sustainability potential of this fascinating concept. In a passive house, a steady, comfortable temperature is maintained in every room, so you won’t go…

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How Smart Homes Can Help Improve Quality of Life
Connected homes can be much more than technology showcases. When smartly outfitted, they can help improve our quality of life.

How Smart Homes Can Help Improve Quality of Life

Today’s increasingly popular smart home technologies impress the neighbors and make us marvel at how far innovations have come in the last decade or so. However, these gadgets do more than just provide bragging rights and give fascination. They can also offer a much broader…

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Tips to maximize internet speed in your smart home
Your Wi-Fi router might be slowing you down. It's among the key things to check if your smart home network is not up to speed.

Tips to maximize internet speed in your smart home

Smart homes and connected devices have become a part of modern life for many—our homes can relay information to us at any time, no matter where we are, and many common tasks can easily be automated. These devices require non-stop internet bandwidth to operate, though,…

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Smarter dehumidifiers for a healthier home
A dehumidifier, such as the portable hOmeLabs unit shown here, can go a long way toward making your home a healthier place. Image: hOmeLabs.

Smarter dehumidifiers for a healthier home

Outside the temperatures are soaring, and its possible the humidity level in your home may be increasing as well. There are many issues that can manifest themselves due to high humidity in the home, so figuring out how to control it protects your valuable investment.…

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Video: A modern take on Victorian architecture
AIA Austin Homes Tour | Tim Brown Architecture. Image: Digitized House

Video: A modern take on Victorian architecture

In this thoroughly modern home by Austin firm Tim Brown Architecture, classic Victorian forms and scale blend seamlessly with contemporary elements to orchestrate an eminently livable inside-to-outside experience for the family it was specifically designed around. Featured on the 2017 edition of the American Institute of Architects…

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Whirlwind view: AIA Austin Homes Tour 2017
Design: Barley|Pfeiffer Architecture. Image: Leonid Furmansky.

Whirlwind view: AIA Austin Homes Tour 2017

Featuring 13 residential properties in and around metropolitan Austin, Texas, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Austin Home Tour 2017 highlights leading-edge architectural projects that have been ideated, designed, and built specifically for the unique needs of the homeowners occupying them. In this 31st annual edition…

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Austin green gems: 2017 Cool House Tour venue preview
Image courtesy of Leonid Furmansky + Barley|Pfeiffer Architecture.

Austin green gems: 2017 Cool House Tour venue preview

The month of June in the city of Austin, Texas, can be blistering hot, as the sometimes-moderate temperatures of spring yield to an often-oppressive summer climate where the thermometer can climb toward or inch beyond the century mark. And it is no coincidence that the Cool…

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Tesla Solar Roof: Are metal roofs passé?

Metal surfaces have earned a well-deserved reputation as the leading roofing choice on today’s sustainable architecture homefront, and for good reasons. The benefits of these roofs are many, including an extremely long service life, near-zero maintenance, increased safety through fire resistance, higher energy efficiency, and…

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Roost begins shipments of Smart Smoke Alarm

Making a definitive play on the smart-home turf of Alphabet’s Nest Labs and their Nest Protect smoke alarm, Silicon Valley company Roost has begun shipments of their first Smart Smoke Alarm products, including the RSA-400 and RSA-200. Designed to work in tandem with the Roost…

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Product Brief: Bronze Amani by Antolini

Italian stone maker Antolini has launched their Exclusive Collection, a unique offering of natural stone surface materials designed to complement today’s modern residential architecture. Among these stone designs—exclusively available through Antolini—is Bronze Amani, a variation that originates from a quarry in Spain and emphasizes an…

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