National Association of Home Builders Association-affiliated Home Innovation Research Labs finds that using PermaBase Cement Board as a substrate in exterior wall systems with modified veneer mortar reduces adhered stone installation time by 35 percent and total installed cost by 6 percent against traditional lath-and-cement mortar base alternatives.Read More
Eagle Roofing, Eldorado, HercuTech enclose Meritage reNEWable home
Sources: Meritage Homes Corp., Tempe, Ariz.; Eagle Roofing Products, Rialto, Calif.; Hanley Wood, Washington, D.C.
Meritage Homes Corp., a top U.S. homebuilder, unveiled the reNEWable Living Home earlier this month in conjunction with the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla. The 5,800-sq.-ft. property features renewable energy sources and sustainable building materials that cater to increased consumer demand for better, smarter and healthier homes.Read More