2014 Brand Survey

2014 Building Products Brand Survey Winners -- The results are in for the 2014 Peninsula Publishing Building Products Brand Survey. These are the products most preferred by our readers.

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Taylor Morrison Has Quality to the Core

The fifth largest homebuilder in the nation consistently executes quality homes.

By Carina Calhoun


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Being Green is Easy for Wathen Castanos

Sagecrest Visalia brings Tulare County their first Zero Net Energy Model Home.

By Lacy Allen

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Living Off The Sun, Except In The Sunshine State?

While energy efficient homes rely on solar power and technology, the State of Florida rolls back power reduction goals. Read more

By Mike Brennan

2014: The California Green Home Year in Review

The 2013 building codes take effect, residential construction is flourishing, and abundant funding for energy-efficient projects was available in California in 2014. Read more

By Nathan Krantz

A Look Back at Past Trends That Shaped Home Design

Interior home designs incorporate more advanced and contemporary features to meet a homeowner’s specific needs. Read more

By Ron Nestor, AIA, LEED AP

Third Party Negligence Litigation

California Supreme Court’s Decision in Beacon May Adversely Impact Builders and Developers. Read more

By T. Darren Barker

Combining A Cool Roof With Photovoltaics

Enhance system performance and lower energy bills. Read more

By Michael Magallanes

How to Go Bigger and Further Together

“A leader is a person you follow to a place you would not normally go on your own.” —Joel Barker Read more

By Phil McShan

Green Advancements for Healthier Communities

In 2014, multiple sustainability programs enacted will provide much needed funding for transit-oriented design (TOD) and affordable housing as California pursues healthier communities. Read more

By Laura Archuleta

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