Posted on 07/30/2012
Here is the latest news from the WarmlyYours Weekly Radiant News for this week! We are your one-stop source for all things radiant and the home remodeling industry!
Standing 7-stories tall at 433 East 74th Street in New York City is a mid-block condominium apartment that is one of the most elegant post-war buildings on the Upper East Side. Developed by Josh Guberman of Core Development Group and designed by Chris Caranno of ADG Architecture and Design, PC, LUX 74 offers 12 unique, handcrafted residences and an intimate atmosphere. With 24-hour concierge service, residents of LUX 74 will enjoy first class amenities, cutting edge design, superior quality, and unique indoor/outdoor living.
You can step out into a lush garden of green and warmth, a private terrace, or a landscaped rooftop oasis. LUX 74 not only offers a Jacuzzi bathtub and cozy fireplace for relaxation, but also the warmth and comfort of WarmlyYours radiant floor heating. Read More
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced that the total footprint of commercial projects certified under its LEED green building program surpassed two billion square feet. An additional seven billion square feet is currently in the pipeline across the globe as registered projects. "In communities around the globe, leaders from every sector of the building industry are reinventing their local landscapes with buildings that enliven and bolster the health of our environment, communities and local economies," said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & Founding Chair, USGBC. "The journey to this milestone has energized our economy-funneling $554 billion annually into the U.S. economy alone-and has helped support 7.9 million jobs across the U.S." Read More
The world has settled on a new favorite color, and it's an eco-conscious one. More and more homes are making the green transition to energy efficiency, eco-conscious consuming and avid recycling. There are two primary ways to begin making your home more green. The first is to tackle each room one at a time, clearing them out of old electricity-guzzling appliances and redoing or touching up walls with new paint that's free of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). The other method is to take some time to spread out your green renovations. If you're not ready to overhaul an entire room at once, consider some of these touches for making each room a little more eco-friendly one step at a time. Read More
Sales of newly built, single-family homes slowed 8.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 350,000 units in June following an upwardly revised, strong pace in the previous month, according to figures released today by HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. "While we would have liked to see a third consecutive month of new-home sales gains in June, the fact remains that the sales numbers are up on both a quarterly and yearly basis, while builders continue to report that they are seeing more serious buyers in the market for a newly constructed home with all of the latest updates," said Barry Rutenberg, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder from Gainesville, Fla. Read More
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