We hope that the following sources of information will help you gain a better understanding of what it takes to build a great home.
Green Building Advisor – A great starting point for both home owners and builders to get the basics of what it takes to have a healthy and energy efficient property.
Houzz – The largest online portfolio of everything home related. Great place to hone in on your style and material preferences, as well as get some tips and inspirational ideas for your future project. Consider setting up a free account and start to make scrap books of both spaces, and details within the spaces. Eventually when you’re ready to build your home, you will need to have a good idea of what types of door handles to pick, light switches to select, and so on. This is a great place to catalog all that you like!
Dwell – Americas leading modern and green home building and ownership site. Very inspirational and full of great articles that deal with future trends in modern construction. Although their primary focus is on modernism, they do a terrific job outlining what it takes to have healthy and happy spaces to live in. Worth a looksie for anyone, and worth gathering all sorts of ideas for your future build.