Posts Categorized: Homebuilders

NAHB 50+ award-winning home tour

Posted by kbanks & filed under Homebuilders, Interior Design, awards.

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We are proud to partner with the top industry leaders in the homebuilding and design community, and want to congratulate designer Doris Pearlman who recently accepted an NAHB 50+ housing award for her work in a Toll Brothers community. If you’ve been following our blog, you know that we have had the pleasure to share [...]

Why LED lighting is best for 55+ housing

Posted by kbanks & filed under Aging in Place, Homebuilders, LEDs.

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Energy efficiency is important to the older buyer because of the impact on the environment and especially the impact on their wallets. In fact, 90 percent said they would purchase energy-efficient products if it would lower their energy bill. Long-term financial security is a primary driver for this demographic, so they are willing to invest [...]

Designer Series with Possibilities for Design – part 1 of 3

Posted by kbanks & filed under Bathroom Lighting, Homebuilders, Interior Design, Lighting, Lighting Trends.

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Ever since we caught a glimpse of how Possibilities for Design incorporated Progress Lighting into their residential applications, we knew we wanted to interview them as part of our Designer Series – to tap into and learn from their expertise. For more than three decades, Possibilities for Design has specialized in creative interior design and [...]

Home trend report: Color! | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

Posted by kbanks & filed under Homebuilders, Interior Design, remodeling, renovations.

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Keeping up with the latest home trends can help you make selections that will enhance the perceived value of your home. Today on the blog, our special guest and Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett shares her insight on the top home color trends (and how she keeps up with design trends herself!). WHAT ARE THE [...]

How to create a successful lighting design | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

Posted by kbanks & filed under Homebuilders, Interior Design, Lighting, Lighting Trends, remodeling, renovations.

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Whether purchasing a new home or renovating your existing one, lighting is a crucial part of the design process. Lighting not only impacts the functionality of a space, but also helps further the overall style and personality of your home. It’s important when selecting your fixtures that you carefully examine both your functional and fashionable [...]

Trend Alert: Industrial Chic

Posted by kbanks & filed under Homebuilders, Interior Design, Lighting Trends.

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One of the most popular trends in interior design today is what many call “industrial chic”. We asked our friends at National Builder Supply to share their expertise on how this trend is playing out in today’s most up-to-date interiors – especially as it relates to lighting. Here’s what they had to say! Both designers [...]

Rockin’ & Rollin’ with D.R. Horton

Posted by kbanks & filed under Homebuilders, Progress Lighting, special events.

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Our team had a blast at the D.R. Horton “Battle of the Brands” National Accounts meeting this month. Our very own rockstars Todd Roy, Renata Caldwell and Lance Smith attended the themed event at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. We’re loving their Rock ‘n Roll style! We were honored to also accept two awards [...]

Lighting trends our homebuilders love

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At Progress Lighting, we strive to provide our valued homebuilders with quality, innovative fixtures that display the latest trends while meeting the functional needs of homeowners. We have been in the business of homebuilder partnerships for more than 100 years. Read on to learn the latest trends in the communities nationwide that Progress Lighting serves. [...]

HomeSphere hosts contest to highlight green homebuilding products

Posted by kbanks & filed under Giveaways, Homebuilders, Promotions & Giveaways, energy efficiency.

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Attention homebuilders! HomeSphere wants to know about YOUR “green” products. Do you use environmentally friendly products when building your new homes? Share a photo of your coolest green features with HomeSphere and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $250 gift card. Follow three easy steps to enter: 1. Like HomeSphere on Facebook. [...]

5 must-haves for young homebuyers

Posted by kbanks & filed under Homebuilders, Kitchen Lighting, Lighting.

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According to a 2013 National Association of Realtors study, millennials (or those born between 1980 and 2000) are the second biggest segment of the buyer market. Many agents say that these younger buyers tend to have similar “must-have” features for their homes. Some of these features include: 1. Updated kitchen and bath: Kitchen and baths can [...]