(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fulton Homes and Meritage Homes.)
By Stacey Freed | Pro Builder
Of the various building concepts and practices to have made their way through the industry over the years—aging in place, universal design. Energy efficiency, green building, and sustainability, among others—some have gained traction with builders and consumers and some are now required by code.
While the idea that homes can be healthy places that nurture their inhabitants and promote wellness isn’t new, that idea is now being more sharply defined and codified in ways that could change building practices and further heighten consumer awareness—especially in light of the COVID-19 health crisis and people’s need to do more tasks at home.