July 17, 2014

Palo Alto-based home renovation platform Houzz has crossed the pond, launching a site focused on users in the United Kingdom.

Houzz allows homeowners to connect with design and architecture professionals and each other for their renovation projects. Now the company’s million U.K. users will be able to find professionals and source nearby materials for their renovation projects

January 29, 2014

Google enters the world of home improvement with a thermostat and smoke detector. They're more exciting than they sound.

July 5, 2011

IKEA officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in East Palo Alto, Calif.  

The 38,000-square-foot array consists of a 302-kW system, built with approximately 1,344 panels.  IKEA East Palo Alto’s program will produce approximately 427,900 kWh of clean electricity annually – the equivalent of eliminating the emissions of 58 cars, the company said.

September 20, 2007

Robert Freed was president and regional general manager for KB Home, Northern California....