Valarie Rose Johnson

Valarie is Editor-at-Large of Colorado Builder and has a 25-year, award-winning career as a publisher, editor and writer for local, regional, national and international publications. Valarie is a Colorado native and enjoys hiking, traveling, meditating, kayaking, yoga, reading and spending time with her husband and family. She can be reached at [email protected] or (303) 502-2523.

Building Independence and Elevating Lives

HBF is on a mission to build independence by expanding access, safety and comfort for differently abled people in their homes.

Building a Healthier Indoor Environment

Improved indoor air quality is more important—and achievable—than ever to homeowners, where they spend so much of their time.

Habitat for Humanity Highlights Humanity

For more than 40 years, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado has served thousands of families throughout the state.

Nested Continues to Pay It Forward

Nested continues to pay it forward, where one of the principal tenets of their business model is giving back.

How AI and IoT are Redefining Smart Homes

Artificial intelligence (AI) can learn and anticipate the homeowner’s wants. Home builders are taking notice.

Laughter Provides Stress Relief

Unaddressed high stress levels can have a variety of negative impacts for workers in the construction industry.