Mini splits deliver style and whole-home comfort

As the technology grows from single-unit solutions to units that can support multiple rooms, mini splits are becoming more of a whole-home option.

Multifamily owners turning to geothermal for new construction and retrofits

As geothermal heating and cooling become more mainstream, multifamily owners are valuing the benefits of renewable energy.

Mini splits revolutionizing HVAC industry in the US

With the rise of mini split heat pumps in the U.S. market, manufacturers are in a race to offer the most efficient models.

What do you know about home IAQ?

You're probably among the people who are aware that indoor air quality (IAQ) is an issue in many homes. But according to a national survey, many lack a practical understanding of the more overt indicators of unhealthy air.

The value of water

What was once a “cause” for impassioned environmentalists, water conservation is now deemed a common sense requirement for anyone with a brain.  Individual efforts of homeowners and businesses, while seemingly small, quickly accumulate saving millions of gallons of precious water.

Don't miss out on these HVAC trends

Heating and cooling choices can make or break the energy efficiency, and affordability of a home.

6 natural remedies to mold and mildew

Mold and mildew are among the most unpleasant problems that you might have to deal with at home.

Create a perfect crawlspace

The best way to design a crawlspace that accentuates your building envelope and does not allow unwanted moisture into the home is to treat them as if they were miniature basement spaces.

Water heater manufacturers offer products to meet new efficiency regulations

The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act mandates that new residential and light-duty commercial water heaters meet higher efficiency ratings.

Don't fall for greenwashing about your new home

Buyers beware: builders that simply make claims of great energy efficiency with no proof of testing or third party certification are Greenwashing!

Geothermal Day set to raise consumer awareness for ground-source heat pump benefits

To expand consumer awareness regarding the science, practice and benefits of geothermal-based heating and cooling in North America, Bosch Thermotechnology has launched a wide ranging public awareness and educational campaign.

Prepare early for the long hurricane season

Sponsored by the National Weather Service, Hurricane Preparedness Week is a seven-day campaign that raises awareness of the potential damage hurricanes can cause.

Future sustainability relies on home water conservation

Given that a number of states, including California and Oregon, are already experiencing the effects of climate change, the need for an efficient water management plan becomes all the more pressing.

What do you know about a healthy kitchen?

For most homes, the kitchen is the center of activity. But it can also be the main source of indoor air pollutants, according to the Home Ventilating Institute.

Heat pump water heaters deliver energy efficiency and solar capability

Heat pump water heaters are among the few tank options that meet new water heater energy efficiency regulations.

Millennials are willing to pay more for energy efficiency

Home builders often talk about the increasing desire among Millennials for energy-efficient homes. Those home builders are hearing it for a reason.

What are the pink stains in my toilet?

Pink residue is generally not a problem with water quality. A pink discoloration may be a result of...

Build an Outperformance Home to Exceed Building Codes and Expectations

Meeting minimum performance when building a home is out. Dow Building Solutions explains why building an "Outperformance" home and exceeding building code is becoming more important.

Mini split heat pumps offer design flexibility and energy saving performance

Thanks to their efficiency and design flexibility, ductless mini splits are gaining ground in North American residential use.

Award winning houses feature net-zero Texas home

Check out some of the top homes that represent the best of American residential architecture.

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