Use Duct-Free HVAC Technology to Build a High-Performance Home

A new alternative for high-performance heating and cooling is the duct-free mini split system that offers a number of significant benefits over the traditional forced-air system. This white paper explores the ways in which duct-free HVAC technology contributes to a high performance home.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: LG HVAC


Greenspur's OneNest Project Profile

OneNest Project is a labor of love, bringing together a thoughtful team that plans to build the homes of the future without losing the style and romance of traditional architecture. The project combines the latest material science and design to...

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: LG HVAC


Ductless HVAC Offers Benefits for Building Professionals and Homeowners

Ductless mini splits are gaining in popularity for both new homes and remodeling existing homes. Mini splits – a form of heat pump – provide new levels of energy efficiency for homes. This white paper identifies the benefits that homeowners and building professionals will find when making mini splits a part of a project.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: LG HVAC


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Geothermal: the single best thing you can do for your house

People ask me what's the one best thing I can do for my house, and I believe that putting in a geothermal unit is the best thing you can do.


Benefits of geothermal HVAC in commercial applications – Part 2

With geothermal in commercial scale buildings, there are economies of scale that make it more efficient than in single-family dwellings.


Benefits of geothermal HVAC in commercial applications – Part 1

Geothermal technology is a perfect solution for commercial, residential and multi-unit buildings.


Geothermal as part of the high performance home system

In a high performance home, the tight building envelope and the geothermal HVAC function as part of a system.


Retrofitted low-income housing meets Passive House standards

Last year, the 50-year-old buildings that now make up Weinberg Commons were neglected, run-down, and empty.

Benefits of geothermal radiant heat

As homeowners and builders look for greater comfort and efficiency, radiant heating is becoming more popular.


Home automation moving into DIY territory

It's getting easier to integrate automation into a home so that the components work together for greater comfort and energy efficiency.

New furnace platform delivers high performance and easy installation

It's the the first new furnace platform from American Standard in 25 years.

Variable speed heat pumps make utility bills cool

Most heat pumps have only one speed, which is like driving your car only at full throttle or no throttle.

Smart phone HVAC control puts homeowners in charge of comfort

Homeowners can control their comfort with a smart thermostat app and designated Mitsubishi HVAC equipment.

Choosing radiant heat or forced air

Heating and cooling is the biggest cost of operating your home. So making the right choice can make a difference in utility costs each month – not to mention comfort.


Ottawa homeowner tells all on installed radiant heating system

After three years of experiencing the effects of a radiant heating system, an Ottawa homeowner responds to the manufacturer.

Geothermal provides simultaneous heating and cooling for commercial buildings

Building owners, architects, and contractors face many challenges in the design and construction of their projects. Geothermal could provide the answers.

Mass market builder Pulte developing zero net energy home prototype

Pulte says it is the largest builder to participate in a pilot aimed at building new homes to achieve maximum energy efficiency and utility grid load reduction.

Smart thermostat delivers comfort in rooms that matter most

A single dumb thermostat is only as smart as the room it's in.

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