Mold or mildew will also cause the black, orangey or green discoloration that may appear at the end of a showerhead, shower doors or curtains sink drains, bathtubs, tiles and grout.
The Zehnder system provides a constant air flow bringing in fresh air from the outside and exhausting stale air from the inside at a very low velocity so it is hardly noticeable
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, residential use accounts for more than one-fifth of the nation’s total energy consumption.
Tired of hot and cold spots in your home, and wasting energy in rooms you're not using?
With the rise of mini split heat pumps in the U.S. market, manufacturers are in a race to offer the most efficient models.
Most people spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors, so an easy way to bring fresh air indoors is welcome addition to a home.
Good HVAC design, equipment, and installation actually begin with the design and layout of the home and how it is constructed.
For builders looking for a way to keep water from entering a home the new flexible flashing tape can seal problem areas.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis opened its doors, celebrating the completion of this high performance home.
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Geothermal heating using a ground source heat pump is considered one of the most energy-efficient ways to heat and cool a home.
Whether it’s upgrading to a smart thermostat, planting vegetation in the right area or installing solar panels, the company points out, there are always ways to conserve energy.
While indoor air pollutants are ranked among the top five environmental risks to public health, parents are not always aware of the steps they can take to make the air inside their homes cleaner for the families.
Indoor air pollutants have been invisible, until now.
An average home with air conditioning releases nearly two tons of carbon dioxide into the air annually.
From lower prices for solar power to an explosion of ductless mini split HVAC options, high performance home trends continue to develop.
When building a high-performance home, like the Proud Green Home St. Louis project, an important decisions our team had to make was how to construct the insulation package.
Buying or building a new home? EPA recommends including radon testing as part of any real estate transactions and consider having your newly constructed home built with radon resistant features.
Whether you’re planning to buy a new home or sell your current one, getting a mold inspection done and finding a green solution, is vitally important. The presence of active mold can negatively affect the resale value of any property.
Perfectly suited to celebrate a mid-decade year that's poised for revitalization, Coral Reef is Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2015.
While 60 percent of homeowners rate their homes as “healthy,” more than one in four are uncertain of major health hazards both indoors and outside of their homes.
Air pressure imbalance in the home is a silent – but costly – problem not very well understood by the average homeowner.
Preventing an air filter in furnace from becoming clogged keeps a heating and cooling system performing efficiently and can help homeowners gain up to $200 in annual energy savings.
The PPG Pittsburgh Paints brand named Blue Paisley, a lavish, almost-but-not-quite royal shade of blue as its 2015 Color of the Year.
Whether it's the air conditioning, heat, hot water or lighting, there are always ways to save money on utility bills.
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Kids love to draw on the walls, so it makes sense to give them a place to do that that won't cause damage.