What to Look for When Shopping for a Tankless Water Heater

Many homeowners are considering a tankless water heater as one possible option to meet their needs. There are many reasons to use tankless water heaters, but it's also important to know whether it's the right choice for your home. This white paper identifies factors that you should consider when shopping for a tankless water heater.

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Sponsor: Bradford White Water Heaters

Take the Best Shower of Your Life and Stop Wasting Energy

The average shower lasts eight minutes and takes 10 gallons of hot water. As the water washes over your body and runs down the drain, it usually carries a significant amount of heat and energy with it. Now there's a way to capture that wasted heat that flows down the drain.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: EcoDrain

Water Conservation Measures Applied to Habitat for Humanity Homes

An ACT D’MAND Kontrols® Electronic Pumping System was recently installed into a Habitat for Humanity home to educate viewers on the efficiency of the water-saving plumbing enhancement.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ACT D'MAND Systems

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Colgate Super Bowl ad focuses on saving water instead of pushing toothpaste (video)

Everyone can take small steps to reduce water use, usually with only a few small changes to daily habits.

New American Home features whole-home water filtration solutions

The National Association of Home Builders’ 2016 New American Home features a whole-home water filtration system from Environmental Water Systems.

Fight water safety problems with whole-home water filtration

With water quality making headlines across the country, there's reason for people to be concerned about the safety of their drinking water.

Undercounter water filters are a better alternative to bottled water

The bottled water trend costs people money, and doesn't deliver better water.

Reduced carbon emissions added benefit to water saving pump

ACT D’MAND Kontrols Systems, a California-based manufacturer of their patented recirculating water pump for residential homes designed to reduce up to 10,000 gallons of water per year per home, saves much more than water according to the US Department of...

IBS Preview: building products for high performance homes

At the 2016 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, building product manufacturers will display the latest and best products that are an integral part of today's high performance home.

How 2015 Reveals Sustainable Products Are a Must-Have for Future Builders

Admittedly, 2015 wasn’t too shabby. In fact, it was quite the opposite — 2015 saw an enormous boost of structure, at least where sustainable building is concerned.

Countdown: Top 10 high performance home features of 2015

More than half of home builders expect to be doing 60 percent or more of their new homes green by 2020, an interest reflected in the Top 10 feature stories for 2015.

Countdown: Top 10 videos of 2015

We're looking back at the most popular videos on ProudGreenHome.com for 2015.

Growth of Greenbuild International Conference & Expo reflects global concern

The recent Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Washington, DC revealed dramatic growth in interest and awareness of sustainable initiatives relating to residential water and energy use.

Low-flow toilets save water with every flush

Save water with every flush, with ultra-high efficiency toilets that use less than one gallon.

2015 high performance home building trends in review

Growing acceptance of high performance homes continues to drive homebuilders to provide extra value in the their homes, and consumers are becoming more diligent about managing the environmental impact of their lifestyles.

Net zero energy demonstration house moving to net zero water operation

While net zero energy for homes has been growing in popularity, net zero water use is the next frontier for high performance homes.

Wastewater treatment products deliver clean water efficiently

With more than 50,000 installations in over 60 countries, Bio-Microbics knows a few things about managing wastewater.

Energy efficient wastewater treatment system meets global needs for clean water

Unfortunately, the cost of electricity can be a factor in whether people have access to clean water. One company is making it more affordable to treat water around the globe.

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Save natural resources and utility costs with the latest water-saving devices on the market. Low-flow toilets, faucets, showers and other green products help you reduce water usage in the home. Look here, too, for water-saving tips for the family.