Advice for Making Your Home Smarter | Video

Advice for Making Your Home Smarter | Video

Automating a home comfort system offers a great way for homeowners to save on their monthly energy bill.

Smart Ranges Make Cooking Easier Than Ever

Smart Ranges Make Cooking Easier Than Ever

From the kitchen to the laundry room, connected products work with Amazon Alexa, Dash Replenishment, Nest Labs, Drop, IFTTT and now Google Assistant.

Voice Control for Home Lighting Coming to Alexa (Video)

Voice Control for Home Lighting Coming to Alexa (Video)

Sol gets its name from the circular shape and illumination of the sun.

Make Every Day Earth Day: Take the LED Pledge

Make Every Day Earth Day: Take the LED Pledge

It’s a simple purchase you can make for $5 or less that’ll pay big dividends for the environment.

Magnets Could Power Future Refrigerators

Magnets Could Power Future Refrigerators

For the past 100 years, the way your fridge preserved your food has been rooted in technology dating back to the mid-1800s, but that is about to change.

Package HVAC Unit Designed for Supplemental Use

Package HVAC Unit Designed for Supplemental Use

According to a recent Houzz survey, 40 percent of homeowners plan to renovate or build an addition in the next two years.

Induction Cooktops Feature Smartphone-Inspired Controls

Induction Cooktops Feature Smartphone-Inspired Controls

Induction cooktops have seized an additional 10 percent of electric cooktop market share since 2008.

New Appliances Filter Out Chloramine

According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the U.S. drinking water infrastructure is nearing the end of its useful life.

Smart Appliances Make the Holidays a Little Merrier

Smart Appliances Make the Holidays a Little Merrier

Spending time with the family is the highlight of every holiday, but spending time in the kitchen can be a drag.

High Performance Homes 'LEED' to Savings for Owners

High Performance Homes 'LEED' to Savings for Owners

Of the 647,800 single-family homes build in the United States in 2014, less than 1 percent met LEED standards.

 Countdown: Top 10 high performance home features of 2015

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 Photo Galleries of 2015

Countdown: Top 10 Photo Galleries of 2015

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then there's the equivalent of an encyclopedia represented among the Top 10 Photo Galleries of 2015.

Countdown: Top 10 videos of 2015

Countdown: Top 10 videos of 2015

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

Factory built show home demonstrates the best in building technology

Factory built show home demonstrates the best in building technology

The 2015 Greenbuild Unity home, erected in just a few days on the expo floor, was designed to show case the state of the art of affordable high performance home building.

Future Home Tech: 8 Energy-Saving Solutions on the Horizon

Future Home Tech: 8 Energy-Saving Solutions on the Horizon

Though total home energy use has grown, energy use per household is down about 10 percent, despite homes that are larger and contain more devices.

Smart LED lights help you live better and simplify home automation

Smart LED lights help you live better and simplify home automation

C by GE smart LED bulbs take lighting beyond basic illumination with new features designed for sleep circadian rhythms.

Green Beam: LEDs Be Cra-Cra

Green Beam: LEDs Be Cra-Cra

Walk down the lighting aisle of any big-box store, and you’ll see something you wouldn’t have five years ago – half the light bulbs available are LED.

Home products honored for innovations in high performance building

Home products honored for innovations in high performance building

At the 2015 PCBC, the largest homebuilding trade show representing the west coast region 18 products were named to the Parade of Products Awards.

3 things contractors should know about new water heaters

3 things contractors should know about new water heaters

Under the new regulations that took effect April 16, 2015, water-heating options for contractors of new and existing homes will vary dramatically.

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