As homes and appliances get smarter, consumers will still want a human touch to influence technology.
Take a look back at some of the most popular video content for 2014 on ProudGreenhome.com, featuring the latest techniques and technology to help satisfy the hunger for knowledge regarding creating high performance homes.
The ReNEWW House is a multi-year research project in which a 1920s vintage home is retrofitted into a net-zero energy, water and zero-waste-to-landfill structure.
To make it easier for consumers to go green, appliance manufacturers are building sustainability into their products from the factory floor to the laundry room and kitchen.
A deep green rebuild of a 1920s vintage Craftsman home demonstrates that existing housing stock can be transformed into a net-zero energy, water and waste high performance home.
For the first time, water treatment devices have been certified for effectiveness in reducing trace levels of contaminants in drinking water.
The PCBC show honored homebuilding's latest and greatest products with the Parade of Products Awards.
Nest made a splash in the smart device market with its stylish learning thermostat, and now it's extending its reach in the home through appliances.
Whirlpool received recent certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program on the Whirlpool brand Duet model WED87HED steam dryer.
In addition to abundant natural daylighting, the house features CFL and LED lighting to conserve energy.
An energy-inefficient, late 1920's vintage bungalow in West Lafayette, Ind., will become a living laboratory for appliance and resource efficiency research. The combined effort by the Whirlpool Corporation and Purdue University will transform an off-campus house into a net-zero energy,...
According to a recent study conducted by Whirlpool Corporation, over 90 percent of households cook at least once a day, with the average home cooking 2.5 times a day. With all of this activity in the kitchen, families need the...
With more than 860 million appliances in the U.S., energy-efficiency improvements can make a huge impact. That's why Whirlpool Corp. has continued to improve the performance of its products, said Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO when he addressed the EE...
Homeowners in the Chicago area will be among the first to get their hands on Whirlpool's mysmartappliances app to control the new line of smart appliances. Whirlpool has launched a new line of smart appliances equipped with with 6th Sense...
GE and Whirlpool are among the appliance manufacturers creating new finishes as research shows that many homeowners are looking for something other than stainless steel.
White might not be the new black, but it is the new stainless, at least at Whirlpool. The appliance manufacturer is introducing a new line of home appliances that it's tagged the Ice Collection.
There are new sustainability standards for the home appliance industry. The standards were created by the Association for Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), Whirlpool Corp., UL Environment and the CSA Group. The new standard encompasses a very broad view of an...
A recent National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Research Center survey conducted on behalf of Whirlpool Corp. and Habitat for Humanity International shows that 74 percent of consumers believe that less than a quarter of their home can be categorized...
Whirlpool Canada is the recipient of the 2011 Energy Star Manufacturer of the Year award by Natural Resources Canada. The award recognizes the company's leadership in offering consumers energy and water efficiency through its home appliance brands.
The Energy Star label is more important than ever when consumer shop for major appliances, according to a recent survey from Whirlpool Corporation.The poll, conducted by Harris Interactive, found that 72 percent of U.S. consumers said they actively look for the Energy Star label when making purchasing decisions.