Gary Wollenhaupt Gary Wollenhaupt is an experienced writer and editor, with a background as a daily newspaper reporter as well as corporate and agency public relations and marketing. He is constantly looking for affordable green upgrades to make to his home in eastern Kentucky. www
Tankless water heaters offer a number of advantages, but with the hybrid tank-tankless unit homeowners can have the best of both worlds. Rinnai launched the RH180 Hybrid Tank-Tankless Water Heater that combines a 40-gallon storage tank with a gas-fired tankless...
By the end of 2013 there were nearly 13 GW of solar installed in the U.S. -- enough to power nearly 2.2 million homes, according to a report from the Solar Energy Industries Association.
Decentralized wastewater treatment systems play a large role in ensuring the quality of water available for drinking and other uses. To choose the correct system to ensure a release of effluent that meets or exceeds local, state and federal regulations...
Many people say they love the smell of a freshly painted room. But what they’re really inhaling are volatile organic compounds.
Cook faster, save water and make kitchen chores more fun.
The new green home from KB Home is designed to achieve both net-zero status and also use zero fresh water for irrigation based on use by a family of four or more. KB Home unveiled the first ZeroHouse 2.0 in...
In the face of recent propane shortages and record high prices for the fuel, some rural areas reported deliveries as high as $8 per gallon, homeowners who rely on propane to heat their homes are beginning to consider more reliable,...
Architect's family honors his legacy with innovative home design
Radiant heating using water as the medium to transfer heat is referred to as hydronic radiant heating. Radiant heat provides even temperatures with less effort and, therefore, less expense, than other types of heating.
Low-flow toilets, hot water pumps and DIY tips to help conserve water at home.
New technology delivers higher levels of efficiency.
Deep green demonstration home honored for high performance and architectural style.
A tight thermal envelope is the foundation for an energy efficient home.
Find out how you can make solar panels a part of your home.
Green building technology and techniques for the next generation of high-performance homes.
Take a look at products that make green buildings more effective.
Text your refrigerator to find out what you need at the store, LOL
Windows play a key role in a high-performance building envelope.
From the curbside to countertops, recycled glass makes a style statement.
ACEs share their unique green building expertise.