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. wwwView Gary Wollenhaupt's profile on LinkedIn

Hybrid tank-tankless water heater delivers hot water fast (video)

Hybrid tank-tankless water heater delivers hot water fast (video)

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...

US home solar installation boomed in 2013, more growth to come (video)

US home solar installation boomed in 2013, more growth to come (video)

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.

3 things to know before you install a home septic system

3 things to know before you install a home septic system

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...

3 ways to use low-VOC paint in your green home

3 ways to use low-VOC paint in your green home

Many people say they love the smell of a freshly painted room. But what they’re really inhaling are volatile organic compounds.

New appliance technology saves energy and water in the kitchen (video)

New appliance technology saves energy and water in the kitchen (video)

Cook faster, save water and make kitchen chores more fun.

KB Home's new eco-home saves water and energy

KB Home's new eco-home saves water and energy

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...

Tired of high heating bills? Go with geothermal heating and cooling

Tired of high heating bills? Go with geothermal heating and cooling

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,...

Prefab home shines in Frank Lloyd Wright's shadow (video)

Prefab home shines in Frank Lloyd Wright's shadow (video)

Architect's family honors his legacy with innovative home design

How does hydronic radiant floor heating work?

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.

3 ways to save water at home (video)

3 ways to save water at home (video)

Low-flow toilets, hot water pumps and DIY tips to help conserve water at home.

Proud Green Home receives NAHB 'Project of the Year Award for Single Family-Small Volume'

Proud Green Home receives NAHB 'Project of the Year Award for Single Family-Small Volume'

Deep green demonstration home honored for high performance and architectural style.

How to build an energy efficient home with a tight thermal envelope

How to build an energy efficient home with a tight thermal envelope

A tight thermal envelope is the foundation for an energy efficient home.

How to install solar panels (video)

How to install solar panels (video)

Find out how you can make solar panels a part of your home.

Hot green building trends Part 2

Hot green building trends Part 2

Green building technology and techniques for the next generation of high-performance homes.

Hot green building trends Part 1

Hot green building trends Part 1

Take a look at products that make green buildings more effective.

Smart homes get even smarter with connected appliances

Smart homes get even smarter with connected appliances

Text your refrigerator to find out what you need at the store, LOL

Energy-efficient doors and windows gaining in green home design (video)

Energy-efficient doors and windows gaining in green home design (video)

Windows play a key role in a high-performance building envelope.

Recycled glass countertops deliver sustainability and unique style (video)

Recycled glass countertops deliver sustainability and unique style (video)

From the curbside to countertops, recycled glass makes a style statement.

A look back at the top blogs of 2013

A look back at the top blogs of 2013

ACEs share their unique green building expertise.

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