Energy Management

PowerWise Systems energy management and building intelligence solutions allow homeowners to: Know your energy costs in detail Create efficient equipment schedules Keep heating an cooling costs down Receive equipment failure warnings Analyze detailed usage by circuit

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: PowerWise Systems




Complete Building Intelligence System

This diagram from PowerWise Systems shows the complete building intelligence system that allows homeowners to monitor circuit-level electricity, building environment conditions, a wide variety of flow, fluid level, water, and gas. Customers can also monitor performance of PV, wind power,...

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PowerWise Systems




DC Power: Tomorrow's Energy Demands Will Require More Attention

While DC power operates many modern products in business applications, it powers far less for consumer use. However, some associations are developing standards that will lead to the rapid adoption of DC power distribution. This white paper takes a look at DC power and how some experts believe it is the answer for future energy needs.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor


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New Toilet Design Promises Cleaner, Water Efficient Flushes

There is a lot of science behind toilet flushing, more than the average consumer tends to realize.


Gas-condensing boiler delivers heat and hot water for homes

In addition to its small footprint, the unit’s ultra-quiet operation makes it the perfect solution for smaller properties.

Historic Literary Home Gets Geothermal Upgrade

Historic buildings are ideally suited for geothermal heating and cooling where noise and aesthetics are a major concern.

Historic Home Renovations Use Modern Appliances

Today the term historic home has different meanings to different people.

Luxury Apartments Use Smart Technology for Total Control

The technology provides a higher level of service and comfort to residents, and all of this is done through a single app.

Green Organizations Push Canada to Adopt Ultra Energy Efficient Building Codes

The Pan-Canadian Framework set the stage for bold action in the building sector, with a number of key commitments that will offer some of the lowest cost, most rapidly achievable GHG reductions.

You Could Be Wasting Money Cooling an Empty Home

The best way for consumers to control their electric bills, and help the environment, is to reduce consumption.

Tiny Homes: Secrets to Layout & Interior Design

One of the trickiest parts when it comes to making tiny house livable is solving the puzzle of layout and interior design.

Florida Development Earns LEED Platinum for 70 Homes

Mirabella's LEED certified homes use nearly 40 percent less energy than what is used in a typical home.

Check Out the Top 10 Neighborhoods for Green Homes

Homes with green features sold for $33,894 more than the median sale price of all homes in the cities Redfin analyzed.

Behind Closed Doors: Survey Takes A Fresh Look At What Your Fridge Says About You

One in four U.S. consumers hide junk food in the back.

California Homebuilders Using Solar to Exceed Code Requirements

Many builders are turning to solar to achieve required higher levels of energy efficiency.

Habitat for Humanity Dedicates State-Of-The-Art Green Home

The home is a three-bedroom, 1400-square-foot center-entrance colonial.

Are These the Best Home Automation Devices & Apps?

The way we live at home is changing and the modern home is very much focussed on convenience.

Use Green Home Technology to Minimize Your Carbon Footprint

Innovative green home technology is making energy efficient and sustainable way of living more accessible than ever.

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Energy-efficient appliances are a must-have in any green home. New energy-saving appliances are introduced to the market almost daily. Learn which appliances might be right for you.

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