DOE Zero Energy Ready Home: The Proud Green Home at Serenbe

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home: The Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Home builder Luis Imery has built a home any homeowner would be proud of, the first U.S. Department of Energy-certified DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in the state of Georgia. The Proud Green Home was constructed in...

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


What & Why: Ductless Mini Split Heat Pumps

What & Why: Ductless Mini Split Heat Pumps

This document explains what ductless mini split heat pumps are and why you should be using one in your home.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: LG HVAC


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

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

While DC power operates many modern products in business applications, it powers far fewer products 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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Creating cutting-edge home warranties

Creating cutting-edge home warranties

Builder looks to incorporate monitoring into homebuilding's future

Homebuilder offers Tesla Powerwall for true net zero living

Homebuilder offers Tesla Powerwall for true net zero living

By using stored energy day or night, the Powerwall roughly doubles the amount of solar energy that directly powers the home.

Why are these green homes 96% better than other houses?

Why are these green homes 96% better than other houses?

Each home was tested by an independent third party energy rater to develop a HERS Index score.

Save the date for the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

Save the date for the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

The show welcomes HVACR professionals serving commercial, industrial, residential and institutional markets.

Make your backyard the life of the party with a landscaping project

Make your backyard the life of the party with a landscaping project

Transforming the yard into more living space makes it a prime destination for the next garden party or backyard barbecue.

Go behind the scenes of the first Passive House in Texas

Go behind the scenes of the first Passive House in Texas

Electricity use averaged $1 per day, even with the air conditioning set at 71 degrees.

Video | What it's really like living in a smart home

Video | What it's really like living in a smart home

A new home line from Pardee Homes builds in smart technology to make living easier.

Massachusetts Home Switches to Solar Power to Lower Heat Bills

Massachusetts Home Switches to Solar Power to Lower Heat Bills

The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.




Actually, This Net Zero Home Produces More Energy Than It Uses

Actually, This Net Zero Home Produces More Energy Than It Uses

Settled in the old Seattle neighborhood amidst 100-year-old craftsman style homes, the 3-story, 2,117 square-foot contemporary home stands out as a testament to maximum efficiency.

Generate Electricity Whenever You Use Water at Home

Generate Electricity Whenever You Use Water at Home

This technology enables homeowners to generate electricity every time they wash dishes, take showers, do laundry, wash cars, water the lawn, and flush.

Smart Home Helps Wounded Vet Live Life Better

Smart Home Helps Wounded Vet Live Life Better

The ELAN system is especially important as it allows him nearly complete independence, which otherwise may not have been possible.

Haier advances take IAQ to higher level

Haier advances take IAQ to higher level

Self-cleaning technology, automation remove contaminants, extend life of HVAC units




Pardee Homes Debuts All Solar Master Planned Community

Pardee Homes Debuts All Solar Master Planned Community

This is the company’s first master-planned community in which each of the homes in all of the neighborhoods will include solar for purchase or lease.

IRS Ruling Could Mean Tax Credits for Solar Battery Storage

IRS Ruling Could Mean Tax Credits for Solar Battery Storage

Battery storage systems are getting cheaper so it's easier homeowners with solar systems to cut ties to the grid.

Smart thermostat makes comfort personal

Smart thermostat makes comfort personal

Lux's Kono technology automatically adjusts for optimal comfort, savings




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Smart homes / connected homes are helping homeowners achieve unprecedented levels of energy efficiency, comfort and convenience. Homeowners can interact remotely with their home systems, including lighting, HVAC, appliances and security. 

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