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Use Duct-Free HVAC Technology to Build a High-Performance Home

A new alternative for high-performance heating and cooling is the duct-free mini split system that offers a number of significant benefits over the traditional forced-air system. This white paper explores the ways in which duct-free HVAC technology contributes to a high performance home.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: LG HVAC




Greenspur's OneNest Project Profile

OneNest Project is a labor of love, bringing together a thoughtful team that plans to build the homes of the future without losing the style and romance of traditional architecture. The project combines the latest material science and design to...

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: LG HVAC




Ductless HVAC Offers Benefits for Building Professionals and Homeowners

Ductless mini splits are gaining in popularity for both new homes and remodeling existing homes. Mini splits – a form of heat pump – provide new levels of energy efficiency for homes. This white paper identifies the benefits that homeowners and building professionals will find when making mini splits a part of a project.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: LG HVAC


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A Look into the Future: 2017 IBS/KBIS Product Intros

t the 2017 International Builder's Show and Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, thousands of building professionals got a look at some of the latest products that will wind up in homes and buildings across the country.

Two Green Thumbs Up For Massachusetts

I knew I was in for a treat when I signed up for a weekend in Western Massachusetts.

High Tech Home Innovations from CES 2017

Get a glimpse into the future of home tech with some of the newest gadgets announced at the 2017 CES in Las Vegas.

Top 10 2016 Green Home News Items

Here's a look back at the Top 10 news items for 2016, ranked in ascending order of popularity.

Controlling Condensation in the Home

For condensation to occur, all you need is moist air and a cold surface. In our homes where temperatures are controlled these conditions can occur in wall, floor and roofing systems depending on the season.

What's the Price of the Most Famous House in the World?

The home has never been sold and is not on the market.

Phase 1 of 500 Zero Energy Ready Home Development Opens for Sale

Every home built by Green Street Cottages in the mixed-use development will be certified DOE Zero Energy Ready.

Drafts and Poor Insulation Create Both Discomfort and Familial Strife

A new survey found that uncomfortable homes caused not only physical discomfort, but emotional discomfort as well.

Homeowners Beware When Choosing a Heating and Cooling Contractor

Homeowners should be very careful before choosing a heating and cooling contractor for their home. There are huge differences in quality and professionalism throughout the industry. The "best" contractors will typically be members of one or more professional contractor associations.

Winter Home Maintenance: Get Set for Snow

For many homeowners, winter warming costs are the biggest utility expense. When a home is functioning optimally, you can drastically reduce your winter heating costs and mitigate the damaging effects of ice and snow.

Iconic Modern Fireplaces Now Available in North American Market

Focus Fires’ quintessential fireplace, the Gyrofocus, was born in the late 1960s but feels as contemporary and cutting edge as ever.

IAQ and Back-To-School Success

You may be surprised to learn that many U.S. homes are not as healthy for learning and growing as you might have thought. In fact, the EPA has ranked indoor air quality among the top five environmental dangers.

Steeple Chase Builders Retrofit: Homeowners Impact

Steeplechase Builders recently retrofitted an expanded Cape home in southern New Hampshire with a Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) system.

A Well Performing Home is No Sweat

So we all know how humidity impacts us when we are outside – but, did you ever consider what humidity levels are doing to your indoor living space?

Don’t be Spooked by Energy Saving Urban Legends

Separate fact from fiction around five popular home energy myths that just don’t add up.

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Whether you’re creating a quiet, comfort controlled room, or simply want to heat or cool an area without expensive ductwork, LG’s duct-free systems set a new standard for efficiency, great looks and comfort.


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