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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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DC Versus AC – Challenges for DC Adaption

Photovoltaic (PV) panels and other onsite renewables generate DC, but these systems still incur losses. Grid-connected renewables require an inverter to convert their DC to AC for the grid, even though it is changed immediately back to DC for onsite use.

Air Quality: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville was designed and constructed with healthy living in mind.

Energy Management: Proud Green Home of Louisville

One of the top goals of the Proud Green Home of Louisville was to create a highly energy efficient yet very livable home.

TRI Pointe Launches HomeSmart Connected Home Line

WiFi connectivity means that homes are pre-wired for a central wireless access point.

Home Automation Platform Conserves Energy and Simplifies Sustainability

Homeowners can use home automation systems to automatically and continuously conserve energy.

ABC Green Home 3.0 Prepares for California's Net Zero Energy Regulations

This futuristic home will serve as a learning tool as California prepares to meet the 2020 mandates that require all new homes to be Net Zero Energy.

Homeowner Uses 24 Volt Radiant Heat System for Comfort and Savings

After studying electrical heat options and other radiant heat systems requiring maintenance, one homeowner decided to go with STEP Warmfloor.

Busting Four Myths About Net-Zero Homes

There are still some myths out there that are keeping people from pursuing a net zero home.

NAHB: Average Builder Uses 10 Different Green Products and Practices

Energy efficient windows ranked at the top of the list of green products commonly used by most builders.

Home Automation is the Next Frontier for Sustainable Living

Today’s advanced, cost-effective automation solutions can reduce a homeowner’s carbon footprint more than ever before.

Rocky Mountain Low: Colorado Passive House Battles Winter Temps

High in the Hogback Mountains of Colorado, a 1,200-square foot dwelling is said to be the first Passive House in Colorado.

New Ductless Mini Splits Handle Single and Multi-Zone Duties

These ultra-quiet, inverter-driven heat pump systems operate with indoor sound levels as low as 20 dBA in “silent mode,” which is quieter than a whisper at a library.

Package HVAC Unit Designed for Supplemental Use

According to a recent Houzz survey, 40 percent of homeowners plan to renovate or build an addition in the next two years.

Solar Water Heater Basics

For areas of the country such as California that are committed to reducing carbon emissions, solar water heaters are a great way to reduce environmental impact.

Lutron Integrates Systems With Voice Assisted Home Tech

The systems will deliver integrated control of light, temperature, music and voice-assisted services in smart homes.

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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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