The Midwest: A heartland with a heart for sustainability

The Midwest: A heartland with a heart for sustainability

Founder and chairman Bob Fincher used part of his summer vacation to tour Midwest companies that are championing the integration of green technologies and tactics into our homes and other buildings. Here's what he found.

Take action to keep summer energy bills in check

Take action to keep summer energy bills in check

Zehnder America offers 6 tips to save energy this summer

Electric Radiant Heat: Lower temperature and larger heating area

Electric Radiant Heat: Lower temperature and larger heating area

Radiant heating is better at maintaining an even temperature than traditional heating systems.

Summer sustainability

Summer sustainability

6 ways to trim home energy expenses, boost eco-friendliness this season

Heating technology has come a long way

Heating technology has come a long way

How conductive polymer is changing today's heating technology.

Why Radiant Floor Heating is Best

Why Radiant Floor Heating is Best

There are many reasons to consider radiant heating for your home, but here are some of the best reasons.

9 products to caulk, seal your way to summer comfort

9 products to caulk, seal your way to summer comfort

As high summer dawns, these affordable, easy-to-use products can make you more comfortable...and frugal.

4 strategies for avoiding home asthma triggers

4 strategies for avoiding home asthma triggers

Bringing in fresh, filtered air key to preventing problems

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

New 3 IN 1 tile combines protection, insulation, solar into a single product to boost energy efficiency

5 reasons to build homes with ICFs

5 reasons to build homes with ICFs

Solid foundation improves home's function

Testing confirms ERV boosts home's IAQ

Testing confirms ERV boosts home's IAQ

Zehnder solution reduces slew of airborne contaminants

Affordable housing project built for net-zero energy

Affordable housing project built for net-zero energy

The Affordable Housing Alliance knew that utility costs were a large part of what made older manufactured homes expensive for residents.

Survey: green homes do not always cost more

Survey: green homes do not always cost more

Many buyers have come to expect standard features, and homes integrating specialty green features are becoming more mainstream.

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.

EPA honors LG Electronics as Energy Star Partner of the Year

EPA honors LG Electronics as Energy Star Partner of the Year

LG was first recognized as ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2012.

Electric Radiant Heat Addresses Norway’s Guidelines for Indoor Environment, Air Temperature

Electric Radiant Heat Addresses Norway’s Guidelines for Indoor Environment, Air Temperature

With people indoors 90 percent of the time, the Norwegian Regional Board of Health and the Department of Employment created guidelines for the country’s indoor business environment.  With the employer responsible for indoor air quality, measures were taken to improve conditions for employees.

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.

Geothermal Community Builds 200th Home

Geothermal Community Builds 200th Home

Geothermal heating and cooling eliminates the need for outdoor air conditioning units and reduces noise while allowing for more space for residents to enjoy the outdoors

Comfort and Well-being with Electric Radiant Heat

Comfort and Well-being with Electric Radiant Heat

Electric radiant heat is kept where it is needed – at the floor.  You notice this when your feet sense its comfort, making you feel warm even at a lower temperature setting.  Conversely, step on a cold floor and you immediately feel cold throughout your body.

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