New active building materials can help make homes safer and more comfortable by directly affecting the environment.
Mini split ductless heating and cooling systems are taking a bigger share of the market as homeowners look for flexibility and efficiency.
As requirements for building envelopes increase, ventilation becomes vital for comfort and durability for a home.
Programmable thermostats can reduce home heating costs by up to 35% and cooling costs by up to 25%.
The building science approach to green home certifications such as Passive House require full-time mechanical ventilation to ensure the home has fresh air flow.
It's what's on the inside that usually counts the most, and green homes are no exception.
Circulating conditioned air in a home with a ceiling fan spreads comfort and saves energy.
Ductless HVAC systems offer flexibility in design and installation for homeowners and building professionals, while delivering energy efficiency.
A model home for a golf course community in Pennsylvania exceeds DOE Zero Energy Ready Home requirements, delivering long-term value for its new owners.
Contractors can customize ventilation fan output to ensure the proper air flow to meet building codes with the Panasonic WhisperGreen Select.
The best ventilation fan is the one you don't notice, but works behind the scenes to clear the air in a home.
Like automakers, heating and air conditioning manufacturers are in a horsepower race of their own. But instead of engine output, they're looking at energy efficiency.
A home that’s not ventilated properly will have poor indoor air quality and excess moisture that can impact the durability of the home and the health of its inhabitants.
Mini split heat pumps now offer multi-room capabilities for most North American climate zones.
As the technology grows from single-unit solutions to units that can support multiple rooms, mini splits are becoming more of a whole-home option.
With the rise of mini split heat pumps in the U.S. market, manufacturers are in a race to offer the most efficient models.
Thanks to their efficiency and design flexibility, ductless mini splits are gaining ground in North American residential use.
Four insulated concrete form houses in a low-income housing project in Louisville are among the first built with home plans for affordable housing that could be game changer for residential construction.
As homes are becoming more tightly built, proper ventilation is increasingly critical for optimal indoor air quality.
Starting with the architectural design, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis reflects the desire for a high level of indoor air quality, as well as energy efficiency and an inviting refuge for the family.