Active building products help manage indoor air quality

Active building products help manage indoor air quality

New active building materials can help make homes safer and more comfortable by directly affecting the environment.

Ductless HVAC system offers flexible fit options

Ductless HVAC system offers flexible fit options

Mini split ductless heating and cooling systems are taking a bigger share of the market as homeowners look for flexibility and efficiency.

Options for affordable ERV whole-home ventilation alternatives

Options for affordable ERV whole-home ventilation alternatives

As requirements for building envelopes increase, ventilation becomes vital for comfort and durability for a home.

Smart phones make smart heating and cooling for your home

Smart phones make smart heating and cooling for your home

Programmable thermostats can reduce home heating costs by up to 35% and cooling costs by up to 25%.

 High performance homes require high performance ventilation

High performance homes require high performance ventilation

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.

Ty Pennington: What's the behind the walls of your green home?

Ty Pennington: What's the behind the walls of your green home?

It's what's on the inside that usually counts the most, and green homes are no exception.

 Meet the biggest (ceiling) fan of your green home

Meet the biggest (ceiling) fan of your green home

Circulating conditioned air in a home with a ceiling fan spreads comfort and saves energy.

Ductless heat pump systems offer design and installation flexibility

Ductless heat pump systems offer design and installation flexibility

Ductless HVAC systems offer flexibility in design and installation for homeowners and building professionals, while delivering energy efficiency.

DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes adds value to high performance model home

DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes adds value to high performance model home

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.

Customizable fan offers multiple indoor air quality solutions

Customizable fan offers multiple indoor air quality solutions

Contractors can customize ventilation fan output to ensure the proper air flow to meet building codes with the Panasonic WhisperGreen Select.

Fans with LED lighting offer low-cost, stylish ventilation

Fans with LED lighting offer low-cost, stylish ventilation

The best ventilation fan is the one you don't notice, but works behind the scenes to clear the air in a home.

Quad threat geothermal system delivers record efficiency ratings

Quad threat geothermal system delivers record efficiency ratings

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.

Manage bathroom humidity with sensor switches

Manage bathroom humidity with sensor switches

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 splits growing to offer whole-home comfort solutions

Mini splits growing to offer whole-home comfort solutions

Mini split heat pumps now offer multi-room capabilities for most North American climate zones.

Mini splits deliver style and whole-home comfort

Mini splits deliver style and whole-home comfort

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.

Mini splits revolutionizing HVAC industry in the US

Mini splits revolutionizing HVAC industry in the US

With the rise of mini split heat pumps in the U.S. market, manufacturers are in a race to offer the most efficient models.

Mini split heat pumps offer design flexibility and energy saving performance

Mini split heat pumps offer design flexibility and energy saving performance

Thanks to their efficiency and design flexibility, ductless mini splits are gaining ground in North American residential use.

New home plans position ICF for affordable, efficient, storm resistant housing

New home plans position ICF for affordable, efficient, storm resistant housing

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.

ERVs deliver comfort and energy savings in high performance homes

ERVs deliver comfort and energy savings in high performance homes

As homes are becoming more tightly built, proper ventilation is increasingly critical for optimal indoor air quality.

Zehnder ERV makes life more comfortable in the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

Zehnder ERV makes life more comfortable in the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

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.

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