Tired of hot and cold spots in your home, and wasting energy in rooms you're not using?
Most people spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors, so an easy way to bring fresh air indoors is welcome addition to a home.
For builders looking for a way to keep water from entering a home the new flexible flashing tape can seal problem areas.
Geothermal heating using a ground source heat pump is considered one of the most energy-efficient ways to heat and cool a home.
A recent study found that 75 percent of Americans use their smartphones and mobile devices in the bathroom, primarily for streaming music or listening to the news.
A new line of ductless HVAC systems offers flexibility and high efficiency options for renovations and new construction.
After using spray foam insulation on a number of home renovation projects, TV's Ty Pennington talked about the benefits of a well insulated home.
Because indoor air quality is one of the top goals of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis, the builder used a polyethylene wrap to protect the subfloor during construction.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis will host an open house with separate events for building professionals and consumers on Feb. 20 and 21, 2015 at the home outside of St. Louis.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has found that indoor VOC levels are 10 times greater than outdoor levels, and immediately after paint is applied VOC levels may be as much as 1,000 times higher.
The year a home was built does correlate to incidental rates of asbestos. Asbestos can be found in many different materials from roofing, flooring, insulation, ceilings, walls, pipes and heating equipment.
You can't see or smell radon, but it could be a health hazard in your home.
The air inside of your home may be as much as five times more polluted than the air outside, posing serious health risks. Danny Lipford, Home Improvement Expert, explains the importance of proper ventilation. A balanced ventilation system equalizes air pressure and removes stale air from your home.
At Greenbuild 2014, Brian Urlaub, commercial sales manager for Enertech Global, introduced the company's new high performance geothermal heat pump.
Panasonic Eco Products Division introduced the WhisperGreen Select fans that offer modular options that help meet building code requirements for indoor air quality and moisture management.
Ductless cooling and heating technology provides individual temperature control, installation flexibility, energy efficiency and quiet operation that traditional central systems or window units cannot match.
Recent studies indicate that buildings with a high level of wood content have a positive physiological impact on the human nervous system.
As the Proud Green Home of St. Louis rises on the wooded lot, the homeowners are looking forward to the day their family can move in.
Heat recovery ventilators (HRV) and energy recovery ventilators (ERV) ensure equal amounts of stale and fresh air will be exchanged and optimal indoor air quality is achieved in the home. At the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance’s Excellence in Building...
Ventilation design is vital to ensure the proper amount of air changes in a home and ensure control of moisture and pollutants to improve indoor air quality.