What & Why: Ductless Mini Split Heat Pumps

What & Why: Ductless Mini Split Heat Pumps

This document explains what ductless mini split heat pumps are and why you should be using one in your home.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: LG HVAC


DC Power: Tomorrow's Energy Demands Will Require More Attention

DC Power: Tomorrow's Energy Demands Will Require More Attention

While DC power operates many modern products in business applications, it powers far fewer products for consumer use. However, some associations are developing standards that will lead to the rapid adoption of DC power distribution. This white paper takes a look at DC power and how some experts believe it is the answer for future energy needs.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor


Battle the Elements with Resilient Homes Built with Insulated Concrete Forms

Battle the Elements with Resilient Homes Built with Insulated Concrete Forms

Insurance companies, state regulators and government agencies are providing significant insurance discounts for homes built to new, more resilient standards like the FORTIFIED Home standard. This white paper covers one popular approach to building a storm-resilient home — using insulated concrete forms (ICFs) for the wall assembly and foundation.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fox Blocks


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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.

What does your old toilet say about you?

What does your old toilet say about you?

Upgrading your toilet to a new 1.28-gallon model is one of the quickest ways to save water in your home.

Survey: Kitchen Updates Address Decluttering Obsessions

Survey: Kitchen Updates Address Decluttering Obsessions

The majority of homeowners prioritize storage over all other functions of their kitchen.

2018 Kitchen Updates Address Decluttering Obsessions

2018 Kitchen Updates Address Decluttering Obsessions

Countertops, in particular, are having a real moment today as homeowners focus on decluttering surfaces for a sleek and tidy kitchen post-renovation.

LG Launches Appliance Division for Builders

LG Launches Appliance Division for Builders

The division will provide appliances for every type of home, including different styles, functions, budget, and life-stage.

Bar Carts, All-White Kitchens and Succulents Expected to Go Out of Style in 2018

Bar Carts, All-White Kitchens and Succulents Expected to Go Out of Style in 2018

Expect to see more color in kitchens next year, especially for homeowners planning to sell.

Advice for Making Your Home Smarter | Video

Advice for Making Your Home Smarter | Video

Automating a home comfort system offers a great way for homeowners to save on their monthly energy bill.

Minimize A Home's Carbon Footprint with Recycled Wood Doors

Minimize A Home's Carbon Footprint with Recycled Wood Doors

In 2007, 1.3 million tons of wood were reclaimed and repurposed for other uses.

Luxury Apartments Use Smart Technology for Total Control

Luxury Apartments Use Smart Technology for Total Control

The technology provides a higher level of service and comfort to residents, and all of this is done through a single app.

Nationwide Tap Water Report Details Pollutants in Virtually All U.S. Public Water Systems

Nationwide Tap Water Report Details Pollutants in Virtually All U.S. Public Water Systems

The disturbing truth is that, all too often, a glass of tap water also comes with a dose of industrial and agricultural contaminants.

Concerns About Drinking Water Rising Along with Temperatures

Concerns About Drinking Water Rising Along with Temperatures

Summer months mean rising temperatures and more outdoor activities, making it even more important to ensure members of your family are properly hydrated.

Behind Closed Doors: Survey Takes A Fresh Look At What Your Fridge Says About You

Behind Closed Doors: Survey Takes A Fresh Look At What Your Fridge Says About You

One in four U.S. consumers hide junk food in the back.

Are These the Best Home Automation Devices & Apps?

Are These the Best Home Automation Devices & Apps?

The way we live at home is changing and the modern home is very much focussed on convenience.

Remodeling Survey: Hawaii Leads Nation in Home Renovation Plans

Remodeling Survey: Hawaii Leads Nation in Home Renovation Plans

The GetHearth.com Home Renovation Survey recently ranked the U.S. states with the most home renovations planned for the upcoming year.

New Jersey High Rise Powered with Smart Controls

New Jersey High Rise Powered with Smart Controls

Real estate developers are doing everything they can to differentiate their apartment buildings as fashionable living centers for people of all ages.

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