Family loves their high performance home remodel (photos)

Family loves their high performance home remodel (photos)

"The kitchen and breakfast nook are the epicenter of the house, and we spend lots of family time there.”

Green home building focus turning to water conservation

Green home building focus turning to water conservation

As kitchen and bath trends develop, plumbing fixtures and equipment evolve to deliver style while saving water.

Tips for clean cooking

Tips for clean cooking

Back in 2013, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory conducted groundbreaking research into kitchen pollution and how range hoods perform in removing pollutants.

California builders adapt to water conservation regulations

California builders adapt to water conservation regulations

Homebuilders in California are adapting to strict water conservation regulations to ensure homeowners and local water districts don't violate the rules.

Why touch your kitchen faucet when you don’t have to?

Why touch your kitchen faucet when you don’t have to?

You can stop wasting water and improve hygiene with hands-free technology for kitchen faucets.

EcoDrain High-Performance Shower Heat Exchanger

EcoDrain High-Performance Shower Heat Exchanger

The EcoDrain™ is a small, easy-to-install device with no moving parts. The key to saving you money is the heat-exchange channels. These flattened, sealed channels were developed to maximize the surface area of the heat transfer space and to create optimum flow turbulence in the outgoing waste water and incoming fresh water.

Energy Star range hoods

Energy Star range hoods

Hope you don't mind a little bragging, but Broan-Nutone pioneered Energy Star qualified range hoods. That means you can have effective kitchen ventilation that also saves energy.

Energy Star appliances offer style and energy savings

Energy Star appliances offer style and energy savings

Energy efficient appliances can help cut costs and deliver high performance in the home.

Energy Star rated dishwashers clean quietly

Energy Star rated dishwashers clean quietly

Research shows that noise is the top factor for consumers when choosing a dishwasher.

How to choose the right range hood

How to choose the right range hood

If you're in the market for a range hood, it can be confusing. There are so many different types and styles on the market. And every manufacturer makes claims about how it will perform. It's tough to sort through all the information.

Home on the range

Home on the range

The range in a home can be the source of a lot of moisture and odors in the home. A microwave over the range typically has a fan built in to the enclosure that draws air in.

6 natural remedies to mold and mildew

6 natural remedies to mold and mildew

Mold and mildew are among the most unpleasant problems that you might have to deal with at home.

What do you know about a healthy kitchen?

What do you know about a healthy kitchen?

For most homes, the kitchen is the center of activity. But it can also be the main source of indoor air pollutants, according to the Home Ventilating Institute.

Smart Ecovent solves HVAC problems in your home

Smart Ecovent solves HVAC problems in your home

Tired of hot and cold spots in your home, and wasting energy in rooms you're not using?

Proud Green Home of St Louis opens its doors

Proud Green Home of St Louis opens its doors

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis opened its doors, celebrating the completion of this high performance home.

Front control range fits in freestanding or slide-in applications

Front control range fits in freestanding or slide-in applications

For homeowners and building professionals looking for a new freestanding range to fit an existing cabinet installation, there's a new option for a front control range.

Is your home ready for the Internet of Things? The latest from 2015 CES

Is your home ready for the Internet of Things? The latest from 2015 CES

As smart home technology matures, more products are coming to market that put homeowners in control of lights, appliances and home comfort.

Intro to heat pump hot water systems

Intro to heat pump hot water systems

These pumps are able to extract energy from the surrounding air and transfer it to the water in the tank.

 Plumbing fixtures deliver water savings for Proud Green Home of St. Louis

Plumbing fixtures deliver water savings for Proud Green Home of St. Louis

One of the green certifications that the builders of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis plan to achieve is the EPA's WaterSense designation, and the plumbing fixtures are part of the water-saving strategy for the home.

Slate appliance finishes inspire Hurricane Sandy rebuild

Slate appliance finishes inspire Hurricane Sandy rebuild

Although weather damage from natural disasters is devastating to a home, there can be beautiful renovations that come as a result.

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