Thoughts on humidity

Thoughts on humidity

Even in the best of relationships, the temperature in the home can be a source of great contention. One partner wants it warmer, and the other wants it colder. Very few times, however, do you hear anyone complain about humidity....

Cooking with gas? Make sure your home has fresh air

Cooking with gas? Make sure your home has fresh air

Kitchen ranges that use natural gas are very popular, especially with foodies who like to replicate the restaurant experience. But that little blue flame under the pan could be causing a big problem if your kitchen isn’t ventilated properly.

 Solar power home tour highlights real world savings

Solar power home tour highlights real world savings

Visitors to a home with a live solar electric system saw real utility bills and the ease of making electricity at home. At its fourth solar open house Baker Electric Solar, a Southern California solar company specializing in San Diego...

Think about kitchen make up air in your green home

Think about kitchen make up air in your green home

One key aspect of a high performance is a tight building envelope. That means it’s sealed against air leakage and well insulated. That’s great for energy efficiency and home comfort. But it also presents a challenge for ventilation.

Ideal products for smaller spaces

Ideal products for smaller spaces

Regardless of a home's footprint, most homeowners at some time or another could use more room. From storage and shelving to more room for entertaining, the reasons for needing more space are endless.

Water regulations

Water regulations

Nature provides water, which makes it a natural resource. This doesn’t mean there is a limitless supply of water, nor does it mean water is naturally 100 percent safe. Enter the lawmakers, to ensure the safety and cleanliness of water for public consumption.

Water conservation stats

Water conservation stats

Sierra Vista, Ariz., is no stranger to water conservation, as the Copper State is not known for having plentiful rainfall. In 2011 the Cochise Water Project was formed, a nonprofit organization whose goals is to reduce the amount of water being drawn from the aquifer in Sierra Vista.

Water absorbs more heat per weight than almost any other material on Earth

Water absorbs more heat per weight than almost any other material on Earth

Ordinary water has extraordinary properties. It can absorb more heat per weight than almost any other material on earth. Put another way, it takes a lot of energy to increase the temperature of water, and as water decreases in temperature, it gives off a lot of energy.

Nate Berkus guides kitchen appliance development

Nate Berkus guides kitchen appliance development

Make your kitchen special with timeless design.

The value of water

The value of water

Most community water systems in the United States rely on groundwater aquifers for public water supplies. One of the exceptions is Kentucky, with almost 80 percent of community water systems using surface sources of water.

5 energy-saving household appliances

5 energy-saving household appliances

Saving energy from everyday household appliances is no more just a personal concern corresponding to expense but as we are aware already, this has far reaching implications on environment, nature and sources of energy. Because of the rising concern for...

Water and the construction industry

Water and the construction industry

Architects and builders are becoming more environmentally conscious, as are homeowners, for the betterment of the community at large. Protecting the earth’s natural resources, including wood and water, were overlooked for centuries because they were in such abundant supply no one ever thought twice about using them.

Latest green tech ready for every room in your home (infographic)

Latest green tech ready for every room in your home (infographic)

Forget the flying cars, take off in the home of tomorrow today!

New appliance technology saves energy and water in the kitchen (video)

New appliance technology saves energy and water in the kitchen (video)

Cook faster, save water and make kitchen chores more fun.

IBS: Electrolux offers homeowners high efficiency stove and dishwasher

IBS: Electrolux offers homeowners high efficiency stove and dishwasher

Electrolux is the only appliance manufacturer that has a professional and consumer division. Electrolux has used their expertise and research in the professional division to deliver high efficiency appliances to homeowners. This video features an Electrolux range that uses induction...

Save water with low flow bathroom and kitchen fixtures (video)

Save water with low flow bathroom and kitchen fixtures (video)

Whether you're remodeling or building a new home, look for low-flow plumbing fixtures.

Arizona homeowners fight drought conditions with demand-controlled pumps

Arizona homeowners fight drought conditions with demand-controlled pumps

Homeowers can have hot water faster and for less money with a simple pump.

Pay-as-you-go model for household water?

Pay-as-you-go model for household water?

Imagine if the gas pump did not show the gallons and dollars being pumped in real time, but only the final totals. Or if the scoreboard at a basketball game didn’t keep up with baskets and free throws in real...

IBS: ACT D'MAND KONTROLS® System saves water by providing homeowners with instant hot water

IBS: ACT D'MAND KONTROLS® System saves water by providing homeowners with instant hot water

ProudGreenHome.com interviews Larry Acker, CEO of ACT Inc. D'MAND KONTROLS® Systems. Larry talks to us about the immediate need for change when it comes to water usage. Running water fixtures until they are hot wastes water and energy (i.e. increases...

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