GE unveils Home 2025 vision

GE unveils Home 2025 vision

GE has imagined the technological enhancements that will change the way we live and how our homes will look a dozen years from now, after studying trends in advances in food science, demographic shifts, ecological issues, healthcare services, water scarcity...

Designed for today, dedicated to the future

Designed for today, dedicated to the future

Larry Acker’s pump distributes hot water on demand. It’s called the ACT D’MAND Kontrol System, a sustainable product that saves thousands of gallons of water per year per household, and is a pleasure to use.

Indoor air quality strategies pay off for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (video)

Indoor air quality strategies pay off for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (video)

Clean air strategies started at the foundation of the home.

Formaldehyde-free furnishings in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Formaldehyde-free furnishings in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Low-VOC products and finishes are an important part of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. Builder Luis Imery explains some of the products and building science that went into ensuring a high level of indoor air quality, including using low-VOC and formaldehyde-free products. Read more about the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.

Use Energy Efficient Appliances to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Use Energy Efficient Appliances to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Use Energy Efficient Appliances to Reduce CO2 EmissionsEnergy efficient appliances use less energy to produce the same effect; fridges and freezers use less electricity to keep food cool, cookers use less gas or electricity to cook food. The EU Energy...

Proud Green Home at Serenbe employs water-saving design (video)

Proud Green Home at Serenbe employs water-saving design (video)

Some simple techniques provide hot water faster and at less cost.

Manifold plumbing at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Manifold plumbing at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Designed to be resource efficient, the Proud Green Home at Serenbe was built with a manifold plumbing system rather than a traditional branch line layout. Here Builder Luis Imery explains the advantages of the manifold plumbing system for resource efficiency...

Affordable net zero home honored for innovative design approach

Affordable net zero home honored for innovative design approach

This high-performance home was built to be cost competitive with traditional building methods but meet tough certification standards.

Want to save water and energy? Meet the pump that can

Waiting for hot water can waste a lot of resources and cost a lot of money.

Saving Water is Also Convenient

Saving Water is Also Convenient

Having hot water on demand is a true convenience. Just turn on the faucet and there’s the hot water. No more waiting around for the 50-degree water to go down the drain while it heats up to 120.

Comfortable green homes defy architectural stereotypes for high-performance housing (photos)

Comfortable green homes defy architectural stereotypes for high-performance housing (photos)

From Tudor to transitional, a green home can take any shape to fulfill the owner's vision.

Edwardian home gets a green makeover for a busy family

Edwardian home gets a green makeover for a busy family

A new GreenPoint Rated remodel helps a young family enjoy connectedness and privacy in a modestly sized city home.

Log homes blend sustainably grown timber and hi-tech solutions

Log homes blend sustainably grown timber and hi-tech solutions

A new system solves the problem of air infiltration that plagues many log homes.

Give your kitchen an energy-efficient lighting makeover

Give your kitchen an energy-efficient lighting makeover

Lighting upgrades will make your kitchen look new again and save on utility costs.

Eco-friendly cabinet line first to use Declare label

Eco-friendly cabinet line first to use Declare label

Neil Kelly Cabinets launches line designed with indoor air quality in mind.

New appliance finishes replacing stainless steel (Slideshow)

New appliance finishes replacing stainless steel (Slideshow)

GE and Whirlpool are among the appliance manufacturers creating new finishes as research shows that many homeowners are looking for something other than stainless steel.

5 ways to make your kitchen more green and eco-friendly

5 ways to make your kitchen more green and eco-friendly

Nowadays, creating a more eco-friendly home is a priority for many homeowners who are more focused than ever before on their health and the environment. So what ways can you make your household more environmentally friendly? Here are 5 ways...

KBIS: Wilsonart laminate

KBIS: Wilsonart laminate

Find out more about Wilsonart laminate and the company's sustainability practices as Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, talks to Kris Manos, president of Wilsonart, Americas, at KBIS.

KBIS: Formica laminate

KBIS: Formica laminate

Find out the latest on Formica laminate, including the company's new Ideal Edge. Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, interviews Mitch Quint, president of Formica, North America, at KBIS.

KBIS: Bertazzoni appliances

KBIS: Bertazzoni appliances

Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, interviews Nicola Bertazzoni, Bertazzoni vice president of sales and sixth generation family executive, at KBIS.

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