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...
Larry Ackers pump distributes hot water on demand. Its called the ACT DMAND Kontrol System, a sustainable product that saves thousands of gallons of water per year per household, and is a pleasure to use.
Clean air strategies started at the foundation of the home.
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 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...
Some simple techniques provide hot water faster and at less cost.
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...
This high-performance home was built to be cost competitive with traditional building methods but meet tough certification standards.
Waiting for hot water can waste a lot of resources and cost a lot of money.
Having hot water on demand is a true convenience. Just turn on the faucet and theres the hot water. No more waiting around for the 50-degree water to go down the drain while it heats up to 120.
From Tudor to transitional, a green home can take any shape to fulfill the owner's vision.
A new GreenPoint Rated remodel helps a young family enjoy connectedness and privacy in a modestly sized city home.
A new system solves the problem of air infiltration that plagues many log homes.
Lighting upgrades will make your kitchen look new again and save on utility costs.
Neil Kelly Cabinets launches line designed with indoor air quality in mind.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, interviews Nicola Bertazzoni, Bertazzoni vice president of sales and sixth generation family executive, at KBIS.