Complete Building Intelligence System

This diagram from PowerWise Systems shows the complete building intelligence system that allows homeowners to monitor circuit-level electricity, building environment conditions, a wide variety of flow, fluid level, water, and gas. Customers can also monitor performance of PV, wind power,...

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Sponsor: PowerWise Systems




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

While DC power operates many modern products in business applications, it powers far less 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




Secrets to Creating Your High Performance Home

More and more homebuyers are looking for homes that perform well, in addition to providing a comfortable, engaging place to live. And homebuilders are rising to meet the demand. Green builders are incorporating energy, water and resource efficiency, improved indoor air quality and sustainable and locally sourced products into their projects.

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Study: Green Homes Save Twice As Much Energy As Anticipated

Certified homes used up to 40% less electricity than non-certified homes, in some cases making Built Green homes twice as efficient as predicted.

Three things to remember about home automation

One thing that sticks out to me about building an eco-friendly home in 2017 is that from a technology standpoint, there’s never been a better time to build one. From appliances to lights to indoor comfort, nearly every facet of a home can be managed through a centralized control system connected to the internet.

First Net-Zero Condos Slated for Ithaca NY

Combining cutting edge green technology with a walkable location, a car-free or car-light lifestyle is easily attainable.

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.

Thermochromic Smart Windows Improve Circadian Rhythms

With no need for programming, wiring or additional installation, the patented nanotechnology transitions in real-time.


Home Innovation Issues First NGBS Green Certification Based on 2015 NGBS

As development of the 2018 version of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) recently commenced, Home Innovation today issued its first NGBS Green certification of a home to the 2015 version of the standard. The Atlanta-area single-family home of designer...

EEBA takes summit to new level

Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building

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.

Use Green Home Technology to Minimize Your Carbon Footprint

Innovative green home technology is making energy efficient and sustainable way of living more accessible than ever.

Lennar Launches Smart Home Designs with Amazon Alexa

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Home Design brings a standardized approach to new residential Wi-Fi network design to help ensure whole-home connectivity.

Harvard HouseZero Project Requires No HVAC or Daytime Electric Light

The renovation of the stick-built house will demonstrate how to transform this challenging building stock into a prototype of ultra-efficiency.

DOE: 3 Technologies that Will Make Your Home Smarter

The rise of internet-connected devices, from phones to thermostats, is changing the way we live, work, and commute.

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.

National Homebuilder Offers Apple HomeKit in New Homes

Using Apple's Siri interface or apps, homeowners easily control HomeKit-connected devices so that they work smarter.

Voice Control for Home Lighting Coming to Alexa (Video)

Sol gets its name from the circular shape and illumination of the sun.

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Installing energy-efficient lighting is one of the simplest ways homeowners can begin to create a green home. Learn more about low voltage indoor and outdoor lighting for the home.

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