GE launches 80 gallon hybrid GeoSpring water heater

GE launches 80 gallon hybrid GeoSpring water heater

With new energy efficiency requirements looming, GE has announced an 80-gallon Energy Star ENERGY STAR-qualified GeoSpring hybrid electric heat pump water heaters.

Capture wasted heat that flows down the drain

Capture wasted heat that flows down the drain

When hot water goes down the drain, the invisible cost of heating the water uses more water than the wasted water.

You're showering wrong if you don't have one of these

You're showering wrong if you don't have one of these

Every shower wastes about 90 percent of the energy from the hot water that flows down the drain.

TOTO launches app to calculate returns on green product investments

TOTO launches app to calculate returns on green product investments

A new app from TOTO provides consumers and professionals with the ability to calculate their green product purchases' return on investment and return on environment in a matter of minutes.

 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.

Radiant floor heating heats up home comfort

Radiant floor heating heats up home comfort

Radiant floor heating is becoming more popular as homeowners and builders look for energy efficient heating options that also deliver good indoor air quality.

Greenbuild interview - EcoDrain

Greenbuild interview - EcoDrain

An interview with David Velan of EcoDrain™ at Greenbuild in Philadelphia. 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...

ACT D’MAND Kontrols – Greenbuild interview

ACT D’MAND Kontrols – Greenbuild interview

An interview with Larry Acker of ACT D'MAND Kontrol Systems about the electronic pump system he developed to help homeowners solve the problem of waiting for hot water. When you turn on the tap and wait for hot water for...

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...

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...

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