How Heating a Home Affects Your Health

This white paper identifies the health issues associated with poor indoor air quality and identifies an alternative heating approach that creates a healthier indoor environment.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor




Allergies and Your Home Heating System

For a homeowner with allergies, being in a home with a forced air heating system can be among the worst places to be. This white paper identifies some ways for homeowners to reduce airborne allergens and improve indoor air quality.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor




Radiant Heat: What Is Radiant Heat and What Are Its Advantages?

Most of us have lived with forced air heating systems. These systems heat air within the furnace as its blower forces the heated air throughout the house via ducts. Radiant heat, however, is a completely different, more efficient, method of heating a home.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor


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Nest Smart Thermostat Prepared for the Solar Eclipse

The upcoming eclipse represents an opportunity for a special energy rush hour.

Solar Power International Annual Convention Returns to Las Vegas

Over 18,000 attendees are expected to attend Solar Power International at Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas for the four day event September 10-13.

Past Predictions and Today’s Practices

Fifty years ago radiant heating might have sounded like science fiction. Today there’s a saying about concrete and underfloor heating systems that goes, “friends don’t let friends pour concrete without PEX in it”.

You Could Be Wasting Money Cooling an Empty Home

The best way for consumers to control their electric bills, and help the environment, is to reduce consumption.

Comparative Analysis of Current State-of-the-Art Heating

Comparing self-regulating radiant heating to traditional forced-air and renewable energy systems reveals impressive energy savings and performance using the radiant system.

Substantiated Success Backs Self-Regulating Radiant Heating System

Electro Plastics, Inc. (EPI) (dba STEP Warmfloor) inventor of the only low-voltage, flat, homogeneous self-regulating Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) heater in the world, has many years of proven success.

Google Spin Off Launches Geothermal Startup

There is a macro shift in the economy towards businesses that can align the self interest with the broader interest.

Proud Green Home of Louisville Dazzles Local Media

In two months of spring and summer the home produced as much energy as it used.

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.

Self-Regulating Radiant Heating System’s Innovation Demonstrated

Due to the self-regulating properties of the STEP system, the molecular structure of the heating elements only allow the consumption of energy that is needed to maintain the heat at a given location.

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.

Minnesota Net Zero Home Relies on Geothermal for Comfortable Living (Video)

Because the goals for the house focused on reducing electrical usage, the Hansons call the project "Ohm Sweet Ohm."

Homeowners Are Making The Grade When It Comes To Energy Efficiency

While homeowners show that they are willing to take steps to conserve energy, they are not likely to sacrifice their comfort over savings

Invention of Self-Regulating, Low-Voltage Radiant Heating is Just the Beginning

Electro Plastics, Inc. (EPI) (dba STEP Warmfloor) invented the only low-voltage, flat, homogeneous self-regulating Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) heater in the world, but that is just the beginning: it still needs a stronger government and industry recognition.

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STEP Warmfloor® residential floor heating systems are designed to provide even and comfortable warmth in a home. With an emphasis on safety and efficiency, STEP Warmfloor® is the ultimate solution for floor warming or complete heating.


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