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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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How Nanoparticles are Differentiated from Other Heating Options

Nanoparticles, the microscopic particles having a very high surface area to volume ratio, will likely be your source to future heating comfort and efficiency.

Water Conservation: Proud Green Home of Louisville

Water is just as precious a resource as energy in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.

DC Versus AC – Challenges for DC Adaption

Photovoltaic (PV) panels and other onsite renewables generate DC, but these systems still incur losses. Grid-connected renewables require an inverter to convert their DC to AC for the grid, even though it is changed immediately back to DC for onsite use.

Energy Management: Proud Green Home of Louisville

One of the top goals of the Proud Green Home of Louisville was to create a highly energy efficient yet very livable home.

Homeowner Uses 24 Volt Radiant Heat System for Comfort and Savings

After studying electrical heat options and other radiant heat systems requiring maintenance, one homeowner decided to go with STEP Warmfloor.

Easy Installation of Efficient Radiant Heat in Existing Homes without Remodeling

Oftentimes, radiant heating systems are installed with new construction or when replacing carpeting and other flooring material, or during a remodeling project. The thin, 1.2 mm, STEP Warmfloor heating membrane that utilizes low voltage energy, can be cut and easily...

NAHB: Average Builder Uses 10 Different Green Products and Practices

Energy efficient windows ranked at the top of the list of green products commonly used by most builders.

Effective Radiant Heating with Solar Panels

In their infancy, solar panels and radiant heating systems were great concepts waiting for a marriage of the two. Their respective technologies were efficient enough but consumer costs were prohibitive. Today, demand for both has created vast efficiency improvements by...

Rocky Mountain Low: Colorado Passive House Battles Winter Temps

High in the Hogback Mountains of Colorado, a 1,200-square foot dwelling is said to be the first Passive House in Colorado.

Seattle Developer Completes 3 Net Zero Ready Homes

The builder’s goal is to build every home with the ability to produce the same amount of energy as it consumes.

A Look Back: Top 10 2016 Green Home Features

From an innovative use of waste products from door manufacturing to new applications for radiant heating, green home inspiration was a major theme for 2016.

STEP Warmfloor’s AC/DC Radiant Heating System Included in Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Italian-inspired, energy-efficient Proud Green Home of Louisville includes several energy efficient attributes included in its captivating Italian-inspired architecture by Clive Pohl of Lexington, Kentucky-based Pohl Rosa Pohl.

Prefab Homes and Small Homes Trends Combine in New Book

The latest book from author Sheri Koones explores the beauty, variety, design, and positive benefits of small-scale, prefab construction.

STEP Warmfloor Participates in First-of-Its-Kind Live Microgrid at Solar Power International Convention

North America’s largest solar conference and exhibition, Solar Power International (SPI), held September 12-15 in Las Vegas, exceeded the anticipated attendance of 15,000 with over 18,000 attendees visiting 650 exhibitors. Powered by the Solar Power Industries Association (SEIA), SPI’s growth...

AHR innovation awards announced

The annual competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo.

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