Demand for “Thermal Comfort” Grows: Solutions Constantly Expanding, Improving

Demand for “Thermal Comfort” Grows: Solutions Constantly Expanding, Improving

Several factors are contributing to the demand for better thermal comfort around the world:  perceptions/attitudes toward climate change, adoption of numerous energy-efficient codes and technologies at varying measures across the globe, and population expansion to name a few.

Make Your Dumb Air Conditioner Smarter

Make Your Dumb Air Conditioner Smarter

What happens when you are one of the millions of people that have a stand-alone room air conditioner or heating unit that isn't controlled by a central thermostat system?

Annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo: Its Net Zero Zone a Highlighted Annual Focus

Annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo: Its Net Zero Zone a Highlighted Annual Focus

Exhibiting their exclusive radiant heating system, Electro Plastics, Inc. /STEP Warmfloor, is the inventor and manufacturer of the only low-voltage, flat, homogeneous self-regulating Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) heater in the world.

New Variable Speed Geothermal Heat Pump Can Do It All

New Variable Speed Geothermal Heat Pump Can Do It All

Similar to cruise control in a car, the variable-speed water-to-water accelerates and decelerates continuously.

Record Crowds at Solar Power International and Energy Storage International Expo

Record Crowds at Solar Power International and Energy Storage International Expo

Over 20,000 attendees saw the latest solar power and energy storage innovations displayed by 700+ exhibitors at the annual Solar Power International (SPI) Expo September 10-13 in Las Vegas. The event, sponsored by SPI and Energy Storage International (ESI), attributed...

Nest Smart Thermostat Prepared for the Solar Eclipse

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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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