ERVs tackle heat and humidity challenges
Energy recovery and heat recovery ventilators are taking their place in the high performance building tool kit to manage moisture and comfort in high performance buildings.
At the 2016 AHR Expo, Solveig Brandvold, sales manager and applications engineer for dpoint technologies, reviewed the growth of the ERV market and the company's role in that market.
dPoint Technologies Inc., based in Vancouver, develops and manufactures polymer membranes for enthalpy recovery systems.
The membrane is the centerpiece of systems that transfer both heat and humidity, thereby significantly increasing both the comfort and energy efficiency of buildings.
Read more about energy recovery ventilators.
Companies: Zehnder America
With no need for programming, wiring or additional installation, the patented nanotechnology transitions in real-time.
New home shoppers can now use augmented reality to visualize what their potential new home may look like on their land.
Technology offers a cost-effective alternative to site-built framing.
All of the homes will be capable of achieving the carbon-neutral standard promoted by the city of Austin for all new construction homes,
The Proud Green Home of Louisville uses whole-home water filtration to provide fresh water to every fixture and appliance.
Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems
For the past 100 years, the way your fridge preserved your food has been rooted in technology dating back to the mid-1800s, but that is about to change.
Induction cooktops have seized an additional 10 percent of electric cooktop market share since 2008.
As energy efficiency continues to improve, water conservation is becoming the next frontier in residential building.
Spending time with the family is the highlight of every holiday, but spending time in the kitchen can be a drag.
At the 2016 EEBA Conference and Expo, building science experts discussed the benefit of the incorporating green building techniques and outcomes into the IECC code, and the benefit of additional voluntary green building programs.
Some builders see high performance building as a differentiator in the market; others adopt a wait-and-see attitude.
Duct leakage in residential homes costs consumers $25 billion each year.
Regardless of whether a building has a tank or tankless water heater, the water in the lines between the water heater and the fixture loses heat