Ty Pennington: What's the behind the walls of your green home?
It's what's on the inside that usually counts the most, and green homes are no exception.
At the 2015 International Builders' Show, TV's Ty Pennington discussed the importance of making a home green from the inside out. That approach will provide the best comfort, performance and quality of life for those who live there.
Pennington discussed some of the advantages of spray foam insulation from Lapolla, and the role it can play in a high performance home.
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Each home in the Latitude project was designed to provide a low-maintenance, energy-efficient lifestyle.
One of the key energy-efficiency strategies for the Proud Green Home of Louisville is the use of geothermal heating and cooling.
Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC
The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
Self-cleaning technology, automation remove contaminants, extend life of HVAC units
Lux's Kono technology automatically adjusts for optimal comfort, savings
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
All unit components designed to be removed in less than 10 minutes
Aesthetics only part of appeal of Johnson Controls' newest product
Solution design focuses on positive up-front, back-end financial impact
Samsung anticipates technology to be game-changer
Technology gives HVAC units 'mind of its own'
Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten
The system provides 100 percent heating capacity down to -5 degrees Fahrenheit, for customers in the colder climates of North America.
Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.