ACT D’MAND Kontrols Systems, a California-based manufacturer of their patented recirculating water pump for residential homes designed to reduce up to 10,000 gallons of water per year per home, saves much more than water according to the US Department of...
Every family should have a kitchen that is not only functional but beautiful and filled with warmth.
With the cold temperatures of winter descending upon most areas of the United States, there is a desire to keep as much heat as possible in the home. Ventilation systems can sometimes make it difficult to retain the heat in the home.
When factoring environmental risks into home purchasing and home building, protecting the building envelope is a top priority. Keeping what’s inside safe is integral.
If the Holy Grail of furnace manufacturers is to wring every last BTU of heat out of the fuel that feeds the products they make, they are pretty close.
Do you know why it's important to use the range hood if you have one, and why it's important to have one that's properly sized and installed?
Admittedly, 2015 wasn’t too shabby. In fact, it was quite the opposite — 2015 saw an enormous boost of structure, at least where sustainable building is concerned.
Resiliency shows up in the spirit of a community when misfortune, or even disaster, strikes.
There are many green building guidelines, programs, standards and certifications available in the US and Canada. The best green building approaches cover many elements of the building such as energy efficiency, water efficiency, resource efficiency, responsible site management and improved indoor air quality.
After a long, hot shower, it's no surprise to step out into a steamy bathroom and see a mirror clouded with condensation. But that foggy bathroom mirror is a sign of a bigger issue: poor indoor air quality due to an old or outdated ventilation fan.
Dairy farmers want a disinfection alternative that is readily available, low-maintenance, effective, and safe for cows.
The recent Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Washington, DC revealed dramatic growth in interest and awareness of sustainable initiatives relating to residential water and energy use.
After extensive research, a client selected a radiant heating system to replace their inefficient space heating system in their ski resort condo.
When choosing new replacement windows or doors, it is important to remember a few things: style, scale, shape and size. Please keep in mind that certain cities or neighborhoods may place restrictions on the types of replacement products you may use on your home.
Choosing the best cooking oil can make your cooking efforts shine. The oil should be neutral, not imparting any flavor or smell.
High and low levels of relative humidity within the home can have adverse effects for the occupants as well as the dwelling itself. Hygiene, health, retention of value, aesthetics and comfort are all areas which can be affected by a failure to maintain an optimal level of relative humidity.
You can limit a home’s environmental impact by using green building materials, which helps to reduce the home’s carbon footprint.
Designed to provide hot water within 5 seconds with the push of a LED lighted button, Structured Plumbing® saves tremendous amounts of water by rerouting ambient water and replacing it with “fresh” hot water within seconds.
If humidity levels are too low, household objects from wood furniture to artwork can be damaged over time as moisture is pulled from wood, paper and other porous materials.
Electro Plastics, Inc., dba STEP Warmfloor®, a US manufacturer of electric radiant underfloor heating, roof de-icing and snow melt systems headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri received a prestigious 2015 Greenbuild Choice Honoree Award at the annual Greenbuild International Conference &...