Advanced Conservation Technology (ACT), Inc. is the environmental leader in conservation products specializing in water and energy. An ACT D'MAND Kontrols® System can greatly reduce the wait time for hot water and the water wasted down the drain.Visit company showcase »
You can hardly miss the news of the expanding effects of the drought in California and other areas in the Southwest. All businesses and homeowners in the region are affected.
Structured Plumbing® is a state-of-the-art plumbing design specifically for hot water lines in new home construction. It is designed to provide hot water within 5 seconds with the push of a LED lighted button.
The next generation of building professionals toured a new high performance home to learn about technology and design.
Find out why a heat pump water heater will be part of the Proud Green Home of Cincinnati.
With record droughts in some parts of the country, water conservation now receives as much focus as energy savings.
Because the Proud Green Home of Cincinnati will be built to Passive House standards, the heating and cooling demand will be minimal.
The water shortage is real in most areas of the United States. Another shortage affecting most of us is money.
ACT D’MAND Kontrol System, a recirculating, water-saving system for residential homes, won top honors in innovation and new product solutions by the Pacific Coast Builder’s Conference (PCBC), the largest homebuilding tradeshow representing the West Coast Region it was announced. The...
What was once a “cause” for impassioned environmentalists, water conservation is now deemed a common sense requirement for anyone with a brain. Individual efforts of homeowners and businesses, while seemingly small, quickly accumulate saving millions of gallons of precious water.
Having lived in Southern California almost 60 years, Larry Acker has experienced a lot with regard to water. Larry, CEO of ACT Inc. D'MAND Kontrol® Systems, shares his thoughts on the current water shortage in California and offers a way to reduce wasted water in every American home.
At the 2015 PCBC, the largest homebuilding trade show representing the west coast region 18 products were named to the Parade of Products Awards.
Last October, California communities were on and off a list of “critical water systems” that, according to state officials, could run completely dry in 60 days.
Thanks to some December rain, outdoor water use, a major contributor to water consumption in California, residents used 22 percent less water in December 2014 than the previous December.
With the phase out of larger incandescent bulbs, homeowners and builders are turning to LED lighting for energy-efficient alternatives.
A two-decade old desalination plant in Santa Barbara, California may be considered as a last resort to address the ongoing drought conditions impacting the region.
As part of the building strategy to a tight building envelope, high performance windows play a key role in the Proud Green Home of St. Louis.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis opened its doors, celebrating the completion of this high performance home.
Geothermal heating using a ground source heat pump is considered one of the most energy-efficient ways to heat and cool a home.
A durable home starts from the bottom up, and engineered wood flooring panels help create a home that can weather the perils of construction. Fortunately, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis was in the framing stages during the summer months so it didn't have to suffer through winter.
When building a high-performance home, like the Proud Green Home St. Louis project, an important decisions our team had to make was how to construct the insulation package.