For the first time, U.S. homeowners can control GE window air conditioners with their iPhones and iPads. The units now include technology that makes them compatible with Apple HomeKit. Delivering 8,000 to 12,000 BTUs to cool medium- to large-sized rooms, the units are the first HomeKit-compatible air conditioners available for the U.S.
New standards for water heaters will force changes on homeowners, builders and plumbing contractors while saving tons of carbon dioxide emissions and energy at the same time.
Now it's easier to be productive with your phone and home appliances as well as crushing candies.
Although weather damage from natural disasters is devastating to a home, there can be beautiful renovations that come as a result.
Electrolux will acquire the GE Appliances business for $3.3 billion in a transaction that will see the GE Appliances brand continue in the marketplace.
For the first time, water treatment devices have been certified for effectiveness in reducing trace levels of contaminants in drinking water.
Five kitchen designs submitted by individuals from four countries were selected by a panel of judges in the FirstBuild Micro-Kitchen Challenge to create a fully functioning kitchen design in a small footprint.
Until now, customization and speed to market presented challenges for mass appliance manufacturers like GE Appliances, the parent company of FirstBuild
In April 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will put into effect a new energy efficiency standard for residential water heaters that will require all water heaters to be more efficient.
From window shades to water sprinklers, the Wink home automation platform expanded the set of connected devices to almost 60 products available through The Home Depot
As the trend of smaller living spaces has taken hold, full-size appliances just don't fit in. GE plans to build a line of micro kitchen appliances, offering a full suite of small gizmos suitable for small homes.
A 148-home central Florida development may be the sign that net-zero living has gone mainstream.
The next big thing in home appliances could come from someone just like you.
A home in Houston will stay cool through the hottest months of summer without paying a dime for electricity. That's the goal for a new 4,500 square-foot home that will offer energy self-sufficiency without sacrifice. The home -- dubbed SmartLux...
Water heating is the 2nd largest energy user in the home. Find out how to save $$
Home remodeling and improvement projects increase home value and are well worth the effort as many recoup more than 50 percent of their cost upon project completion. And for the first time since 2007, home remodeling costs are trending in a positive direction for homeowners.
Appliances are some of the biggest users of water and energy in your home, and a new appliance can help get the job done while using fewer resources. Wash fewer loads. New high-efficiency top load washers typically have larger capacity than front-loaders, which means you can tackle more laundry in fewer loads. Say goodbye to stains.
Most home automation systems control central heating and air, but a new Wi-Fi-connected window air conditioner gives you control from a smartphone. GE and Quirky teamed up to create the Aros, an app-enabled window unit that provides 8,000 BTUs of...
Green home remodel combines style and efficiency in competitive market.
Smart homes and appliances are freeing homeowners from some of the drudgery of daily chores. GE's new wall ovens feature Wi-Fi connectivity and control through a smart phone app that lets you get out of the kitchen and still stay...