Trey Hoffman
Trey Hoffman, global product manager at Rinnai America Corporation, helps deliver new products and components that enhance people’s quality of life. Hoffman, who coordinates global initiatives among Rinnai’s subsidiaries, has more than a decade of experience in product management and business strategy development and speaks fluent Japanese. wwwView Trey Hoffman's profile on LinkedIn

Breaking down rating systems

Breaking down rating systems

With so many rating systems available to help ensure a home’s greenness, it can be hard to keep them all straight. Here’s a quick guide of common rating systems used for homes and water-heating systems: Energy Factor (EF) – A...

Water heaters: the right fit is the best fit

Water heaters: the right fit is the best fit

Not every household’s hot water needs are the same.

Sustainable home upgrades

Sustainable home upgrades

Beyond the daily choices people make to live more efficiently, home upgrades can often make the biggest impact on the home’s sustainability. While these upgrades require some planning and resources up front, the results lead to lower utility costs, higher...

Case study: New England home significantly reduces utility costs and carbon footprint

Case study: New England home significantly reduces utility costs and carbon footprint

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), 29 percent of a home’s energy usage goes toward heating and 14 percent goes toward heating water.

Heating Water: A Tankless Job

Heating Water: A Tankless Job

Water Heaters are the Second-Largest Energy User in Homes Water heaters account for more than 14 percent of national residential energy consumption, and while most building professionals and consumers are familiar with traditional tank-style water heaters, which continuously heat and...

Eco-enhancing the luxury spa

Eco-enhancing the luxury spa

Turning a bathroom into a luxurious spa—one of today’s hottest design trends—can be attainable for the eco-conscious. Better yet, being eco-conscious when remodeling can also be good for your budget.

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