Spring is Near: Is Your Swimming Pool Heater Hot to Trot?

Spring is Near: Is Your Swimming Pool Heater Hot to Trot?

It won’t be long before your swimming pool is your oasis from the day’s hectic pace.  Do you remember having problems with your pool’s hot water heater last year?  Now is the time to address them.

Green Gab Podcast | Helping Builders Build Green Homes

Green Gab Podcast | Helping Builders Build Green Homes

Gabbing with Michelle Foster of Home Innovation Research Labs, the VP of Innovation Services. Michelle speaks a lot with the housing financial industry to help them see the impact of an NGBS (National Green Building Standard) green certified home or project.

EPA honors LG Electronics as Energy Star Partner of the Year

EPA honors LG Electronics as Energy Star Partner of the Year

LG was first recognized as ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2012.

Radiant Heat Comfort on Boats

Radiant Heat Comfort on Boats

Personal and commercial boats including charter fishing, tug boats, ferries and law enforcement boats can easily gain the comfort of radiant heat.

5 Secrets To Choosing The Best Windows For Your Home

5 Secrets To Choosing The Best Windows For Your Home

The overwhelming majority of windows and doors manufactured have an NFRC label.

Video | Oceanside luxury home uses composite roofing to battle corrosion

Video | Oceanside luxury home uses composite roofing to battle corrosion

Outside of the ocean view, the roof could be the next most valuable item a buyer considers on this home.

Great Green Home | The Elizabeth Plan by Garbett Construction

Great Green Home | The Elizabeth Plan by Garbett Construction

Garbett Construction built this 5,211-square-foot production home in Salt Lake, Utah to the high performance criteria of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program.

Video | Vulnerable families will love a new 3D printed 'home safe home'

Video | Vulnerable families will love a new 3D printed 'home safe home'

The 3D-printed home serves as a proof-of-concept for sustainable homebuilding that will allow for safer, more affordable homes for more families, faster than ever.

Electric Radiant Heat Addresses Norway’s Guidelines for Indoor Environment, Air Temperature

Electric Radiant Heat Addresses Norway’s Guidelines for Indoor Environment, Air Temperature

With people indoors 90 percent of the time, the Norwegian Regional Board of Health and the Department of Employment created guidelines for the country’s indoor business environment.  With the employer responsible for indoor air quality, measures were taken to improve conditions for employees.

Video | What it's really like living in a smart home

Video | What it's really like living in a smart home

A new home line from Pardee Homes builds in smart technology to make living easier.

What does your old toilet say about you?

What does your old toilet say about you?

Upgrading your toilet to a new 1.28-gallon model is one of the quickest ways to save water in your home.

Tiny Home Cabin Concept Inspired by the Latvian Coast

Tiny Home Cabin Concept Inspired by the Latvian Coast

Stretched up like a vertical lantern toward the sky, the cabin becomes a recognizable symbol.

Video | Passive House Documentary ‘Superhouse’ Now on Amazon Prime

Video | Passive House Documentary ‘Superhouse’ Now on Amazon Prime

The documentary from Together Magic Films explores the Passive House movement, a new development in home building technology, and how it can help address problems of climate change and the future of our planet.

Home Resale Value and Tankless Water Heaters

Home Resale Value and Tankless Water Heaters

Kitchens and bathrooms are among the most influential areas of a home on the market. State-of-the-art lighting, radiant-heated floors, new appliances and bath fixtures are among the things buyers look closely at when considering a purchase.

Green Gab Podcast | Sustainability… for Men

Green Gab Podcast | Sustainability… for Men

Gabbing about sustainability today. Sustainability, and its cousin – green – are two words that have many meanings and are often misunderstood.

Massachusetts Home Switches to Solar Power to Lower Heat Bills

Massachusetts Home Switches to Solar Power to Lower Heat Bills

The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.

Geothermal Community Builds 200th Home

Geothermal Community Builds 200th Home

Geothermal heating and cooling eliminates the need for outdoor air conditioning units and reduces noise while allowing for more space for residents to enjoy the outdoors

Buyers Paying More for High Performance Homes in North Carolina

Buyers Paying More for High Performance Homes in North Carolina

Builders and homeowners receive a net positive financial return on the sometimes added up-front costs of energy efficient, green or high-performance features.

Comfort and Well-being with Electric Radiant Heat

Comfort and Well-being with Electric Radiant Heat

Electric radiant heat is kept where it is needed – at the floor.  You notice this when your feet sense its comfort, making you feel warm even at a lower temperature setting.  Conversely, step on a cold floor and you immediately feel cold throughout your body.

Great Green Home | The Aspen by Charis Homes

Great Green Home | The Aspen by Charis Homes

Charis Homes built this 4,734-square-foot custom home in North Canton, Ohio, to the high performance criteria of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program.

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