Bless You! The Best Tips to Stop Spring Sneezes

Bless You! The Best Tips to Stop Spring Sneezes

Allergies affect as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children.

Smart Thermostats vs. Programmable Thermostats: Which Option is Right For You?

Smart Thermostats vs. Programmable Thermostats: Which Option is Right For You?

If you have a manual thermostat, it’s time to upgrade — especially if you’re concerned about your home energy usage.

Acquisition Expected to Boost Solar Installation in Hawaii

Acquisition Expected to Boost Solar Installation in Hawaii

This planned expansion will increase employment in this Hawaiian segment of the organization.

Canadian community earns platinum certification

Canadian community earns platinum certification

A mixed-use residential and commercial real estate development in Victoria, British Columbia, recently earned a major environmental recognition.

LEED Certified Neighborhood Opening In Phoenix

LEED Certified Neighborhood Opening In Phoenix

Nestled in the foothills of South Mountain, the region has retained the flavor of its rural roots while providing residents easy access to all that Phoenix has to offer.

How Can I Protect My Home Against The Elements?

How Can I Protect My Home Against The Elements?

A single additional layer of protective coating on your home’s exterior can have a profound effect on its ability to withstand the weather.

Do You Know Your Water Filter Basics?

Do You Know Your Water Filter Basics?

Water tends to pick up contaminants in the process of traveling from the clouds to your tap.

Precast concrete panels solidify new 'castle' apartments

Precast concrete panels solidify new 'castle' apartments

Castles dot the landscape across Europe. A new castle taking shape in Pennsylvania soon will be a symbol of sustainable building practices and home to 522 apartments. With more than 1.2 million square feet of space, Grand Castle is slated to open this spring.

Top Tips to Reduce Your Home's Heating and Cooling Costs

Top Tips to Reduce Your Home's Heating and Cooling Costs

A degree or two may not feel like much of a difference, but it's a change you'll definitely see on your energy bill.

Infographic: Case for conservation-friendly construction

Construction methods need to be more environmentally friendly. However, this isn't just a case of green energy and sustainable materials, plans must also account for the local ecosystem. The construction of both residential and commercial properties is encroaching further and further into the countryside.

6 Ways to Cut Your Water Bill in Half

6 Ways to Cut Your Water Bill in Half

Finding ways to actually help to cut down your water usage and monthly bills is harder than you’d think.

New App Pairs Nest and Smart Energy Monitor

New App Pairs Nest and Smart Energy Monitor

Insights can help save Smappee users up to 30% on their energy bills.

Federal Tax Credits Extended for Cool Metal Roofs in 2017

Federal Tax Credits Extended for Cool Metal Roofs in 2017

The tax credit includes ENERGY STAR qualified metal roofs and other types of certified cool roofs.

Study: Sealing ducts in conditioned space saves energy, reduces leakage

Study: Sealing ducts in conditioned space saves energy, reduces leakage

A new study indicates that leaks in ductwork in conditioned spaces can have a significant impact on energy savings. The study, conducted by Comfort Institute in combination with the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA), showed that the amount of conditioned...

Retrofitting a pathway to affordable housing

Aging properties are in desperate need of improvements, given that nearly 60 percent of multifamily buildings were built before 1980 and more than half of available rentals are at least 50 years old. Investing in retrofitting has the potential to...

Homeowners Encouraged to Start Planning for Metal Re-roofing Projects

Homeowners Encouraged to Start Planning for Metal Re-roofing Projects

No matter what the material, a new roof is a major investment, so homeowners will want to take the necessary steps now to ensure their home is protected.

Remodel Your Home to Make It Greener

Remodel Your Home to Make It Greener

There are several things that you can do to an existing home to conserve energy.

Mitsubishi expands Performance Builder Program

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.’s Cooling & Heating Division, a leading manufacturer of zoned comfort solutions and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems, has expanded its Performance Builder Program. Developed to help builders meet energy efficiency demands of buyers,...

Utility Adds Smart Neighborhood Projects to Enable the Smart Grid

Utility Adds Smart Neighborhood Projects to Enable the Smart Grid

The Alabama project features the Southeast's first community-scale microgrid.

LEED for Cities Grants Start with Six Communities

LEED for Cities Grants Start with Six Communities

LEED for Cities enables local governments to measure and track citywide performance by focusing on outcomes, rather than intent.

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