Hot Water on Demand

Hot Water on Demand

Water conservation is important for the environment, municipal water systems and household budgets. Turning on a faucet for hot water and waiting for it to heat up wastes 7,000 to 10,000 gallons of water a year for a typical household. This white paper takes a look at the benefits provided by an on-demand heat pump that supplies instant hot water.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ACT D'MAND Systems


The Future of Water Conservation

The Future of Water Conservation

Conserving water means using what is necessary and no more .Waiting for tap water to become hot is not only a waste of water but an inconvenience as well. However, there are products available that provide homeowners with hot water on demand. This white paper looks at some of the ways homeowners can conserve water and save money.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ACT D'MAND Systems


DC Power: Tomorrow's Energy Demands Will Require More Attention

DC Power: Tomorrow's Energy Demands Will Require More Attention

While DC power operates many modern products in business applications, it powers far fewer products for consumer use. However, some associations are developing standards that will lead to the rapid adoption of DC power distribution. This white paper takes a look at DC power and how some experts believe it is the answer for future energy needs.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor


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Home energy audits can spur major savings

Home energy audits can spur major savings

Professional or do-it-yourself options spotlight problems

Survey: green homes do not always cost more

Survey: green homes do not always cost more

Many buyers have come to expect standard features, and homes integrating specialty green features are becoming more mainstream.

Why are these green homes 96% better than other houses?

Why are these green homes 96% better than other houses?

Each home was tested by an independent third party energy rater to develop a HERS Index score.

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.

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.

Do Your Part to Tame the Water-Energy Nexus

Do Your Part to Tame the Water-Energy Nexus

Water is a critical part of our lifestyle. What we don’t really understand is the combination of water and energy usage.

Kohler Co. Announces Wind Power Investment

Kohler Co. Announces Wind Power Investment

The project will equal Kohler’s total U.S. and Canadian annual electrity demand.

Survey: Kitchen Updates Address Decluttering Obsessions

Survey: Kitchen Updates Address Decluttering Obsessions

The majority of homeowners prioritize storage over all other functions of their kitchen.

Report: Barriers are Falling for Community Scale Solar Power

Report: Barriers are Falling for Community Scale Solar Power

CSS can be the ‘killer app’ for cooperatives, supplying a cost-competitive, locally sourced, clean energy resource.

Phoenix Apartment Project Earns NGBS certification

Phoenix Apartment Project Earns NGBS certification

NGBS provides practices for the design, construction, and certification of green multifamily residential buildings.

Tesla Bringing Solar Panels and PowerWall to Home Depot

Tesla Bringing Solar Panels and PowerWall to Home Depot

Eventually, the Tesla products will be offered in more than 800 of Home Depot's 2,200 U.S. locations.

Nissan Launches Home Solar Solution for UK Market

Nissan Launches Home Solar Solution for UK Market

The new product includes a home energy management system that will allow users to control how and when they want to use their energy.

LG HVAC Expands Smart Home Connectivity

LG HVAC Expands Smart Home Connectivity

LG smart appliance owners can now have the Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa help them around the house with their connected LG appliances.

2018 Kitchen Updates Address Decluttering Obsessions

2018 Kitchen Updates Address Decluttering Obsessions

Countertops, in particular, are having a real moment today as homeowners focus on decluttering surfaces for a sleek and tidy kitchen post-renovation.

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