A cooktop can expand to the entire countertop with a new induction surface.
Boatbuilder and architect crafts unique wooden net-zero home.
Sustainable design is the big trend for residential landscapes, according to the 2016 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey.
The latest Proud Green Home will rise in Louisville as part of the sustainable Norton Commons community.
One of the marks against heat pumps in the past was the loss of efficiency at lower temperatures.
Choosing the right ERV or HRV for a building project doesn't have to be complicated.
Ductless mini splits are playing a larger role in the HVAC market through their efficiency and flexibility.
Municipal authorities are fighting a losing battle as more and more chemicals and pollutants wind up in drinking water every year.
Clean water is more in demand than ever, and fortunately there are some easy-to-use technologies that make managing water easier.
As the shortage of clean water continues, the drive to be able to reuse water is leading to innovations in the market.
Enthusiasm for geothermal heating and cooling is gaining ground among builders, contractors and homebuyers alike.
Designing and installing a geothermal system requires a new set of skills from HVAC contractors.
Everyone can take small steps to reduce water use, usually with only a few small changes to daily habits.
The National Association of Home Builders’ 2016 New American Home features a whole-home water filtration system from Environmental Water Systems.
The bottled water trend costs people money, and doesn't deliver better water.
Consumer care of indoor air quality and indoor health will drive the development of HVAC and refrigeration products that are more efficient and sustainable.
New technology makes central vacuum cleaners an even more powerful tool in the fight for indoor air quality.
At the 2016 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, building product manufacturers will display the latest and best products that are an integral part of today's high performance home.
The last home has sold in the New Rainier Vista development, which includes Passive House-certified units as well as one that produces more energy than it uses.
The trend for high performance homes continues to gain momentum, and our top news stories reflect your interest in creating a more comfortable, healthy and efficient home.