HUD hands out 2018 Healthy Home Awards

HUD hands out 2018 Healthy Home Awards

National program and efforts aiming to make housing healthier for its occupants have been recognized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA). The groups recently announced the winners of the...

5 benefits of owning a green home

5 benefits of owning a green home

Numerous studies on the value of green and sustainable homes have been consistent in their findings: They’re good for the environment and the people who reside in them. Specifically, there are a host of benefits that can reduce costs, reduce...

New fan designed to improve home indoor air quality

New fan designed to improve home indoor air quality

A new product from Panasonic Eco Solutions North America aims to increase ventilation and increase indoor air quality in homes. The company’s WhisperFresh Select ventilation fan brings fresh, filtered supply air from outdoors into the home, and helps create balanced...

Crawl space encapsulation keeps homes healthy

Crawl space encapsulation keeps homes healthy

Although homeowners rarely visit their crawl space, it is important to keep this in good condition. Keeping it unclean and moist can lead to risks to homeowners, their families and their homes – not to mention the structure's performance. Crawl space encapsulation is a method of sealing the crawl space.

Maintenance key to getting most of AC units

Maintenance key to getting most of AC units

As many of us get ready to crank the air conditioning, some will wonder if their units will hold up for another summer. While it is easy to push off booking a service appointment, it is a risk best avoided,...

Infographic: 6 troubling facts about home indoor air

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), more than seven million people annually across the globe die because of exposure to indoor and outdoor air pollution. Of those premature deaths, 3.8 million are caused by exposure to indoor air pollution....

Visualize paint colors in real time with new augmented reality app

Visualize paint colors in real time with new augmented reality app

Users can easily try different color options, create custom palettes and share results in a variety of ways.

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America earns 2018 Energy Star Award for Excellence

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America earns 2018 Energy Star Award for Excellence

Panasonic Eco Solutions will be honored April 20 for its outstanding efforts to improve the availability of energy-efficient indoor air quality solutions in the marketplace.

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.

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.

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,...

KB Home Adds Microban Door Hardware to Healthy Home Options

KB Home Adds Microban Door Hardware to Healthy Home Options

You may be passing germs every time you enter and leave high-traffic rooms in your home.

What’s the Difference Between Ventilation and Air Filtration?

What’s the Difference Between Ventilation and Air Filtration?

Here's a look at the differences between the two fields, and how they work together in your home.

New Range Hoods Deliver Style and Indoor Air Quality

New Range Hoods Deliver Style and Indoor Air Quality

Puddy's color matching system means it can be matched to the color palette and design of any kitchen.

AHR 2018 sets new attendance mark

AHR 2018 sets new attendance mark

AHR Expo 2018 proved to be a record-setter. The world’s largest showcase of HVAC and refrigeration products and technologies attracted more than 70,000 visitors from around the world, a 6 percent jump over last year, according to newly released ASHRAE...

New Lennox Furnace Produces 65 Percent Lower Emissions Than Standard Furnaces

Certain California markets now require lower emissions to reduce air pollution, and Lennox Industries has developed a line of HVAC products that meet those standards. The Lennox SL280NV Ultra Low NOx gas furnace, part of the Dave Lennox Signature Collection...

10 smart building IoT trends for 2018

10 smart building IoT trends for 2018

The concept of constructing smart buildings evolved to conserve energy and build buildings – both commercial and residential – that are energy efficient. For commercial buildings, the transition to smart buildings is vital to the growth of the organization. It...

New Supply Fan Manages Indoor Air Flow

The moment a window is opened, dust, allergens, and other air-borne particulates enter the home and settle on every surface,

New Monitor Displays Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality

New Monitor Displays Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality

It offers three-day outdoor air quality forecasts and provides tailored recommendations to optimize air quality and minimize air pollution exposure.

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