New Smart Thermostat Creates Ideal Living Environment

New Smart Thermostat Creates Ideal Living Environment

The iComfort E30's Smart Away Mode can detect when the family is away and automatically set the thermostat to an energy-saving mode.

Beware Duct Cleaning Scams

Beware Duct Cleaning Scams

To combat scammers and fraudulent companies taking advantage of unsuspecting homeowners within the growing air duct cleaning industry, NADCA developed an anti-fraud task force.

Infographic: Sustainable building from bottom up

Developing a sustainable building demands a holistic approach. While newer buildings tend to perform better from an energy standpoint, due to building code advancements, it’s not always a guarantee. Planning is pivotal and literally must take place from the ground...

Win $10,000 in Energy-Efficient HVAC Products in Energy Conservation Advice Contest

Win $10,000 in Energy-Efficient HVAC Products in Energy Conservation Advice Contest

Summer is heating up, and Lennox is looking for some cool ideas for saving energy.

Wood Flooring Trends Inspired by Nature

Wood Flooring Trends Inspired by Nature

Though investing in a high-quality natural wood flooring will most likely have a high initial price, it will surely cost you less over time.

Solve Kitchen Headaches with High-tech Fingerprint-resistant Surface

Solve Kitchen Headaches with High-tech Fingerprint-resistant Surface

Troublesome fingerprint marks have been the enemy of super-matte, silky-soft surfaces in countertop installations.

Dehumidifier Helps Tight Buildings Breathe Better

Modern, efficient building design is great for saving on energy costs — but can lead to poor indoor air quality.

ENERGY STAR introduces first-ever smart thermostat specification

ENERGY STAR introduces first-ever smart thermostat specification

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its first-ever ENERGY STAR specification for smart thermostats. ENERGY STAR recognizes that smart thermostats provide an opportunity for energy savings beyond a simple energy consumption limit or temperature setting, and the specification...

Going Green: 4 Ways Your Yard Can Help The Environment

Going Green: 4 Ways Your Yard Can Help The Environment

Your yard can still be the gem of the neighborhood and contribute to the stability of the natural environment instead of causing pollution.

Energy Efficient Homes Could Save Lives

Reducing air pollution from burning energy to heat homes could save thousands of lives in the United States alone. While vehicle traffic is the largest source of air pollution in cities, the second largest comes from heating our homes. Residential...

NASA Developing Air Filters That Change Color When Dirty

NASA Developing Air Filters That Change Color When Dirty

Poor indoor air quality is widely associated with significant negative health impacts, but it's hard to know if an air filter is actually working.

Fresh Thinking about Summer Cooling

Fresh Thinking about Summer Cooling

While winter weather wracks some areas of the U.S., other regions are dealing with record high temperatures, so there's no better time to think about saving money while cooling your home. Tom Colasanto, CEO of Tamarack Technologies, offers some insights...

Faux Timber Beams Don't Need Onsite Finishing

Faux Timber Beams Don't Need Onsite Finishing

Faux wood beams and trim materials made from a polyurethane and factory finished can save the mess and environmental issues of wood finished on the building site.

Is Zero VOC the Same as Being Green?

Is Zero VOC the Same as Being Green?

Most people know that Zero VOC products are better for health and indoor air quality.

New Site Makes the Air Pollution We Breathe Visible

New Site Makes the Air Pollution We Breathe Visible

Every day we are exposed to microscopic pollution hazards that can cause discomfort and lead to illness and even death. But until now it was all invisible.

4 Tips on HRV/ERV System Installation

4 Tips on HRV/ERV System Installation

A poor installation can lead to indoor air quality problems and poor energy efficiency in the home.

3 Tips to Get Your Air Conditioning Ready for Spring

3 Tips to Get Your Air Conditioning Ready for Spring

One more item homeowners should add to their home maintenance list this year is their air conditioning system.

New Range Hood Line Tackles Smoke and Odor

New Range Hood Line Tackles Smoke and Odor

A range hood is not only vital to enhancing the design of the kitchen, but it also protects your family and dinner guests from the hazards of cooking byproducts.

Aeroseal Grows to Serve 50 States

Aeroseal Grows to Serve 50 States

Aeroseal LLC now has trained and licensed dealers offering aeroseal duct sealing services in all fifty states throughout the U.S. The announcement, made at the opening of the 2017 AHR Expo, follows the addition of an Aeroseal dealership in Wyoming,...

Continuously ventilated bathrooms improve IAQ

Continuously ventilated bathrooms improve IAQ

Common problems like mold around a shower, stale air and musty smells may be affecting a bathroom without the building owner or manager realizing it. Leading ventilation firm Zehnder America offers the following facts about such issues and how to...

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