Blow the dust off indoor air pollution facts

Blow the dust off indoor air pollution facts

Now you can breathe deeply – everything you need to know about indoor air pollution is here.

Central vacuum systems leave no dust particle behind

Central vacuum systems leave no dust particle behind

Life is messy, but homeowners can feel better about life's messes, big or small, knowing they have the right tools to clean their homes.

High rise apartments use ductless HVAC for efficient living

High rise apartments use ductless HVAC for efficient living

Builders of a twin-tower high rise apartment complex were searching for the most efficient, yet comfortable heating and cooling system for their residents.

5 things to look for when shopping for a ceiling fan

5 things to look for when shopping for a ceiling fan

A ceiling fan is more than an appliance – it’s a design statement for your home, and can help save energy.

Materials Health Certificates help eliminate chemicals of concern from building life cycle

The Material Health Certificate Registry is a new online tool for identifying and communicating the work of manufacturers toward chemically optimized products.

High performance homebuilder developing homes for pro athletes

High performance homebuilder developing homes for pro athletes

Could a green home help a pro athlete dunk more or catch more touchdown passes? One Chicago builder – a former pro athlete himself – will build high performance homes with a money back guarantee.

Everything you need to know about indoor air pollution

Everything you need to know about indoor air pollution

While air pollution gets a lot of attention, the air inside homes may be more dangerous.

 Heating and air-conditioning tips from the pros

Heating and air-conditioning tips from the pros

The decision to purchase a heat pump, gas furnace or central air conditioner is a significant one—a decision that requires careful thought and research.

 Geothermal heat pump features unique vapor injection technology

Geothermal heat pump features unique vapor injection technology

A new hydronic geothermal heat pump features vapor injection technology that delivers more heat more efficiently.

Take these steps to build a net-zero home

Take these steps to build a net-zero home

Whether it’s upgrading to a smart thermostat, planting vegetation in the right area or installing solar panels, the company points out, there are always ways to conserve energy.

Are you sure your family is breathing clean air in your home?

Are you sure your family is breathing clean air in your home?

While indoor air pollutants are ranked among the top five environmental risks to public health, parents are not always aware of the steps they can take to make the air inside their homes cleaner for the families.

New device lets you see what's hiding in your home's air

New device lets you see what's hiding in your home's air

Indoor air pollutants have been invisible, until now.

Take control of your home cooling costs

Take control of your home cooling costs

An average home with air conditioning releases nearly two tons of carbon dioxide into the air annually.

Green building market trends for 2015

Green building market trends for 2015

From lower prices for solar power to an explosion of ductless mini split HVAC options, high performance home trends continue to develop.

The Importance of Being Insulated (Properly)

The Importance of Being Insulated (Properly)

When building a high-performance home, like the Proud Green Home St. Louis project, an important decisions our team had to make was how to construct the insulation package.

EPA recommends radon testing in January

Buying or building a new home? EPA recommends including radon testing as part of any real estate transactions and consider having your newly constructed home built with radon resistant features.

Why you should have a mold inspection before buying a home

Why you should have a mold inspection before buying a home

Whether you’re planning to buy a new home or sell your current one, getting a mold inspection done and finding a green solution, is vitally important. The presence of active mold can negatively affect the resale value of any property.

 Express yourself with the color of the year

Express yourself with the color of the year

Perfectly suited to celebrate a mid-decade year that's poised for revitalization, Coral Reef is Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2015.

 Do you know how healthy your home is?

Do you know how healthy your home is?

While 60 percent of homeowners rate their homes as “healthy,” more than one in four are uncertain of major health hazards both indoors and outside of their homes.

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