Air pressure imbalance in the home is a silent – but costly – problem not very well understood by the average homeowner.
Preventing an air filter in furnace from becoming clogged keeps a heating and cooling system performing efficiently and can help homeowners gain up to $200 in annual energy savings.
The PPG Pittsburgh Paints brand named Blue Paisley, a lavish, almost-but-not-quite royal shade of blue as its 2015 Color of the Year.
Whether it's the air conditioning, heat, hot water or lighting, there are always ways to save money on utility bills.
Kids love to draw on the walls, so it makes sense to give them a place to do that that won't cause damage.
One of the top complaints contractors hear during a remodeling project is about the dust that comes with it. Drywall dust, saw dust, fumes and other byproducts of home construction can make the home uncomfortable for those living there, both during and after the project.
Zehnder America starts local sourcing initiative using American manufacturing for its new ComfoFlex ducting and register boxes.
Shoppers should also be wary of relying on past experience to pick a paint, as brands frequently reformulate from year to year, changing the performance of the paint.
A new app helps take the guesswork of furnace maintenance, improving indoor air quality and saving utility costs.
One alternative to uncertain prices and availability of fossil fuels is a geothermal heating and cooling system that uses a ground-source heat pump.
Homeowners and building professionals struggle with moisture, leaks, and water damage to homes, particularly to insulation.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Panasonic Home & Environment Co. an Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of...
Builders looking for products that protect against mold, termites and decay and reduce call backs are starting with the lumber. Eco Building Products, Inc. is treating dimensional framing lumber and panel products from Bridgewell Resources that will be used in...
The PCBC show honored homebuilding's latest and greatest products with the Parade of Products Awards.
Most of us spend the majority of our time indoors. Ironically, that's where allergens, mold and other irritants are most at home.
The development of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis highlights just how far green building science has advanced.
When Michael and Emily Kuentz found out they were transferring from Fort Worth to St. Louis, they knew they wanted to build a new home that was healthy for their family.
Today’s high performance homes that incorporate the latest advances in building science and components require a source of fresh air ventilation because the air does not leak through by itself.
One way to keep your home at a comfortable temperature without your heating and cooling bills going sky high can be found underground.
Filling your home with daylight and fresh air may be simpler than it seems with solar powered, Energy Star rated skylights.