Vermont law aims to spur energy savings

Vermont law aims to spur energy savings

A new energy-efficiency law could end up saving Vermonters hundreds of millions of dollars. The bill signed by Gov. Phil Scott sets 16 separate efficiency standards for products ranging from computer monitors to commercial deep fryers and fluorescent bulbs, reports...

5 ways to more sustainable home construction

5 ways to more sustainable home construction

The terms “green” and “sustainable” both describe more efficient, environmentally-responsible ways of using resources in the construction industry. In the past, only specialty builders marketed themselves as green. Now, around one-third of the U.S.

6 Ways to Cut Your Water Bill in Half

6 Ways to Cut Your Water Bill in Half

Finding ways to actually help to cut down your water usage and monthly bills is harder than you’d think.

Ultra Efficient Toilets Save Water with Each Flush

Combining Niagara’s patented Stealth Technology with a smaller footprint, the new Nano toilet uses an average of only .6 GPF.

Stop Water Damage With Smart Shutoff Valve

Stop Water Damage With Smart Shutoff Valve

With the Shutoff Valve, homeowners can have peace of mind.

Bathroom Remodeling Tips Make Aging-in-Place in Your Own Home Safer and Easier

Bathroom Remodeling Tips Make Aging-in-Place in Your Own Home Safer and Easier

Having your bathroom remodeled may appear to be daunting, but contractors can create a fully customized bathroom with minimal difficulty in as little as one day.

Save Water During Fix A Leak Week

Save Water During Fix A Leak Week

Ten percent of homes have undetected leaks that waste 90 gallons of water or more per household each day.

Tankless Water Heater Market Expected to Grow 5.3% By 2024

The condensing technology segment is anticipated to register the fastest growth.

Shower System Is Also a Water Filter

Shower System Is Also a Water Filter

Everyone knows that they shouldn't drink contaminated water, but what about bathing in it?

New Smart Home Water Treatment Systems Let You Monitor Water Quality Anywhere

New Smart Home Water Treatment Systems Let You Monitor Water Quality Anywhere

The first-ever smart home water treatment systems will revolutionize the way people drink water at home.

Kitchen and Bath Innovations Save Water and Add Comfort

Kitchen and Bath Innovations Save Water and Add Comfort

The easy-to-use and immensely practical GROHE Foot Control Technology allows users to switch the water flow on and off with a tap of the foot.

Bosch Launches New Line of Gas Condensing Tankless Water Heaters

Bosch Launches New Line of Gas Condensing Tankless Water Heaters

The Consumer Technology Association recently recognized the Greentherm 9900i SE model as a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree.

Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

With holiday guests arriving soon, homeowners should prepare their homes for a high volume of people within their homes during the cold holiday season.

Wash Vs. Wipe - Smart Bidet Toilet Seat Provides a Fresh Approach to Personal Hygiene

Wash Vs. Wipe - Smart Bidet Toilet Seat Provides a Fresh Approach to Personal Hygiene

The once-foreign method of cleaning one's behind with waters becoming a common practice in modern American bathrooms.

Irrigation System Tested to Cut Water Use by 40%

Like a printer spraying ink on a page, IrriGreen ‘prints’ water in controlled patterns that keep grass uniformly green and save water.

Smart Home Water Shut Off Kit is Plug and Play

Smart Home Water Shut Off Kit is Plug and Play

Unknown leaks can cause damage or lead to mold and mildew in a home.

Top 3 Areas for Home Energy Waste

Top 3 Areas for Home Energy Waste

A common way people like to improve their home’s energy efficiency is by purchasing Energy Star appliances. These new additions will cut energy use and cost while providing tax breaks, making it easy to see why they are so popular.

9 home upgrades that pay you back

The April/May issue of AARP The Magazine discusses 9 home upgrades that increase the value of your home the most. Here's a look at the best places to invest in your home. If you're like many people 50 or older, your biggest asset may not be your 401(k) or IRA.

WELL label designates water efficient products

In the era of smart homes with private spas, consumers, designers and tradespeople are interested in products offering the greatest level of comfort and convenience and yet lowest possible energy consumption. In the future, these and other relevant product features...

Tips to fix your leaky faucet (video)

Many people are looking to live a more sustainable lifestyle, but don’t have the resources for large investments such as solar panels or a geothermal heating system. Many people are overwhelmed by the enormous challenges our environment is facing.

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