Infographic: Lifespan of essential household items

If you’ve ever had an air conditioner fail on a hot summer day, you understand the importance of anticipating when household items need to be repaired or replaced. Not only is it annoying to deal with a broken appliance, but...

Smart appliances will put you in control of your kitchen

Smart appliances will put you in control of your kitchen

LG uses an open platform, open partnership, open connectivity ecosystem.

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.

Home Appliances Trends for 2018

Home Appliances Trends for 2018

There is an old way of cooking in France, known as sous-vide, that is now appearing in North American appliance warehouses.

Steps Homeowners Can Take to Fight Climate Change

Steps Homeowners Can Take to Fight Climate Change

Individual Americans still have the power to improve the long-term health of the planet.

Home products honored for innovations in high performance building

Home products honored for innovations in high performance building

At the 2015 PCBC, the largest homebuilding trade show representing the west coast region 18 products were named to the Parade of Products Awards.

Survey: what do consumers really want in home appliances?

Survey: what do consumers really want in home appliances?

With the explosion of smart appliances, a recent survey found that consumers are looking for technology that's purposeful – not impractical.

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.

Connected appliances help manage life on the go

Connected appliances help manage life on the go

Now it's easier to be productive with your phone and home appliances as well as crushing candies.

Smart appliances with a conscience

Smart appliances with a conscience

As homes and appliances get smarter, consumers will still want a human touch to influence technology.

Make the right choice for LED lights in the new year

Make the right choice for LED lights in the new year

Choosing a light bulb can be a big decision these days. Fortunately, it's easier to find affordable LED lighting for your home, but there are still choices to make.

New global community drives high performance appliance design

New global community drives high performance appliance design

The next big thing in home appliances could come from someone just like you.

Wi-Fi connected ovens let you cook without being in the kitchen (video)

Wi-Fi connected ovens let you cook without being in the kitchen (video)

Smart homes and appliances are freeing homeowners from some of the drudgery of daily chores. GE's new wall ovens feature Wi-Fi connectivity and control through a smart phone app that lets you get out of the kitchen and still stay...

Samsung launches integrated smart home platform

Home appliances, smart TVs and smart phones from Samsung will talk to each other through a single platform, making it easier to control a home for improved efficiency. Samsung will roll out the platform in the first half of 2014...

Energy efficiency gaining ground in hot appliance trends

Energy efficiency gaining ground in hot appliance trends

Appliance trends may have more staying power than the latest fashion craze, with some like stainless steel appliances, hovering at the top for about 20 years. But two decades of overwhelming popularity doesn't come with a guarantee. Companies such as...

Home appliances going greener every year so upgrading pays off

Home appliances going greener every year so upgrading pays off

With more than 860 million appliances in the U.S., energy-efficiency improvements can make a huge impact. That's why Whirlpool Corp. has continued to improve the performance of its products, said Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO when he addressed the EE...

Give a dishwasher for Mother's Day

Apparently, some moms really want a dishwasher for Mother's Day. According to the results of a national survey fielded by Impulse Research on behalf of Bosch home appliances, 50 percent of Americans think Mom would prefer a new dishwasher —...

Understanding appliance energy use key

When Cleveland Utilities residential customers come face-to-face with the new Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) time-of-use peak period rates in two to three years, understanding what energy users burn the most kilowatt-hours and how much they cost will be a key...

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