Mini split heat pumps now offer multi-room capabilities for most North American climate zones.
As the technology grows from single-unit solutions to units that can support multiple rooms, mini splits are becoming more of a whole-home option.
With the rise of mini split heat pumps in the U.S. market, manufacturers are in a race to offer the most efficient models.
You're probably among the people who are aware that indoor air quality (IAQ) is an issue in many homes. But according to a national survey, many lack a practical understanding of the more overt indicators of unhealthy air.
Mold and mildew are among the most unpleasant problems that you might have to deal with at home.
For most homes, the kitchen is the center of activity. But it can also be the main source of indoor air pollutants, according to the Home Ventilating Institute.
Thanks to their efficiency and design flexibility, ductless mini splits are gaining ground in North American residential use.
As homes are becoming more tightly built, proper ventilation is increasingly critical for optimal indoor air quality.
Starting with the architectural design, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis reflects the desire for a high level of indoor air quality, as well as energy efficiency and an inviting refuge for the family.
Did you know that indoor air can be more than twice as much as polluted as outdoor air?
Ventilation strategy at Proud Green Home of St. Louis is key to increased air quality, comfort, and durability
The Zehnder system provides a constant air flow bringing in fresh air from the outside and exhausting stale air from the inside at a very low velocity so it is hardly noticeable
Most people spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors, so an easy way to bring fresh air indoors is welcome addition to a home.
Good HVAC design, equipment, and installation actually begin with the design and layout of the home and how it is constructed.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis opened its doors, celebrating the completion of this high performance home.
Geothermal heating using a ground source heat pump is considered one of the most energy-efficient ways to heat and cool a home.
A recent study found that 75 percent of Americans use their smartphones and mobile devices in the bathroom, primarily for streaming music or listening to the news.
If you have an older home with the original equipment range hood, you'll be surprised at how quiet new models can be. Fans get louder over time as components wear, and new technology has dramatically cut the noise levels.
The best way to find indoor air pollution is to keep contaminants from entering the home in the first place. That's called source control. But next best thing you can do is to have appropriate ventilation to exhaust the polluted...
Like any thing else you buy for your kitchen, the more you pay the better performance and features you'll find. Your range hood is no different. We'll look at some of the latest innovations and gadgets in the market today.
As smart home technology matures, more products are coming to market that put homeowners in control of lights, appliances and home comfort.