GE unveils its first HomeKit-enabled window air unit

GE unveils its first HomeKit-enabled window air unit

For the first time, U.S. homeowners can control GE window air conditioners with their iPhones and iPads. The units now include technology that makes them compatible with Apple HomeKit. Delivering 8,000 to 12,000 BTUs to cool medium- to large-sized rooms, the units are the first HomeKit-compatible air conditioners available for the U.S.

6 tips for green home investing

6 tips for green home investing

A time goes by, more and more home builders and home buyers are realizing the value of green and sustainable. With summer upon us, the pace of the residential construction is picking up. For those planning a high-performance home, here are six tips to consider as you invest, according to Blue & Green Tomorrow. 1.

5 ways to stay cool, save money this summer

5 ways to stay cool, save money this summer

Today marks the official start of summer, though summerlike heat across much of the country might have had Americans thinking the season started weeks ago. With warm temperatures settling in – and more heat to come – Georgia Power offers...

New fan designed to improve home indoor air quality

New fan designed to improve home indoor air quality

A new product from Panasonic Eco Solutions North America aims to increase ventilation and increase indoor air quality in homes. The company’s WhisperFresh Select ventilation fan brings fresh, filtered supply air from outdoors into the home, and helps create balanced...

Crawl space encapsulation keeps homes healthy

Crawl space encapsulation keeps homes healthy

Although homeowners rarely visit their crawl space, it is important to keep this in good condition. Keeping it unclean and moist can lead to risks to homeowners, their families and their homes – not to mention the structure's performance. Crawl space encapsulation is a method of sealing the crawl space.

Maintenance key to getting most of AC units

Maintenance key to getting most of AC units

As many of us get ready to crank the air conditioning, some will wonder if their units will hold up for another summer. While it is easy to push off booking a service appointment, it is a risk best avoided,...

Federal funding to support home energy improvement research

The U.S. Department of Energy plans to invest up to $11.5 million to support early-stage research and validation of energy performance improvements in existing and new residential buildings. With more than 118 million single-family, multifamily and mobile homes across the...

Infographic: 6 troubling facts about home indoor air

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), more than seven million people annually across the globe die because of exposure to indoor and outdoor air pollution. Of those premature deaths, 3.8 million are caused by exposure to indoor air pollution....

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America earns 2018 Energy Star Award for Excellence

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America earns 2018 Energy Star Award for Excellence

Panasonic Eco Solutions will be honored April 20 for its outstanding efforts to improve the availability of energy-efficient indoor air quality solutions in the marketplace.

Bless You! The Best Tips to Stop Spring Sneezes

Bless You! The Best Tips to Stop Spring Sneezes

Allergies affect as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children.

Top Tips to Reduce Your Home's Heating and Cooling Costs

Top Tips to Reduce Your Home's Heating and Cooling Costs

A degree or two may not feel like much of a difference, but it's a change you'll definitely see on your energy bill.

Study: Sealing ducts in conditioned space saves energy, reduces leakage

Study: Sealing ducts in conditioned space saves energy, reduces leakage

A new study indicates that leaks in ductwork in conditioned spaces can have a significant impact on energy savings. The study, conducted by Comfort Institute in combination with the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA), showed that the amount of conditioned...

Mitsubishi expands Performance Builder Program

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.’s Cooling & Heating Division, a leading manufacturer of zoned comfort solutions and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems, has expanded its Performance Builder Program. Developed to help builders meet energy efficiency demands of buyers,...

What’s the Difference Between Ventilation and Air Filtration?

What’s the Difference Between Ventilation and Air Filtration?

Here's a look at the differences between the two fields, and how they work together in your home.

5 facts about geothermal energy

5 facts about geothermal energy

Geothermal energy — energy derived from the heat of the earth — can be harnessed both as a source of renewable electricity and directly for heating and cooling applications. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funds geothermal research and development...

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.

AHR 2018 sets new attendance mark

AHR 2018 sets new attendance mark

AHR Expo 2018 proved to be a record-setter. The world’s largest showcase of HVAC and refrigeration products and technologies attracted more than 70,000 visitors from around the world, a 6 percent jump over last year, according to newly released ASHRAE...

DOE report highlights geothermal advances

DOE report highlights geothermal advances

Geothermal technologies today – like all high-potential technologies – are driven by research and development platforms that focus not only on what’s required now, but where the needs are in the future. Geothermal energy continues to show tremendous potential, with...

New Lennox Furnace Produces 65 Percent Lower Emissions Than Standard Furnaces

Certain California markets now require lower emissions to reduce air pollution, and Lennox Industries has developed a line of HVAC products that meet those standards. The Lennox SL280NV Ultra Low NOx gas furnace, part of the Dave Lennox Signature Collection...

10 smart building IoT trends for 2018

10 smart building IoT trends for 2018

The concept of constructing smart buildings evolved to conserve energy and build buildings – both commercial and residential – that are energy efficient. For commercial buildings, the transition to smart buildings is vital to the growth of the organization. It...

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