Installation flexibility is driving mini split adoption

Installation flexibility is driving mini split adoption

As the ductless HVAC market is predicted to grow to more than $9 billion by 2020, more building professionals are seeing the value for their projects.

Green Home Made Healthier with Whole Home Water Filtration System

The Proud Green Home of Louisville uses whole-home water filtration to provide fresh water to every fixture and appliance.

Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems

Mini splits offer flexibility and efficiency options

Mini splits offer flexibility and efficiency options

Mini split systems offer options for tough HVAC situations, such as a historic home or a retrofit situation.

IBS video: High performance windows are key to Passive House performance

IBS video: High performance windows are key to Passive House performance

With more homes being built to Passive House and other standards, builders have new options for high performance windows available in custom options.

IBS video: Builders must be educated to meet demands for smart homes

IBS video: Builders must be educated to meet demands for smart homes

As technology reaches further into homes, building professionals will have to be educated to select and integrate the right products for the job.

Green Home Taps the Earth for Geothermal Heating and Cooling

One of the key energy-efficiency strategies for the Proud Green Home of Louisville is the use of geothermal heating and cooling.

Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC

IBS video: New Passive House window available in custom options

IBS video: New Passive House window available in custom options

There's a new option for Passive House and Energy Star windows on the market.

IBS video:  Innovative products revolutionze waste water treatment

IBS video: Innovative products revolutionze waste water treatment

Clean water is more in demand than ever, and fortunately there are some easy-to-use technologies that make managing water easier.

IBS Video: new concrete joint manages storm water runoff

IBS Video: new concrete joint manages storm water runoff

Storm water management gets easier with a new alternative to permeable concrete solutions.

IBS video: Water shortages driving growth of treatment options

IBS video: Water shortages driving growth of treatment options

As the shortage of clean water continues, the drive to be able to reuse water is leading to innovations in the market.

Geothermal gains ground in residential construction

Geothermal gains ground in residential construction

Enthusiasm for geothermal heating and cooling is gaining ground among builders, contractors and homebuyers alike.

Manufacturer support is the key to geothermal success for contractors

Manufacturer support is the key to geothermal success for contractors

Designing and installing a geothermal system requires a new set of skills from HVAC contractors.

Contractors can tap manufacturers to add geothermal to their tool kit

Contractors can tap manufacturers to add geothermal to their tool kit

With a growing interest in comfortable home heating, builders and contractors can add geothermal heating and cooling to their offerings for demanding homebuyers.

Contractors should find the best partners for geothermal heating and cooling success

Contractors should find the best partners for geothermal heating and cooling success

The secret to a building professional's success is finding the right partners for geothermal heating and cooling systems.

Subfloor adhesive reduces squeaks and boosts durability

Subfloor adhesive reduces squeaks and boosts durability

Residential builders and remodelers who have experienced the pain of job delays or callbacks for squeaky subfloors will soon have access to a combination of subfloor products to combat squeaks.

Foundation insulation strategies reduce moisture movement and energy loss

Foundation insulation strategies reduce moisture movement and energy loss

Home insulation strategies should include protecting below-grade walls and foundations from potential moisture damage and energy loss.

Continuous wall insulation fights off moisture and energy loss

Continuous wall insulation fights off moisture and energy loss

By including continuous exterior insulation in a wall assembly, builders can deliver a better performing home.

Test homes reveal the secrets of high performance construction

Test homes reveal the secrets of high performance construction

12 test homes are revealing some of the secrets behind the best wall systems.

Efficient HVAC products 'the way it has to be' (video)

Efficient HVAC products 'the way it has to be' (video)

ASHRAE's Max Sherman says consumers focused on sustainability are helping push developers and manufacturers to generate solutions that have less environmental impact.

New American Home features whole-home water filtration solutions

New American Home features whole-home water filtration solutions

The National Association of Home Builders’ 2016 New American Home features a whole-home water filtration system from Environmental Water Systems.

Fight water safety problems with whole-home water filtration

Fight water safety problems with whole-home water filtration

With water quality making headlines across the country, there's reason for people to be concerned about the safety of their drinking water.

Undercounter water filters are a better alternative to bottled water

Undercounter water filters are a better alternative to bottled water

The bottled water trend costs people money, and doesn't deliver better water.

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