Technology is helping consumers light their homes more efficiently, but the different technologies and their pros and cons can be confusing. Learn the basics of task lighting, accent lighting and general lighting; how to choose the best bulb for your needs; and the lates in green lighting solutions.
Duration Home interior acrylic latex paint is an environmentally-preferred paint from Sherwin-Williams. Not only is this paint low VOC and low odor, but has a superior washability that earned this product the GreenSure designation.
RadioRA 2 is a wireless, light control system that provides convenient and intuitive control of lights, shades, appliances, and temperature in a single room or throughout a whole home. It installs easily, programs quickly, and operates reliably thanks to Clear Connect RF Technology.
HomeWorks QS not only integrates the control of all your interior and exterior lighting needs, but also integrates with other manufacturers for audio-visual and HVAC control, and HomeWorks QS does all of that while saving energy.
The most common lighting sources for residential applications are incandescent, halogen, compact fluorescent (CFL), and light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and each of these lighting choices performs differently in the performance categories to be considered when selecting lighting.
Lutron has the lighting solutions to help you optimize energy performance in your home as well as enhance your life with the convenience and comfort of light control, and the Maestro collection does both.
Using Clear Connect Radio Frequency (RF) Technology, Maestro Wireless gives a single Pico wireless control the power to control up to 10 Maestro wireless dimmers and switches at distances of up to 100 feet.
If you've ever turned off the light in your bedroom and then run into every obstacle on the way to your bed, or if you've ever had trouble finding the bathroom light switch in the middle of the night, then the Abella and Ceana products are right for you.
Unlike conventional switches, the Decorator switches use energy-harvesting radio-frequency technology. The simple act of turning a switch ON or OFF generates enough energy to transmit radio signals to any number of linked receivers within range (up to 300 feet).
The Verve Vacancy Sensor makes additional energy savings possible by automatically shutting off lights in unoccupied areas. The Verve sensor combines photovoltaic and radio frequency technologies for wireless and battery-less operation. This distinctive design makes installation easier and virtually maintenance free.
By applying energy-harvesting, radio frequency technologies to heating and cooling controls (HVAC) the Verve thermostat enables wireless temperature control. Designed with energy savings in mind, the Verve thermostat integrates with the Verve lighting control systems for single switch control of...
Unlike conventional switches, Verve switches utilize energy harvesting, radio frequency technologies to control lighting, receptacles and temperature. The simple act of turning a switch on or off generates enough energy to transmit radio signals to the 10-channel controller across distances as great as 300 feet.
The Verve 10-channel controller is designed for quick and easy programming of receptacles and wide variety of lighting functions that range form on/off and timing to pathways and scenes. Each Verve controller is hardwired to line voltage and controls up to 10 light, fan and receptacle loads.
Daltile products can help qualify under many of the industry's leading green building programs. Specifically, Daltile can help with improved indoor air quality and the use of environmentally preferable materials.
The classic colors of Rittenhouse Square are inspired by the landmark's 17th century history and make for a collection of long established and stylish looks perfect for creating a timeless, elegant look for your home.
LEDs are the new, hot item on the shelf, and everyone wants to use them, but often they don't know how. LEDs are good for general illumination, but at times the light is more intense than needed or desired, but they can be dimmed with the right technology.
Long viewed as essential to a healthy lifestyle as diet and exercise, good hygiene contributes to our peace of mind as well as overall well-being, and Kohler makes it easy to bring cleanliness, comfort and convenience to your daily routine.
ICYNENE LD-R-50 is a renewable based spray foam insulation and air barrier material. LD-R-50 is an environmentally preferable product, made from castor oil material, that insulates and air seals in one step for maximum energy savings.
Knauf EcoBatt Glasswool insulation is made with ECOSE Technology and contains a high concentration of sand, an abundant renewable resource, and it contains at least 30% recycled bottle glass bonded with ECOSE Technology.
Insulation's effectiveness is measured in R-Value. R stands for the insulation's resistance to heat flow. The higher the R-Value, the greater the resistance to heat flow and the greater your home's potential for saving both energy and money.
Knauf EcoBatt insulation provides a cost effective thermal and acoustical barrier of energy efficient construction. Knauf offers a full line of standard and high density insulation in a variety of widths, R-Values, densities, and facings.
Delta products are responsible and resourceful and can contribute to a sustainable home. Delta faucets offer long-lasting durability as well as water-saving technologies that meet WaterSense standards.
Kohler is committed to designing products that simplify life without compromising style. Kohler's latest innovation, Elevance Rising Wall bath is a stylish alternative to institutional-looking accessibility options and is designed to fit a standard five-foot alcove.
Kohler's Comfort Height toilets make sitting down and standing up easier for people of all ages and statures. Additionally, many of the toilets carry the WaterSense label assuring you that they are as water-efficient as they are comfortable.
Kohler's Karbon lavatory faucet features two unique pivoting joints that let you put the water exactly where you want it, and with a sleek modern design and stylish finish combinations, this innovative product provides a stunning complement to your lavatory.