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.

A peek at the future of HVAC, refrigeration (video)

A peek at the future of HVAC, refrigeration (video)

Consumer care of indoor air quality and indoor health will drive the development of HVAC and refrigeration products that are more efficient and sustainable.

AHR a showcase of 'best' products (video)

AHR a showcase of 'best' products (video)

Such events provide opportunities for those inside and outside the heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration industries to see the latest technology and what is coming.

Cork products enhances acoustics in commercial buildings (part 1)

Cork products enhances acoustics in commercial buildings (part 1)

A product called Cork Bricks, on display from producer Sustainable Materials at Greenbuild 2015, covers interior walls with the appeal of traditional brick but with a three-dimensional design, softer texture and warmer feeling. The application can be used in a variety of projects from offices to residential structures.

Live. Learn. Work. Play. LEED. (video)

Live. Learn. Work. Play. LEED. (video)

LEED is everywhere you go—all you have to do is look around. In neighborhoods, offices, schools, coffee shops and beyond, the LEED green building rating system is changing how you live, learn, work and play. Find out how LEED is...

Super stingy toilets cut water use with each flush

Super stingy toilets cut water use with each flush

Wherever water is at a premium, high efficiency toilets can help reduce water use.

US-made tankless water heater offers commercial grade for residential use

US-made tankless water heater offers commercial grade for residential use

Tankless water heaters are among the most efficient models on the market, and one company is delivering made in the USA options for homeowners.

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.

Foam window bucks deliver ICF construction for the whole wall

Foam window bucks deliver ICF construction for the whole wall

An ICF building project that uses traditional lumber for door and window openings won't deliver all the benefits that it could.

Innovative clips ensure ICF wall integrity

Innovative clips ensure ICF wall integrity

One of the keys to a successful insulated concrete form project is to end up with straight and true walls, and one manufacturer has addressed that problem.

Multifamily building leading housing recovery and HVAC market

Multifamily building leading housing recovery and HVAC market

The 2008-09 recession, with its accompanying tidal wave of foreclosures, rendered many individuals and families leery about undertaking a new single-family home purchase.

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Made with Accsys Technologies’ proprietary acetylation process, Accoya wood has Class 1 durability, is guaranteed for 25 years and has dimensional stability that sees swelling and shrinkage reduced by 75%.

Uses for vegetative roofs blooming

Uses for vegetative roofs blooming

Green or vegetative roofs add a touch of nature to a building and reduce the environmental impact on the surrounding area.

Spray foam insulation that incorporates renewable oils and recycled plastic bottles

Spray foam insulation that incorporates renewable oils and recycled plastic bottles

Despite some reservations in the green building community, spray foam has become one of the top options for creating a tight building envelope for better home performance.

 Solar EV charging station designed to power with style

Solar EV charging station designed to power with style

Fueling our vehicles with clean, unlimited renewable energy, makes sense financially, environmentally and socially.

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