Green http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en Bosch Thermotechnology now Innovation Partner with DOE Zero Energy Ready Home™ http://contractormag.com/green/bosch-thermotechnology-now-innovation-partner-doe-zero-energy-ready-home <div class="field-deck"> High performance homes continue to grow in demand with homebuyers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. announced its participation in the Department of Energy (DOE) Zero Energy Ready Home™ program.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/bosch-thermotechnology-now-innovation-partner-doe-zero-energy-ready-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/bosch-thermotechnology-now-innovation-partner-doe-zero-energy-ready-home#comments Green Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:57:00 +0000 427821 at http://contractormag.com Cape Cod Heat Pumps, LLC opens new HVACR interactive showroom in New England http://contractormag.com/green/cape-cod-heat-pumps-llc-opens-new-hvacr-interactive-showroom-new-england <div class="node-body article-body">Briggs Heating and Air Conditioning announces the opening of its new location, Cape Cod Heat Pumps, LLC, in Bourne, Massachusetts, on September 24, 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/cape-cod-heat-pumps-llc-opens-new-hvacr-interactive-showroom-new-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/cape-cod-heat-pumps-llc-opens-new-hvacr-interactive-showroom-new-england#comments Green Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:58:00 +0000 427731 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: American Standard, Saniflo, Moen, WaterFurnace, Noritz and Goulds http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-saniflo-moen-waterfurnace-noritz-and-goulds <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery includes a self-cleaning toilet, a high-efficiency toilet, a new bathroom suite, a hydronic heat pump, a commercial tankless water heater system and more.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-saniflo-moen-waterfurnace-noritz-and-goulds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-saniflo-moen-waterfurnace-noritz-and-goulds#comments Faucets Geothermal Media Galleries Toilets Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:20:00 +0000 427681 at http://contractormag.com Most consumers unfamiliar with WaterSense products, according to PMI survey http://contractormag.com/green/most-consumers-unfamiliar-watersense-products-according-pmi-survey <div class="field-deck"> PMI CEO says water-saving program must be authorized and funded by Congress to create higher awareness. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three-quarters of 1,000 Google survey respondents said they were unfamiliar with the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/most-consumers-unfamiliar-watersense-products-according-pmi-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/most-consumers-unfamiliar-watersense-products-according-pmi-survey#comments Green Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:41:00 +0000 427561 at http://contractormag.com U.S. Senate passes drinking water infrastructure bill with IAPMO-endorsed WaterSense language http://contractormag.com/piping/us-senate-passes-drinking-water-infrastructure-bill-iapmo-endorsed-watersense-language <div class="node-body article-body">The United States Senate today passed sweeping legislation addressing the nation's water infrastructure, including authorization for the U.S. EPA's WaterSense program.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/piping/us-senate-passes-drinking-water-infrastructure-bill-iapmo-endorsed-watersense-language" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/piping/us-senate-passes-drinking-water-infrastructure-bill-iapmo-endorsed-watersense-language#comments Green Piping Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:47:00 +0000 427441 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Nominations for Beyond Green Building and Community Awards Sought http://contractormag.com/green/nominations-beyond-green-building-and-community-awards-sought <div class="node-body article-body">The National Institute of Building Sciences' Sustainable Buildings Industry Council recently issued a call for entries for its 2016 Beyond Green High-Performance Building & Community Awards.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/nominations-beyond-green-building-and-community-awards-sought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/nominations-beyond-green-building-and-community-awards-sought#comments Around the Web Green Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:54:00 +0000 426351 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock WaterFurnace announces Geothermal Upgrade Event http://contractormag.com/geothermal/waterfurnace-announces-geothermal-upgrade-event-0 <div class="field-byline"> News from WaterFurnace </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WaterFurnace International, Inc. has started a Geothermal Upgrade Event that offers up to $2,000 to homeowners switching to geothermal from traditional heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/waterfurnace-announces-geothermal-upgrade-event-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/waterfurnace-announces-geothermal-upgrade-event-0#comments Around the Web Geothermal Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:24:00 +0000 425201 at http://contractormag.com Can efficiency help mitigate climate change? http://contractormag.com/green/can-efficiency-help-mitigate-climate-change <div class="node-body article-body">In this blog post by a senior analyst from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), the author discusses how changes in water and energy efficiency can alter the climate change dynamic for the better. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/can-efficiency-help-mitigate-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/can-efficiency-help-mitigate-climate-change#comments Green Fri, 05 Aug 2016 16:19:00 +0000 424911 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Bosch, Saniflo, Tyco, Enertech, Kohler and Grohe http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-bosch-saniflo-tyco-enertech-kohler-and-grohe <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features a hydronic air handler for tankless water heaters, a macerating toilet system, a line of sprinklers for use in attics, a compact geothermal system and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-bosch-saniflo-tyco-enertech-kohler-and-grohe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-bosch-saniflo-tyco-enertech-kohler-and-grohe#comments Faucets Fire Sprinklers Geothermal Media Galleries Hydronics Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:41:00 +0000 424821 at http://contractormag.com Energy Dept. announces $19M in building-efficiency investments http://contractormag.com/green/energy-dept-announces-19m-building-efficiency-investments <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Energy Department recently announced it is investing $19 million in advanced building technologies intended to lower utility bills, reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and create jobs.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/energy-dept-announces-19m-building-efficiency-investments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/energy-dept-announces-19m-building-efficiency-investments#comments Around the Web Green Thu, 21 Jul 2016 01:46:00 +0000 424661 at http://contractormag.com U.S. Department of Energy