Green http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en Reed Bill will reinstate and extend federal clean energy tax credits for several industries http://contractormag.com/green/reed-bill-will-reinstate-and-extend-federal-clean-energy-tax-credits-several-industries <div class="node-body article-body">The geothermal heat pump industry and several other clean energy technology industries are a step closer to saving thousands of jobs with the reintroduction of tax credit legislation.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/reed-bill-will-reinstate-and-extend-federal-clean-energy-tax-credits-several-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/reed-bill-will-reinstate-and-extend-federal-clean-energy-tax-credits-several-industries#comments Green Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:05:00 +0000 433961 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Weekly Product Gallery: American Standard, Parker Hannifin, Bosch Thermotechnology, Chicago Faucets, Viega and Fujitsu http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-parker-hannifin-bosch-thermotechnology-chic <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features a self-cleaning toilet, an expanded line of braze-free fittings, a new mini-split heat pump system, a low-flow electronic faucet, a zero lead ball valve and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-parker-hannifin-bosch-thermotechnology-chic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-parker-hannifin-bosch-thermotechnology-chic#comments Faucets Media Galleries Toilets Green Piping Plumbing Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:13:00 +0000 433891 at http://contractormag.com Mini-splits: residential takeover http://contractormag.com/technology/mini-splits-residential-takeover <div class="field-byline"> Michelle Robb, Director, Residential Marketing for Mitsubishi Electric US </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Your customers are requesting the most-efficient technology available that will allow them to save on utility bills. You need to find a solution to retain and grow your business...</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/mini-splits-residential-takeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/mini-splits-residential-takeover#comments Green Technology Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:36:00 +0000 433881 at http://contractormag.com <p>A residential min-split system from the exterior.</p> Daimler Trucks North America awarded prestigious LEED Platinum Certification http://contractormag.com/green/daimler-trucks-north-america-awarded-prestigious-leed-platinum-certification <div class="node-body article-body">Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today that it has been awarded LEED Platinum Certification for its new Corporate Headquarters building in Portland, Oregon.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/daimler-trucks-north-america-awarded-prestigious-leed-platinum-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/daimler-trucks-north-america-awarded-prestigious-leed-platinum-certification#comments Green Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:07:00 +0000 433851 at http://contractormag.com <p>Daimler Trucks North America has been awarded LEED Platinum Certification for its new Corporate Headquarters building in Portland, Oregon.</p> Purdue’s ReNEWW House is net-zero defined http://contractormag.com/geothermal/purdue-s-reneww-house-net-zero-defined <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers installed an instrumentation system that monitors key data and employs data collected to help develop next-generation, high-efficiency appliances in conjunction with Purdue University.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/purdue-s-reneww-house-net-zero-defined" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/purdue-s-reneww-house-net-zero-defined#comments Geothermal Residential Plumbing Silver Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:03:00 +0000 433761 at http://contractormag.com Starwood: Thinking beyond conservation http://contractormag.com/green/starwood-thinking-beyond-conservation <div class="node-body article-body">This infographic from Starwood hotels and resorts show how from 2009 to 2014 they cut water use by 17 percent. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/starwood-thinking-beyond-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/starwood-thinking-beyond-conservation#comments Green Thu, 02 Feb 2017 19:29:00 +0000 433471 at http://contractormag.com Bradford White to build AeroTherm Series heat pump water heaters in Middleville, MI facility http://contractormag.com/management/bradford-white-build-aerotherm-series-heat-pump-water-heaters-middleville-mi-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Bradford White Water Heaters has completed an agreement to acquire production assets from the heat pump water heater operations of GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/bradford-white-build-aerotherm-series-heat-pump-water-heaters-middleville-mi-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/bradford-white-build-aerotherm-series-heat-pump-water-heaters-middleville-mi-facility#comments Green Management Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:23:00 +0000 433261 at http://contractormag.com Enertech achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification http://contractormag.com/geothermal/enertech-achieves-iso-90012008-certification <div class="node-body article-body">Enertech Global, LLC, a manufacturer of geothermal heat pumps, is pleased to announce it has been certified to the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 management standards. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/enertech-achieves-iso-90012008-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/enertech-achieves-iso-90012008-certification#comments Geothermal Management Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:34:00 +0000 433221 at http://contractormag.com USGBC announces Illinois is third state in the nation for LEED Green Building in 2016 http://contractormag.com/green/usgbc-announces-illinois-third-state-nation-leed-green-building-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its national ranking of the top states in the country for LEED green building.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/usgbc-announces-illinois-third-state-nation-leed-green-building-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/usgbc-announces-illinois-third-state-nation-leed-green-building-2016#comments Green Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:17:00 +0000 433131 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Johnson Controls, Hydronics Manufacturing, Webstone, SaniFlo, Valvin and Galeton http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-johnson-controls-hydronics-manufacturing-webstone-saniflo-val <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the gallery includes a hybrid cooling system, panels for radiant wall and ceiling applications, new valves for use with pressing systems, a condensate neutralization kit and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-johnson-controls-hydronics-manufacturing-webstone-saniflo-val" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-johnson-controls-hydronics-manufacturing-webstone-saniflo-val#comments Apparel Media Galleries Toilets Green Plumbing Radiant Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:31:00 +0000 432951 at http://contractormag.com