Green http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en WaterFurnace announces Geothermal Upgrade Event http://contractormag.com/geothermal/waterfurnace-announces-geothermal-upgrade-event <div class="field-deck"> Switch-to-Geo package offers homeowners up to $2,000 in rebates. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WaterFurnace International, Inc., announces a Geothermal Upgrade Event that offers up to $2,000 to homeowners switching to geothermal from traditional HVAC systems and as much as $1,000 to those upgrading their existing geothermal system.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/waterfurnace-announces-geothermal-upgrade-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/waterfurnace-announces-geothermal-upgrade-event#comments Geothermal Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:24:00 +0000 423001 at http://contractormag.com Lunching and Learning: Food for thought on a geothermal-heat-pump-system design http://contractormag.com/geothermal/lunching-and-learning-food-thought-geothermal-heat-pump-system-design <div class="field-byline"> By JEFFREY NEWCOMB, PE, MBA, LEED AP; IEFM Consulting Engineers; Coal Valley, Ill. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fred, a mechanical engineer, shares his unusual idea for a geothermal-heat-pump system with longtime friend William, a civil engineer, over lunch.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/lunching-and-learning-food-thought-geothermal-heat-pump-system-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/lunching-and-learning-food-thought-geothermal-heat-pump-system-design#comments Around the Web Geothermal Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:21:00 +0000 423051 at http://contractormag.com Grundfos CEO to UN: Private sector can help meet world’s sustainability goals http://contractormag.com/green/grundfos-ceo-un-private-sector-can-help-meet-world-s-sustainability-goals <div class="node-body article-body">Grundfos CEO Mads Nipper was among today’s speakers at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders’ Summit in New York.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/grundfos-ceo-un-private-sector-can-help-meet-world-s-sustainability-goals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/grundfos-ceo-un-private-sector-can-help-meet-world-s-sustainability-goals#comments Green Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:53:00 +0000 422791 at http://contractormag.com <p>Grundfos CEO Mads Nipper addresses the United Nations Global Compact Leaders&rsquo; Summit in New York on June 24, 2016.</p> 2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals planned investment at all-time high http://contractormag.com/green/2016-johnson-controls-energy-efficiency-indicator-survey-reveals-planned-investment-all-time-h <div class="field-deck"> 72 percent of respondents to increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey shows interest and investment in energy efficiency are at an all-time high.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/2016-johnson-controls-energy-efficiency-indicator-survey-reveals-planned-investment-all-time-h" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/2016-johnson-controls-energy-efficiency-indicator-survey-reveals-planned-investment-all-time-h#comments Green Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:29:00 +0000 422641 at http://contractormag.com Pulte chooses Rinnai tankless water heater for zero net energy home prototype http://contractormag.com/green/pulte-chooses-rinnai-tankless-water-heater-zero-net-energy-home-prototype <div class="field-deck"> Rinnai to provide Ultra Series Tankless RUR model with new wireless connectivity for project </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When PulteGroup set out to build a zero net energy (ZNE) home prototype in Northern California, it chose to leverage only the latest in sustainable products.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/pulte-chooses-rinnai-tankless-water-heater-zero-net-energy-home-prototype" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/pulte-chooses-rinnai-tankless-water-heater-zero-net-energy-home-prototype#comments Green Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:54:00 +0000 421871 at http://contractormag.com <p>The Pulte net zero energy home exterior.</p> CABA to offer Intelligent Buildings, Connected Home Pavilion at Greenbuild 2016 http://contractormag.com/green/caba-offer-intelligent-buildings-connected-home-pavilion-greenbuild-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">CABA has entered into an agreement with Informa Exhibitions to organize the first ever Intelligent Buildings and Connected Home Pavilion at Greenbuild 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/caba-offer-intelligent-buildings-connected-home-pavilion-greenbuild-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/caba-offer-intelligent-buildings-connected-home-pavilion-greenbuild-2016#comments IoT Green Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:26:00 +0000 421841 at http://contractormag.com IAPMO forms IWSH Foundation to improve access to clean water and sanitation http://contractormag.com/node/421691 <div class="node-body article-body">The IAPMO Group is proud to announce the formation of The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH). </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/node/421691" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/node/421691#comments Codes Green Thu, 16 Jun 2016 19:24:00 +0000 421691 at http://contractormag.com Energy outlook for 2040 http://contractormag.com/green/energy-outlook-2040-0 <div class="node-body article-body">As the world tries to become more and more eco-friendly, we ask the question, “What will energy production look like in 2040 and what is being done to make the world a greener place?</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/energy-outlook-2040-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/energy-outlook-2040-0#comments Green Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:18:00 +0000 421671 at http://contractormag.com Green office buildings that are saving the planet http://contractormag.com/green/green-office-buildings-are-saving-planet <div class="node-body article-body">To celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th, Euroffice put together this infographic on some of the most environmentally friendly office buildings in use today. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/green-office-buildings-are-saving-planet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/green-office-buildings-are-saving-planet#comments Green Mon, 06 Jun 2016 14:45:00 +0000 420831 at http://contractormag.com ICC-SRCC an industry partner in DOE Solar Training and Education Program http://contractormag.com/codes/icc-srcc-industry-partner-doe-solar-training-and-education-program <div class="field-deck"> Grant funding will provide training and resources to more than 100,000 industry professionals </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ICCs Solar Rating & Certification Corporation is an allied industry partner in the Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s two-year project to develop solar resources and training.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/icc-srcc-industry-partner-doe-solar-training-and-education-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/icc-srcc-industry-partner-doe-solar-training-and-education-program#comments Codes Solar Training Opportunities Mon, 23 May 2016 16:03:00 +0000 420121 at http://contractormag.com