Green http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en PMI urges EPA to preserve WaterSense http://contractormag.com/green/pmi-urges-epa-preserve-watersense <div class="node-body article-body">WaterSense is one of the programs slated for elimination under EPA's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/pmi-urges-epa-preserve-watersense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/pmi-urges-epa-preserve-watersense#comments Bath/Kitchen Green Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:51:00 +0000 435321 at http://contractormag.com Study estimates up to 170-billion-gallon water savings per year through water-efficient toilets http://contractormag.com/toilets/study-estimates-170-billion-gallon-water-savings-year-through-water-efficient-toilets <div class="field-deck"> AWE, PMI research focused on residential properties in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia and Texas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Water-efficient toilets could potentially save up to 170 billion potable gallons of water per year across five states facing water scarcity.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/toilets/study-estimates-170-billion-gallon-water-savings-year-through-water-efficient-toilets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/toilets/study-estimates-170-billion-gallon-water-savings-year-through-water-efficient-toilets#comments Toilets Green Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:14:00 +0000 435281 at http://contractormag.com EPA unveils new Energy Star water heater promotion http://contractormag.com/hydronics/epa-unveils-new-energy-star-water-heater-promotion <div class="node-body article-body">The “Upgrade Now and Warm Up to Savings” campaign will run Sept. 1-Oct. 31, 2017. Contractors can access marketing materials on the Energy Star website to promote replacement of old water heaters with new energy-efficient models.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/hydronics/epa-unveils-new-energy-star-water-heater-promotion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/hydronics/epa-unveils-new-energy-star-water-heater-promotion#comments Green Hydronics Fri, 07 Apr 2017 21:32:00 +0000 435141 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: J.C. Whitlam, Modine, General Pipe Cleaners, Saniflo, Reed and Webstone http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-jc-whitlam-modine-general-pipe-cleaners-saniflo-reed-and-webs <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features a PVC cement, a water-to-air geothermal heat pump, a 3/4 HP sectional drain cleaning machine, a drain pump, a deburring tool and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-jc-whitlam-modine-general-pipe-cleaners-saniflo-reed-and-webs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-jc-whitlam-modine-general-pipe-cleaners-saniflo-reed-and-webs#comments Geothermal Media Galleries Piping Plumbing Tools Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0000 434951 at http://contractormag.com IAPMO seeks USEHC geothermal piping and photovoltaic task group members http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-seeks-usehc-geothermal-piping-and-photovoltaic-task-group-members <div class="field-deck"> The deadline to submit an application is April 7 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IAPMO is accepting applications and seeking technical experts to participate on task groups relating to geothermal piping and photovoltaic systems.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-seeks-usehc-geothermal-piping-and-photovoltaic-task-group-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-seeks-usehc-geothermal-piping-and-photovoltaic-task-group-members#comments Codes Geothermal Mon, 03 Apr 2017 19:50:00 +0000 434931 at http://contractormag.com Hunter Mechanical delivers commercial-grade geo for residential project http://contractormag.com/geothermal/hunter-mechanical-delivers-commercial-grade-geo-residential-project <div class="node-body article-body">Hunter calls the combination of radiant and geothermal a “marriage made in heaven,” since almost all the thermal energy is exchanged between various liquid media. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/hunter-mechanical-delivers-commercial-grade-geo-residential-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/hunter-mechanical-delivers-commercial-grade-geo-residential-project#comments Geothermal Silver Thu, 09 Mar 2017 21:52:00 +0000 434341 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Rinnai, Laars, Modine, WaterFurnace, Taco and Uponor http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-rinnai-laars-modine-waterfurnace-taco-and-uponor <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's gallery includes a wi-fi control module for demand recirculation, an electric water heater, a geothermal heat pump, a compact geothermal appliance, an automatic water heater shut-off and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-rinnai-laars-modine-waterfurnace-taco-and-uponor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-rinnai-laars-modine-waterfurnace-taco-and-uponor#comments Geothermal Media Galleries PVF Smartphones Hydronics Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:16:00 +0000 434271 at http://contractormag.com 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 Residential mini-splits: the takeover http://contractormag.com/technology/residential-mini-splits-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/residential-mini-splits-takeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/residential-mini-splits-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>