Green http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en See columnist Dave Yates install a Navien NHB boiler http://contractormag.com/video/see-columnist-dave-yates-install-navien-nhb-boiler <div class="node-body video-body">An outdated floor standing heating system makes way for Navien’s new high-tech wall-hung condensing modulating boiler, the NHB.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/video/see-columnist-dave-yates-install-navien-nhb-boiler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/video/see-columnist-dave-yates-install-navien-nhb-boiler#comments Video Green Hydronics Yates Thu, 03 Sep 2015 18:47:00 +0000 410801 at http://contractormag.com Geothermal install delivers net-zero for the newest Proud Green Home http://contractormag.com/geothermal/geothermal-install-delivers-net-zero-newest-proud-green-home <div class="node-body article-body">The intent is to use the buildings to show what is possible with current energy- and water-saving technology; to inspire and educate professionals and consumers about the benefits of sustainable, high-performance home strategies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/geothermal-install-delivers-net-zero-newest-proud-green-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/geothermal-install-delivers-net-zero-newest-proud-green-home#comments Geothermal Registered User Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:59:00 +0000 410641 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Webstone, Modine, Bonomi, Navien, Ace and Magnum Boots http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-webstone-modine-bonomi-navien-ace-and-magnum-boots <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week brings a time-saving boiler piping kit, a full-grain leather workboot, a line of high-performance butterfly valves, an expansion to the popular NPE line of tankless condensing water heaters and much more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-webstone-modine-bonomi-navien-ace-and-magnum-boots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-webstone-modine-bonomi-navien-ace-and-magnum-boots#comments Apparel Media Galleries Green Hydronics Plumbing Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:26:00 +0000 410581 at http://contractormag.com "Solar Sunflower" to combine photovoltaic, solar thermal power http://contractormag.com/solar/solar-sunflower-combine-photovoltaic-solar-thermal-power <div class="node-body article-body">A combination of various existing technologies is used to produce a versatile, highly efficient solar system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/solar/solar-sunflower-combine-photovoltaic-solar-thermal-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/solar/solar-sunflower-combine-photovoltaic-solar-thermal-power#comments Solar Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:12:00 +0000 410551 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Navien is named APR’s Innovation Partner of the Year http://contractormag.com/management/navien-named-apr-s-innovation-partner-year <div class="node-body article-body">At its annual awards dinner in Hershey, Pa., APR Supply Co. named Navien its Innovation Partner of the Year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/navien-named-apr-s-innovation-partner-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/navien-named-apr-s-innovation-partner-year#comments Green Management Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:09:00 +0000 410531 at http://contractormag.com <p>Left to right &ndash; Scott Weaver &ndash; President of APR Supply,&nbsp; Gary Eklof &ndash; President of Harry Eklof &amp; Associates,&nbsp; Jeff MacDowell VP of Marketing and Emerging Markets for APR Supply, and Emily Hostetter, Executive Assistant at APR Supply.</p> Weekly Product Gallery: T&S Brass, Bosch, Sloan Valve, Rinnai, Flomatic and Chicago Faucets http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-ts-brass-bosch-sloan-valve-rinnai-flomatic-and-chicago-faucet <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week brings an innovative food waste disposal system, a tankless electric water heater, a hybrid urinal, a pump check valve, a gooseneck kitchen faucet and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-ts-brass-bosch-sloan-valve-rinnai-flomatic-and-chicago-faucet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-ts-brass-bosch-sloan-valve-rinnai-flomatic-and-chicago-faucet#comments Faucets Media Galleries Green Hydronics Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:18:00 +0000 410481 at http://contractormag.com U.S. Drilling industry and Christian charities rescue low-flow water well for 15,000 Sendafa, Ethiopia residents http://contractormag.com/piping/us-drilling-industry-and-christian-charities-rescue-low-flow-water-well-15000-sendafa-ethiopi <div class="field-deck"> First successful water well rehabilitation in Ethiopia and possibly in Africa included U.S. expertise of a drilling supply manufacturer, wholesaler, drilling consultants and engineers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. drilling industry members and two Christian charities donated equipment, supplies and expertise to rehabilitate a partially-blocked primary water well to full-capacity in Sendafa, Ethiopia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/piping/us-drilling-industry-and-christian-charities-rescue-low-flow-water-well-15000-sendafa-ethiopi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/piping/us-drilling-industry-and-christian-charities-rescue-low-flow-water-well-15000-sendafa-ethiopi#comments Green Piping Plumbing Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:37:00 +0000 410471 at http://contractormag.com <p>David Powell with some kids from Sendafa. In the background are townspeople collecting water from the water truck.</p> Sustainability is key at Guthrie Green http://contractormag.com/geothermal/sustainability-key-guthrie-green <div class="node-body article-body">The Guthrie Green park and arts complex in Tulsa, Oklahoma is using innovative geothermal systems for heating and cooling. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/sustainability-key-guthrie-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/sustainability-key-guthrie-green#comments Geothermal Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:47:00 +0000 410421 at http://contractormag.com <p>ClimateMaster systems efficiently heat and cool more than 80,000 sq ft of space.</p> HPAC Engineering Rinnai America donates tankless water heaters to Camp Southern Ground http://contractormag.com/hydronics/rinnai-america-donates-tankless-water-heaters-camp-southern-ground <div class="field-deck"> Donation to GRAMMY Award-winning singer Zac Brown’s outdoor camp for children installed in its Shade and Play Pavilion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When campers arrive for the first time next summer at Camp Southern Ground they’ll have plenty of hot water, thanks to a donation of a commercial-grade Rinnai Tankless Rack System (TRS) with three tankless water heaters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/hydronics/rinnai-america-donates-tankless-water-heaters-camp-southern-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/hydronics/rinnai-america-donates-tankless-water-heaters-camp-southern-ground#comments Green Hydronics Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:52:00 +0000 410381 at http://contractormag.com Johnson Controls helps Stanford University drastically reduce water and energy use in new central plant http://contractormag.com/green/johnson-controls-helps-stanford-university-drastically-reduce-water-and-energy-use-new-central <div class="node-body article-body">Stanford University cut its water use by 15 percent and is projected to save $420 million in operational costs thanks to a new central energy facility (CEF) developed with help from Johnson Controls. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/johnson-controls-helps-stanford-university-drastically-reduce-water-and-energy-use-new-central" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/johnson-controls-helps-stanford-university-drastically-reduce-water-and-energy-use-new-central#comments Green Hydronics Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:23:00 +0000 410341 at http://contractormag.com