Green http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en ClimateMaster celebrates Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity homes built with geothermal http://contractormag.com/geothermal/climatemaster-celebrates-oklahoma-habitat-humanity-homes-built-geothermal <div class="node-body article-body">The geothermal homes built feature a two-ton geothermal heat pump system from ClimateMaster fed by a single 400-ft. deep borehole.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/climatemaster-celebrates-oklahoma-habitat-humanity-homes-built-geothermal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/climatemaster-celebrates-oklahoma-habitat-humanity-homes-built-geothermal#comments Geothermal Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:42:00 +0000 409341 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Uponor, Viessmann, Nest, SpacePak, KWC and Aerco http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-uponor-viessmann-nest-spacepak-kwc-and-aerco <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's new products features a single-zone snow melt control, a floor-standing, condensing boiler, a low ambient heat pump, a thermostat you can control from your smart phone, and much more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-uponor-viessmann-nest-spacepak-kwc-and-aerco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-uponor-viessmann-nest-spacepak-kwc-and-aerco#comments Faucets Media Galleries Snowmelt Software Green Hydronics Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:30:00 +0000 409321 at http://contractormag.com U.S. Green Building Council Announces New Alignment with CALGreen http://contractormag.com/green/us-green-building-council-announces-new-alignment-calgreen <div class="field-deck"> California embraces new path to achieve LEED certification as state struggles with drought </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Green Building Council announced today the availability of a new path forward for California project developers seeking LEED certification. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/us-green-building-council-announces-new-alignment-calgreen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/us-green-building-council-announces-new-alignment-calgreen#comments Green Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:16:00 +0000 409311 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Weekly Product Gallery: Spirax Sarco, Neutra-Safe, EasyHeat, WaterFurnace, Rehau and Victaulic http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-spirax-sarco-neutra-safe-easyheat-waterfurnace-rehau-and-vict <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week, a heat exchanger that incorporates intelligent monitoring technology, a line of condensate neutralizers, an add-on for Autodesk Revit MEP, a snow and ice-melting system, a geothermal heat pump and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-spirax-sarco-neutra-safe-easyheat-waterfurnace-rehau-and-vict" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-spirax-sarco-neutra-safe-easyheat-waterfurnace-rehau-and-vict#comments Media Galleries Software Green Hydronics Radiant Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:25:00 +0000 409241 at http://contractormag.com Why haven't falling oil and gas prices destroyed the renewable energy sector? http://contractormag.com/green/why-havent-falling-oil-and-gas-prices-destroyed-renewable-energy-sector <div class="node-body article-body">The prices for fossil fuels keeps falling. In the 1980s that was all it took to end government and private sector investment in wind, solar and other renewable sources of power. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/why-havent-falling-oil-and-gas-prices-destroyed-renewable-energy-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/why-havent-falling-oil-and-gas-prices-destroyed-renewable-energy-sector#comments Green Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:49:00 +0000 409231 at http://contractormag.com Recycling system could save 2/3rds of a home's water http://contractormag.com/green/recycling-system-could-save-23rds-homes-water <div class="node-body article-body">This story with accompanying video from CNBC shows how new residential water recycling systems are helping combat the drought in California. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/recycling-system-could-save-23rds-homes-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/recycling-system-could-save-23rds-homes-water#comments Green Plumbing Fri, 19 Jun 2015 19:05:00 +0000 409171 at http://contractormag.com Groundwater basins in trouble according to UCI study http://contractormag.com/green/groundwater-basins-trouble-according-uci-study <div class="node-body article-body">Research into aquifers around the globe show them losing more water year-over-year than is being replenished. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/groundwater-basins-trouble-according-uci-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/groundwater-basins-trouble-according-uci-study#comments Green Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:07:00 +0000 409161 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: A.O. Smith, American Standard, Lowell, Franklin Electric, Woodford and Matco-Norca http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-ao-smith-american-standard-lowell-franklin-electric-woodford- <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's gallery features a gas-solar hybrid water heating system, a new series of strap wrenches, a freezeless wall hydrant, lead-free single-handle faucets and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-ao-smith-american-standard-lowell-franklin-electric-woodford-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-ao-smith-american-standard-lowell-franklin-electric-woodford-#comments Faucets Media Galleries Solar Hydronics Plumbing Tools Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:00:00 +0000 408891 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Daikin, Grundfos, Duravit, DeWalt, Rheem and Legend http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-daikin-grundfos-duravit-dewalt-rheem-and-legend <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week brings a residential single-split system, a compact pressure boosting system, an elegant bathroom collection, a power damper gas-fired water heater, PEX ball valves and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-daikin-grundfos-duravit-dewalt-rheem-and-legend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-daikin-grundfos-duravit-dewalt-rheem-and-legend#comments Bath/Kitchen Media Galleries Green Hydronics Tools Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:04:00 +0000 408801 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Tyco, Moen, Icera, Caleffi, Rothenberger and Bosch http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-tyco-moen-icera-caleffi-rothenberger-and-bosch <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's product gallery includes a recessed pendant sprinkler, a high efficiency toilet, new plastic pipe welding equipment, a pull-out faucet, a dirt separator, and an improved line of geothermal flow centers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-tyco-moen-icera-caleffi-rothenberger-and-bosch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-tyco-moen-icera-caleffi-rothenberger-and-bosch#comments Faucets Fire Sprinklers Geothermal Media Galleries Toilets Green Tue, 26 May 2015 16:14:00 +0000 408661 at http://contractormag.com