Radiant heat flooring isn’t a mere decadent luxury. Typically consisting of flexible PEX tubing embedded in flooring to circulate heated water, radiant heat systems can actually help homeowners comfortably use less central heat – saving money by reducing overall energy consumption.
The original Nest Learning Thermostat was a pretty amazing innovation: By automatically heating or cooling a home only when needed, it could dramatically cut wasted energy (and save a homeowner thousands of dollars in the process). And now the 2nd Generation is here – the new Nest Learning Thermostat offers a slew of cool new […]
The Nest Learning Thermostat isn’t just programmable. It actually anticipates what you need it to do, which (besides being really cool, no pun intended) can save a substantial amount of wasted energy. Since heating and cooling accounts for a full 50% of an average home’s energy use, that also means saving you a bundle of […]
Virtu solar tubes utilize a hybrid design that incorporates both PV cells for solar energy, and solar thermal conduction for heating. Best of all, the hybrid arrangement helps both components work better than standalone systems, proving the old adage that the whole really can be greater than the sum of its parts.
As discussed in a recent article, we’re excited for the much-anticipated release of the innovative Switch LED light bulb. But with those bulbs still a couple months away from widespread public release, we’re intrigued by a another solid competitor in the screw-in LED bulb category: the Warm White LED bulb from G7 Power.