Substituting Solar Panels for Insulation in the Energy Code
The ERI path allows buildings to comply with the energy code in a completely different way.
A Flood-Proof House That Rises With the Tide
Some areas in the UK can't be developed for housing because of the risk of...
Sears Settles with EPA Over Lead-Safe Practices
The retail giant will have to pay a $400,000 civil penalty and implement a...
The Feds’ War Against Silica Dust
What will OSHA’s proposed new silica dust rule mean for remodelers?
EPA Issues Fines for Lead Rule Violations
One company pays nearly $20K for failing to provide information ó i.e., the agency's "Renovate Right" brochure ó to some homeowners. That company is not alone.
Legrand/Pass & Seymour Dimming Multi-Way Convertible Occupancy Sensor
For more control over lighting, the Dimming Multi-Way Convertible Occupancy Sensor features a preset dimming control, automatic lighting shut-off, and optional automatic lighting activation.
Lutron RadioRA-SR Wireless Home Control
Install the new RadioRA-SR system in new or existing homes without running new wires.
Masco Verve Living System Lighting Control
The wireless Verve Living lighting control system requires less wiring and has lower material and installation costs than other systems, the maker says.
As more manufacturers offer lower-priced lighting-control products, builders and...
In Focus: Home Automation
Whether it's as complicated as a fully automated home theater system with programmed lighting scenes or as simple as a single-room lighting control, homeowners are looking for ways to make their lives at home easier to manage and more convenient.