Environmental Controls

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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. More

A Flood-Proof House That Rises With the Tide
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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... More

Sears Settles with EPA Over Lead-Safe Practices
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Sears Settles with EPA Over Lead-Safe Practices

The retail giant will have to pay a $400,000 civil penalty and implement a... More

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The Feds’ War Against Silica Dust

What will OSHA’s proposed new silica dust rule mean for remodelers? More

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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. More

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Legrand/Pass & Seymour Dimming Multi-Way Convertible Occupancy Sensor 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. More

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Lutron RadioRA-SR Wireless Home Control Lutron RadioRA-SR Wireless Home Control

Install the new RadioRA-SR system in new or existing homes without running new wires. More

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Masco Verve Living System Lighting Control 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. More

Light Tech
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Light Tech

As more manufacturers offer lower-priced lighting-control products, builders and... More

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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. More

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