More stories about Heat-Recovery Systems

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    The first time I remember hearing about green building was in the early-'70s, when a perfect blend of hippie culture and rising oil costs resulted in, among other things, houses called "earth ships" that incorporated wall systems made from old tires filled with dirt. But also, through some hits and...

  • Energy Efficient Multi-family High Rises

    Russell Albanese remembers the days when creating an environmentally friendly building was little more than an afterthought for most people. “At conferences, they always scheduled the green building seminar for the last day of the conference, when just about everyone had gone home,” Albanese says...

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    The term “high performance” likely conjures up an image of a car, one that's sleek and speedy, with an extremely powerful engine. The expectations surrounding such cars are high, which is why their allure is so strong.

  • Will Homeowners Pay for Quality Air?

    With the number of people with airborne allergies on the rise, and the number of children with asthma having doubled in the last two decades, builders who offer pre-installed air exchangers would seem to have a ready-made market.