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  • Passive Solar Water Heating System From Rheem

    Rheem. SRCC-labeled Solaraide passive solar water heating systems operate without pumps or controllers. A closed-loop, indirect heat exchange design wraps completely around the unit’s roof-mounted thermo-siphon exchange tank for optimum efficiency. Single or double flat-plate collectors in 47- or...

  • Solar Heat Pump From Caleffi

    Caleffi. The SRCC-certified Solarie Solar Heat Pump is an all-in-one collector and storage tank system that eliminates the need for a separate backup water heater. Using demineralized water instead of refrigerant liquid as a heat exchanger, it pumps the water to its rooftop collectors only when...

  • Solar Water Heating Packages From Stiebel Eltron

    Stiebel Eltron. A trio of one-, two-, or three-collector SolKit solar water heating packages are available to meet the needs of most households. The SRCC-labeled ceramic/metal-coated collectors feature anodized aluminum enclosures and low-iron tempered glazing for optimum performance and long...

  • Case Study: 11-Year-Old Charlottesville, Va., Home Reveals Enduring Performance of Environmental Design

    More than a decade after its design, the home of architects Chris Hays and Allison Ewing demonstrates the long-term benefits of passive solar design and high-performance construction.

  • Tankless Water Heater with Heat Exchange from Rinnai

    Rinnai. The company’s new condensing tankless water heaters offer the continuous hot water of a traditional tankless unit with even greater energy savings: The Energy Star–qualified units operate at 95% thermal efficiency, according to the company. The water heaters feature two commercial-grade...

  • Product Review: Windows

    Spot-specing windows based on their orientation--rather than installing a houseful of the same model--can have a significant impact on efficiency and homeowner comfort.

  • Product Review: Solar Water Heaters

    As interest in solar hot water climbs, understanding the systems is the first step to maximizing ROI.

  • Product Review: Solar Water Heaters

    As interest in solar hot water climbs, understanding the systems is the first step to maximizing ROI.

  • Case Study: Modern Townhomes Bring Sustainability to Urban Indianapolis

    Redevelopment Group's six row-style condos boast efficiency, healthy indoor air, and skyline views.

  • Five-Point Home Performance Tune-Up

    These five tune-up items will prompt improvements in the health, safety, comfort, durability, and energy efficiency of your homes.