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Is Green Building and Design the Right Fit for Your Building?

There remains a wide range of concepts and practices that people define as ‘Green Building’. The term can mean anything from a building project that has a net positive environmental impact to a building project that is simply less environmentally detrimental in comparison to other buildings. 512 more words

Engineering Design

The Industry's First Smart Range Hood

Kitchens are a principal source of some of the most harmful pollutants generated in the home. Kitchen range hoods can mitigate the impact of these pollutants, but range hoods can be ineffective at capturing pollutants and are often not used either because of noise or because occupants are unaware of when ventilation is needed. 136 more words


Angry Air!

John Tooley said, “Air is like crooked rivers, crooked people, teenagers, and cheap labor.  It always seeks the path of least resistance.”  He didn’t say that Angry air is Noisy air.   561 more words


Examining Energy Star’s Impact

A home design and construction company in Dallas, Texas, First Texas Homes draws upon over 45 years of industry experience to provide quality homes to its clients. 130 more words

First Texas Homes

It's A Tax Free Weekend For Energy Star & Water Efficient Products

It’s another tax-free weekend in Texas. This time, water and energy-efficient products may be tax-free from Saturday through Monday.

Products that display the Energy Star logo can be purchased tax-free, including: programmable thermostats, air conditioners ($6,000 or less), refrigerators ($2,000 or less), ceiling fans, fluorescent light bulbs, dishwashers, dehumidifiers and washers (but not dryers). 110 more words