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VIDEO: Neolith - Durable and Sustainable Sintered Stone Countertops, Shower Systems, Ventilated Rain Screens (and more)

Flooring,Neolith,Countertops,paneling,paving,sinks,Interior Paneling,Exterior Paneling

by Rate It Green Team

Matt Hoots had the opportunity to talk with Travis Conrad of Neolith at the International Builders Show/Kitchen & Bathroom Show.  Neolith is a solid surface made of sintered stone, a 100% natural material made of gr… more...

  Filed under: Stone Countertops

0 replies | 2687 views | Posted on: 07/31/2020 | Last updated: 01/31/2023

Green Countertops: Cambria USA - Sustainable Quartz Composite Pushes Boundaries with New Products and Technologies (Video)

by Rate It Green Team

  In this video, Matt Hoots talks with Jennifer Prins of Cambria at the International Builders Show/Kitchen & Bathroom Show. Cambria is introducing 20 new celebratory designs and is leveraging new technologies to mar… more...

  Filed under: Quartz Countertops

2 replies | 5713 views | Posted on: 08/04/2020 | Last updated: 01/30/2023

Whisper Green Fans from Panasonic Eco Solutions - Quiet Prevention for Moisture and Condensation (and Smart!) (Video)

Fans,Ventilation,Bath fans,Kitchen Fans,Panasonic

by Rate It Green Team

Check out Matt Hoots’ interview with Ken Nelson from Panasonic Eco Solutions at the International Builders Show/Kitchen & Bathroom Show.  In this video, Ken gives an introduction to the Whisper Green Select li… more...

  Filed under: Fans

1 replies | 11625 views | Posted on: 08/09/2020 | Last updated: 01/30/2023

A Conversation with Patrick Chopson of Cove.Tool: Optimizing Building Performance, Sustainability & Cost through Building Information Modeling

by Rate It Green Team

Whether you’re a BIM expert, or an emerging professional, we think this conversation with Matt Hoots and Patrick Chopson of Cove.Tool is worth a listen.  Patrick gives an introduction to Cove.Tool’s impressive we… more...

  Filed under: Software

1 replies | 12130 views | Posted on: 08/12/2020 | Last updated: 01/30/2023

Learning about Smarter Refrigerant Management with Trakref (Video)

HVAC,Refrigeration,Refrigerant,Refrigeration Maintenance,Refrigerant leaks

by Rate It Green Team

This interview with Tedd Atwood of Trakref and Matt Hoots is a must listen for building owners and operators/managers.  Managing refrigerants better will save money and energy and equipment life. It’s really worth everyone … more...

  Filed under: Software

1 replies | 11740 views | Posted on: 08/24/2020 | Last updated: 01/30/2023

VIDEO: A Look at How ERVs Work with Panasonic, How 80% Efficiency Might Work in Practice

Ventilation,Panasonic,ERVs,Energy Recovery Ventilators

by Rate It Green Team

In this video, Matt Hoots interviews Ken Nelson with Panasonic at the International Builders/Kitchen and Bath Show.  Ken explains how ERVs work using a core exchanger, or enthalpic core (or what some of us call the &ldquo… more...

  Filed under: Fans

1 replies | 8375 views | Posted on: 08/17/2020 | Last updated: 01/30/2023

Reviewing the Top Benefits of Healthy Air at Home, with Aprilaire (Video)

Healthy Building,Healthy Homes,Indoor Air Quality,Ventilation Systems,Ventilation,AprilAire,HVAC

by Rate It Green Team

In this video, Patrick Dougherty shares an introduction to Aprilaire's whole house ventilation and healthy home solutions with Matt Hoots at the International Builders Show/Kitchen & Bathroom Show. Indoor air qu… more...

0 replies | 12815 views | Posted on: 08/31/2020 | Last updated: 01/27/2023

A Quick Look at Mitsubishi Electric's Residential HVAC Models - Great Gains in Energy Efficiency (Video)

Energy Efficiency,HVAC,Heating,Air Conditioning,Mitsubishi,Mini Splits

by Rate It Green Team

At the International Builders Show and Kitchen and Bath Show, Matt Hoots had the opportunity to talk with Chad Gillespie from Mitsubishi Electric to review what’s new in their residential offerings for 2020.  Chad r… more...

0 replies | 9433 views | Posted on: 09/06/2020 | Last updated: 01/27/2023

VIDEO: Spot Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV) - Designed for One Location (vs Whole House)

Energy Efficiency,HVAC,Indoor Air Quality,Ventilation Systems,Ventilation,Air Conditioning,ERVs

by Rate It Green Team

Learn about spot energy recovery ventilation (designed for one room/location) in this “unboxing” video, and… meet Matt’s dog, Oliver!  Matt reviews the components of an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) and … more...

0 replies | 7016 views | Posted on: 09/13/2020 | Last updated: 01/24/2023

VIDEO: Huber’s AdvanTech Subflooring Panels - Water Resistant, Dimensionally Stable, Solidly Designed


by Rate It Green Team

In this video, builder and green building expert Matt Hoots shares his personal experience with Huber’s Advantech subflooring panels.  This is a product he has worked with for over 20 years and uses on the majority of his job… more...

  Filed under: Flooring

0 replies | 6226 views | Posted on: 09/21/2020 | Last updated: 01/23/2023

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