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Discussions with tag 'Kitchens'

Green Building Myth Busting: It IS Fun to Watch a Pot Boil, on an Induction Cooktop (Video)

by Rate It Green Team

Have you wanted to see an induction stove at work?  Check out this Green Building Myth Busting video by Green Builder Matt Hoots and Lisa Connor, of Sub-Zero, Wolf Southeast, Inc.


Filed under: Appliances

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,High Performance,Indoor Air Quality,IAQ,Induction,Induction Cooking,Induction Stoves,Kitchens,IEQ,Myth Busting

1 replies | 11073 views | Posted on: 01/26/2021 | Last updated: 04/17/2023

Water Efficiency + Modern Design | HELVEX USA

by samanthaklein // Intern


Helvex is a leading manufacturer and distributor of water-efficient plumbing fixtures for bathrooms and kitchens, and has been selected as a partner for the #1920sMakeoverATL Passive Hou

Filed under: Green Living

Keywords: Water Efficiency,Eco Friendly Restrooms,Bathroom Design,Water,Water Conservation,Bathrooms,Kitchens,Plumbing Fixtures,Helvex,Fixtures

0 replies | 1613 views | Posted on: 07/19/2022 | Last updated: 01/16/2023

The Benefits of Induction Cooking, with SHARP Home Technologies

by Rate It Green Team


Why go with an induction stove? Green Builder Matt Hoots had the opportunity at the International Builders show to discuss the benefits of induction technology with Peter Weedfald with S

Filed under: Induction Cooktops

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Health,Indoor Air Quality,IAQ,Safety,Induction,Induction Cooking,Cooking,Electrification,Kitchens

0 replies | 2209 views | Posted on: 02/25/2023 | Last updated: 04/13/2023

Top 5 reason induction cooking is safer than cooking with gas

by Matt Hoots // SawHorse Design + Build

Induction cooking is superior to gas in many ways, and manufacturers are realizing this and adapting according. In 2021, Zline added induction cooktops to their appliance offerings. When I met them in

Filed under: Induction Cooktops

Keywords: Health,Indoor Air Quality,IAQ,Electrification,Safety,Induction,Induction Cooking,Cooking,Gas Cooktops,Kitchens

0 replies | 2328 views | Posted on: 02/23/2023 | Last updated: 04/10/2023

Why everyone is confused about gas and electric cooktops

by Matt Hoots // SawHorse Design + Build

Twenty years ago, I promoted gas appliances to my clients as the best option.  Gas was and is much better at heating the pot than electric options.  As a green builder, I ensured that t

Filed under: Induction Cooktops

Keywords: Indoor Air Quality,IAQ,Electrification,Induction,Induction Cooking,Cooking,Gas Stoves,Gas Cooktops,Electric Cooktops,Kitchens

0 replies | 2588 views | Posted on: 01/23/2023 | Last updated: 04/10/2023

Automatic Bath Fan Sensors Reduce Humidity, Pollutants, and Odors

by Rate It Green Team

As Green Builder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. points out, most people don’t use ventilation properly.  Exhaust fans can be a missed opportunity for improving Indoor air quality, or IAQ,

Filed under: Fans

Keywords: Indoor Air Quality,IAQ,Bathrooms,Ventilation,Humidity,Kitchens,Bath fans,Kitchen Fans,Exhaust fans,Pollutants

0 replies | 497 views | Posted on: 03/23/2024 | Last updated: 03/25/2024

Remote Hood Exhaust Fan Retrofit Delivers Significant Noise Reduction

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Sometimes, a smaller targeted project can be the best project! I am excited to report that we just completed a retrofit to install a remote hood fan for our kitchen exhaust hood, and it instantly made

Filed under: Fans

Keywords: Indoor Air Quality,Fans,IAQ,Ventilation,Kitchens,Exhaust fans,Hoods,Exhaust hoods

0 replies | 762 views | Posted on: 03/23/2024 | Last updated: 03/25/2024