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A study in white

A study in white

A monotone bath becomes a study in light and form.

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A mod bath- with clean lines and shapes

A mod bath- with clean lines and shapes

A modern guest bath with a sleek sink and playful lines create a relaxing and playful space.

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Tight Spaces

Tight Spaces

Where there's a will there's a way

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Water Heater thats also an AC!  ATI66 Heat Pump Water Heater Review

Water Heater that's also an AC! ATI66 Heat Pump Water Heater Review

I like Heat Pump Water Heaters, they heat water and they throw off cool & dehumidified air! Seems like the perfect product to have inside our Hot Texas homes. See my full review of the AirGenerate ATI 66 gallon HPWH.

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Tankless vs Tank vs HPWH - 10 Year Costs Estimates - Large Custom Home

Tankless vs Tank vs HPWH - 10 Year Costs Estimates - Large Custom Home

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Most large custom homes that I've seen are relatively in-efficient in their hot water strategy. Many homes above 5000sf have 2+ 75 gal tank water heaters with a circulation pump. I thought this 7000sf home I'm about to break ground on would be a good case study on what some more efficient water heaters might cost over a 10 year period. This is some geeky stuffy...Enjoy! -Matt Risinger

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Hot Water Without Wasting Cold - Metlund DMand Pump

Hot Water Without Wasting Cold - Metlund D'Mand Pump

How long does it take for your faucet to get hot water? As you wait for that hot water a typical faucet might dump 1-2 gallons of water down the drain. The solution for this problem is a smart circulation pump. Metlund makes a great system to deliver how water to your faucets without waste.

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New Island Opens up Kitchen

New Island Opens up Kitchen

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 This new kitchen island replaced a perpendicular peninsula that closed the kitchen off from the adjacent living areas. By...

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Contemporary Kitchen

Contemporary Kitchen

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Not my Design, Not my Boxes, My Remodle and Install. It came out Nice.........

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Get FREE hot water, AC, and dry air

Get FREE hot water, AC, and dry air

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If you have an electric water heater, you can disconnect the heating elements because you won’t need them. And if your water heater is gas-fired, you can shut off the gas supply. This module will heat water more efficiently than any gas or electric water heater.

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How Much Will My Solar Hot Water System Cost?

How Much Will My Solar Hot Water System Cost?

Cost is a key consideration when weighing the merits of renewable energy; www.findsolar.com is an excellent place to find information on hot-water systems.

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Two Energy-Efficient Ways to Get Hot Water Faster

Two Energy-Efficient Ways to Get Hot Water Faster

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Recirculation systems are practical, whole-house solutions for providing instant hot water.

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Radon Resistant New Construction - Bad example #1

Radon Resistant New Construction - Bad example #1

What is wrong? First, it is made of perforated pipe - it allows radon gas to freely enter the living space. Second, it was located in the front of the house - if installed they should be at the rear...

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Little West Kill House

Little West Kill House

Attention to Detail: Custom Designed Modern Japanese style Home, large overhangs, wrap around deck, 2,124 SF, Single family. Frosted glass Douglas Fir Entry Double doors, dragonfly doorbell, Acorn...

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