Tucked inside a 15-bedroom facility
in Baltimore, Maryland is a family centered,
supportive community of
residents who have been brought
together by an unfortunate set
of circumstances—a critically ill
child. Despite the difficulties that
accompany tending to sick children,
the Believe in Tomorrow Children’s
House at Johns Hopkins understands
the integral role a family plays in the
care and treatment of a patient, thus
creating an environment that serves
both children and their families with
Whether homeowners are looking to help the environment or simply save money on their monthly energy bill, they have a strong incentive to explore the latest “green” technologies from A. O. Smith.
Developers Use Sustainable Water Heating to Gain LEED Certification
As one of the most sought-after beach communities on the West Coast, Laguna Beach is known for its luxury homes. Tresor Properties, a Laguna property development and construction company dedicated to sustainability, seeks to bring high
Solar Thermal Heating System Fit for Green Lifestyle
A new multi-family development in Santa Barbara, California, Victoria Garden Mews aims to become the model for “green” residential building in Southern California. Developed by Allen Associates and HartmanBaldwin, Victoria Garden Mews will demonstrate h
1 As avid collectors of Southwestern art, Ted and Betsy Rogers could not think of a better locale for a secondary home than Santa Fe, N.M. However, their 2,200 sq. ft. home in Santa Fe’s historic district did not provide adequate area to display their extensive collection. To create more space for both a
Jeff and Ellen Markel bought their 1994-built home in Lititz, Penn., a little more than two years ago. Since then, they’ve updated nearly all of the house’s mechanical systems. In May 2009, it came time to replace the home’s two water heaters.
As the only Green Restaurant Association certified restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee, Tayst Restaurant & Wine Bar, a restaurant dedicated to sustainability, brings in fresh ingredients daily from local farms.
CKE Restaurants, Inc., parent company of Hardee’s® and Carl’s Jr.® restaurant chains, is working toward a greener future.
Ed Begley, Jr. is widely respected as
one of the first “green” actors in Hollywood, pursuing energy
efficiency since 1970. At times, Begley’s ecological views and
practices have been perceived as extreme, like showing up to gala
events on a bicycle. Now he’s considered by many as the one who had it
right all along.
Overland Park, Kansas, is a quintessentially great American town. Selected by Money magazine in 2006 as one of the Top Ten Best Places To Live, this park-like community ranks as one of the smartest cities in the country, and one-third of Fortune 500 companies have offices in the area.
People are embracing green or environmentally low-impact practices at an encouraging rate, and energy- saving features have become a growing factor in house design.
Mark and LaVern Vivio are the proud parents of four boys whose ages range from 10 to 15 years old. You have the twins who are 15, Caleb and Jeremiah.
Sometimes standard sizes just don’t fit correctly. Think of dressing room dismay when a size medium won’t work but the large size hangs like drapery, or cramming feet in shoe after shoe trying to find a comfortable compromise.
Nearly 80,000 fans will be filing through Lambeau Field during each home game of the Green Bay Packers’ 2013 football season—7,000 more than last season—thanks to the newly expanded south end zone. During the expansion of the Packers stadium, which broke ground in January 2012, 21 new water heaters were installed, bringing the total number of water heaters in the well-known stadium to 132. Construction took place year- round, stopping only on Saturdays and Sundays during the football season. The expansion makes Lambeau Field one of the largest stadiums in the NFL.
In the restaurant business, the adage, “time is money,” is more than just cliché; it’s gospel. During a water heater failure, every second equates to money lost. For Maria Johnson, national director of facilities management for Pei Wei® Asian Diner, water heater failure just isn’t an option.