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July 31, 2014

It’s no longer simply considered the right thing to do. With a greater number of consumers, builders and retailers reaching for green products, manufacturing with an eye toward the environment also makes great business sense. The U.S. Green Building Council estimates that the number of LEED-certified homes doubled globally between 2011 and 2012. Ranging from such simple fixes as energy-efficient light bulbs to advanced implements like an Energy Star-rated clothes dryer, here are 14 innovative products from the tree-hugging corner of the home-building industry.

November 16, 2012

Memphis, Tenn.-based Hunter Fan introduced a Universal Internet Thermostat, which can be controlled in-home or remotely with a smartphone.

The company says consumers can dramatically cut heating and cooling costs by installing Hunter Fan’s new Universal Internet Thermostat, which is controlled in-home or remotely with a smartphone app.

October 11, 2012

Hunter Fan has introduced its Universal Internet Thermostat, which is controlled in-home or remotely with a smartphone app. The energy-saving thermostat, which can also be programmed by a smartphone, retails for $99. According to the Memphis, Tenn., company, the product installs in five minutes. 

December 15, 2011

West Chester, Pa.-based Air King added the do-it-yourself, snap-in BFQ80 exhaust fan to its line of ventilation fans. 

The BFQ80 is an 80 CFM, 2.0 sone exhaust fan offering an Energy Star-qualified solution for residential ventilation needs, the company said.

“What makes the BFQ Series unique is the simple, one-person installation system,” said Jeff Kenkelen, president, Air King. “Most ‘traditional’ fans utilize either a hanger bar or mounting tab system, while the BFQ is installed using a convenient mounting bracket.”

April 15, 2011

Air King, the West Chester, Pa.-based exhaust fan manufacturer, introduced a dual-speed exhaust fan designed for cost-effective, energy-efficient ventilation.

The Air King model AK100D dual-speed Quiet Series exhaust fan features a low profile grill design and a spring-loaded, back draft damper prevents drafts from entering back into the room through the ducting.

March 24, 2011

Lasko, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, has launched a voluntary recall of 4.8 million box-style fans due to the possibility of hazards associated with an electrical failure in the fan’s motor. 

Lasko has received seven reports of fires associated with motor failures, including two house fires and one barn fire, resulting in extensive property damage. No injuries have been reported.

November 7, 2007

The company said that water could leak into electrical components and cause fires....

July 30, 2007

The company will voluntarily recall about 900,000 electric leaf blowers sold through Home Depot, Lowe’s...