Panasonic WhisperComfort ERV
This compact energy recovery ventilator can be inserted between joists in a ceiling to offer quiet, continuous air exchanges for a single room. It consumes just 23 watts at the highest setting of 40 cubic feet per minute (cfm) of airflow.
Beam Serenity Central Vacuum
Beam's Serenity IQS model whole house vacuum can clean even a large house from one centrally located appliance. The 600 watt motor has plenty of power to catch particulates and keep them from re-entering airspace. The 3900A model holds up to seven gallons of dirt and dust.
DuPont Tyvek HomeWrap
Tyvek's approach to housewrap is to focus on how the product contributes to overall HVAC performance by reducing air infiltration. Additional tapes and accessories ensure a tight, durable air barrier around the whole home.
Mohawk SmartStrand Carpet
One of the few large carpet companies to make major steps toward sustainability, Mohawk developed SmartStrand in a joint effort with DuPont to add renewably sourced polymers (from corn sugar and other sources) to a synthetic weave. The product has integral stain resistance, eliminating the need for toxic chemical treatments.