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SAD Lamps, Winter Lighting, and Health

on January 27, 2017

Long nights, short days, and cold weather are how we know that it’s winter.  During the winter season, the Earth rests with the northern hemisphere tilted away from the sun.  The further north you are, the less light is received per day.  That lack of light is enough to cool things off, giving us seasons […]

Why do Heat Pumps Work During the Winter?

on January 13, 2017

Heat pumps are amazing.  They use the same technology that your air conditioner does to help regulate heat in your home during the winter.  Heat pumps, just like air conditioners, work by moving heat from one place to another.  Unlike your air conditioner, a heat pump works to pull warmth from the outdoors and fill […]

How to Safely Use a Portable Space Heater

on November 18, 2016

It’s cold outside, you don’t need us to tell you that but, while you may find the cold to be refreshing, the decrease in temperature means a sharp increase in heating bills for many people.  Whether you’re using gas, oil, or electric heat in your home, winters are typically more expensive.  If possible, we should […]

Ceiling Fans, Fall, and Staying Cool

on October 7, 2016

Warm weather seems to be safely behind us.  Most of us have already turned off our air conditioners, possibly for the last time this year.  While temperatures are cool enough outside to stay comfortable and even chilly at some points during the night, indoor temperatures are going to be warmer, especially during the day.  This […]