Why Isn’t My Furnace Working?

It’s Winter, and even with this year’s mild winter, we’ve already had a few cold snaps and freezing temperatures.  If your furnace stops in the middle of winter, you don’t want it to stay down for very long.  Especially if it’s something that you can take care of...

How to Save Money on Heating

We cover so many of the standard ideas for improving energy efficiency and saving money on heating costs.  From common ideas like lowering the thermostat and cleaning your air filter, to using a humidifier to raise the ambient temperature, there’s a wealth of methods...

Lower Heating Costs Using a Humidifier

During the summer months, high humidity is terribly annoying.  When it’s hot and humid outside, everything feels sticky, it’s difficult to use the touch screen on a phone, and it makes keeping one’s hair in order practically impossible.  The combination of heat and...

What Does BTU Stand For?

The short answer is that the British Thermal Unit (BTU) a standard of measurement for work done.  A single BTU is the amount of work required for raising the temperature of a pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.  This is equal to roughly 1,055 joules.  Science...