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...

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...

5 Home Heating Tips to Stay Warm All Winter

As cold fronts continue to grip the nation, here are some home heating tips to stay warm and cozy all winter long. Who doesn’t have fond memories of curling up by a fire with a book (or tablet)? Rather than getting sad and blue about the cold weather, take joy...