If the weather is as beautiful where you are as it is in Kansas City (right now, anyway!), then you, like me, may have a hard time thinking about furnaces, heating and winter weather! Yet frigid temperatures will be here before we know it, and if you find yourself in […]
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Milwaukee Tools is on a tear and recently introduced a ton of new products as well as refreshed a few from their current lineup. Yesterday they held a media event to introduce some of these tools as well as share the news on a new partnership. They are definitely focusing […]
I recently read an article on Treehugger about the successful completion of a passive house in the south. A passive house you say? What the heck is that? Passive homes are built without a furnace. They rely on insulation and sunshine to keep it toasty and warm. In the summer they […]
Solar energy can be used for more than just generating electricity. More homeowners are discovering how solar energy can be captured to do what it does best and that is heat water. According to the Wall Street Journal, in many cases, all it takes to offset two-thirds of your hot […]
We’re always happy to see the latest newsletter from Bruce Irving in our email inbox and his latest edition doesn’t disappoint. He selects some of his favorite new products on the market but also weighs in on one of his pet peeves which is homeowners who spend big money to […]
There are some who don’t have the means to keep themselves and their families warm this summer. If you need assistance in paying your heating bills or would like to help keep a family warm, follow these recommendations.
Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to ever think of your HVAC system and your home temperature was always set as you like it and that if there were any issues you’d be warned ahead of time instead of arriving home to this horrible scene! Trane has informed […]
To save on energy costs and ensure a longer hot water supply, consider enclosing the body of your water heater with a tank wrap, a thick fiberglass blanket that’s sold at most hardware stores. Secure the ends of the blanket with waterproof tape. Experts recommend wrapping older water heaters; newer […]
Wow! Trane was just bought by Ingersoll-Rand for $9.4 billion in cash and stock. Best known for their air-conditioning units, Trane recently sold off their kitchen and bath units and apparently they became much more appealing.