I want to learn about air conditioning

I have always been a bit of a nerd. I find things fascinating, and sometimes the things I think are so interesting provide no interest to other people. For example, I am amazed by the interstate highway system. I looked it up online and found out how it got started and how much work it […]

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the hospital needs a better air conditioner

My mother was a nurse, and she worked at this gigantic hospital near the downtown area of our small southern city. I was always so proud of her for being a nurse and helping people who really needed help. She often had to work oddball hours, and sometimes she would be called into work unexpectedly. […]

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there’s no need to fix it ourselves

I recently celebrated my fiftieth birthday, and after half a century on this planet, I have learned a thing or two about most subjects. One of the most challenging subjects we have to learn is human relationships. There is no textbook you can buy that will tell you all about the different ways people can […]

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A Christmas shopping spree

I live in the southern region of the country, and it isn’t uncommon for the daily temperatures to be in the seventies. This is true even during the christmas holiday season.  Last winter, my son needed to find a part-time job after school, and he chose to work at a department store. At first he […]

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Fixing problems as fast as I can

My friend Pedro and I, both work for a mexican restaurant over on the southside of town. It is not a very big place, but we do well, and the food is amazing. Tuesday of last week, Pedro and I were working on the line plating food…when we heard a terrible clanking noise coming from […]

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The air conditioner is quite noisy

My brother called me one evening, to tell me that he was getting married. It would be set at a tropical resort on an island, and I was to fly out the following Wednesday. He flew all of his friends and family in first class, on one of the best airlines, as he was wanting […]

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A very old HVAC unit

I love being my own boss. Sometimes my office is the local library. Sometimes it is my living room. Other times, I choose to make the local coffee shop my office. The one down the street is my favorite. They are walking distance from my house. After walking there with my laptop computer and briefcase, […]

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I’m preparing my air conditioner

One of the ways that technology has helped the heating and air conditioning industry is with the introduction of the programmable and smart thermostat. Programmable thermostats can be a very energy efficient appliance to add to your home heating or cooling system. It is helpful in maintaining and regulating your home’s atmosphere during the winter […]

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My relative’s cold house

My husband’s family built their house about 25 years ago, so it’s still relatively new, as far as houses go for this area. Despite having a house that’s only a couple decades old, they didn’t do a very good job of regular upkeep. In fact, everything seems to be falling apart. They don’t like spending […]

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Ripping up my carpets

Last month, we pulled back the carpets in our home to reveal beautiful wood flooring underneath. I was so excited, that I told my husband that I wanted to refinish them over the Christmas holiday. Having real wood flooring would make a huge difference in how our home looked and increase the value. As I […]

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