Plugging in my electronics

I know that most people think that their electronics need to be plugged in all the time and that you can use it when it is plugged in. But that isn’t true for every electrical device, like your phone, laptop or your tablet. Things like that can get hot if you use them when they […]

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A great heater in my bedroom

Eight years ago, I was engaged to a wonderful man and we were about to begin planning our wedding. His family was from the northeast, and I was getting ready to fly up there to meet them all. His brother is a priest, so he was going to be the one to marry us. And […]

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The children and temperature control

As the parent of two teenagers, I am used to being ignored. When they come home from school, I always ask them how their day was. They always ignore my question entirely or shrug their shoulders. Then they run upstairs to play video games or something like that. I do not understand kids these days. […]

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HVAC in the photography studio

As a professional photographer, I have a very unique work schedule. Sometimes, I stay at home and just edit pictures or videos all day long. Other days, I am driving around a park, scouting locations for my next photo shoot. Finally, I spend some days inside a studio taking portraits of people or a group […]

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What furnace do I get

I’m not sure what kind of furnace to have installed in my new house. Should I go for a gas furnace, an electric furnace or an oil furnace? The electric furnace is cheaper to purchase, but the utility cost on it may be more than the gas furnace. The oil furnace may or may not […]

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How your A/C unit works

After purchasing our first house, we are slowly starting to learn simple maintenance things that need to be done around our house and for our appliances and utilities to function properly. Most of these things we would have never thought of if we didn’t start to notice changes in functionality.  For instance, we had no […]

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HVAC inside the workplace

I work in a pretty small office with only twelve other people. For the most part, we all get along really well. We all have a lot in common and our executive director fosters a sense of camaraderie and teamwork. The only thing that we don’t agree on in my part of the building is […]

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A new cooling unit

Five years ago, I decided to go on a mission trip with my church. We went to the Dominican Republic, which is a tiny island that is shared half by Haiti and half by the Dominican Republic. Although a lot of American cruise ships go there and there are a lot of resorts that cater […]

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Taking some precautions with the HVAC system

This year, for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, my family is traveling to a tropical location.  We are leaving behind the snow and cold in order to soak up the sun on a beach.  We have rented a condo for four weeks, and I am super excited.  In the region of the country where […]

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My faulty air conditioner

I thought it would be a really great idea to open a little bakery in my hometown.  I invested all of my savings and took out a bank loan in order to buy a small building and all of the necessary supplies.  I chose an older building because I fell in love with the exposed […]

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