How Passive Design Postively Impacts Your Eco Home
17 November 2016
The best thing about being involved in the design of your new home is the ability to have your personal taste reflected in the final drawings. As someone who wants to make sure your new home is as environmentally friendly as possible, you already know about the benefits of solar heating and double-glazed windows. However, you may not be aware of the passive design concept. Passive design refers to the way your home regulates its internal temperature without using external energy at all.
How to Properly Prepare Your Lawn for Sod or Turf Grass
15 August 2016
Sod or turf grass is a good choice for when you want the look of a new lawn without waiting for seeds to take root and sprout. Sod can also thrive more readily than fresh seed, as you don't have the risk of seeds being eaten by birds or washing away when you water the soil. However, the way you prepare your lawn for sod or turf grass will have a great impact on how well the lawn takes root and continues to grow.
Common Problems With a Solar Hot Water Heater
29 July 2016
When you have a solar hot water heater, your energy bills are reduced and you have hot water you can count on. While it is an effective and high-quality system, it can also pose some issues over time. Here are some of the most common problems your water heater may experience so you know when repairs are needed.
The Tank Can Get Corrosion
Solar hot water heaters might not have as big of a risk of corrosion as other types of water heaters, but it still remains one of the more common issues with this type of water heater.
How to Get Better Air Quality in Your Office
27 July 2016
Keeping the air in your office clean should be a top priority. This is not only good for cleanliness purposes for yourself, but better air quality means less illness and allergy symptoms for your employees as well. The workplace should be a place where all employees can breathe easy and remain healthy for productivity purposes. Here are some easy ways to have good air quality in your work office.
Clean Your Air Filters and Ducts