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Northern Virginia Tips for Managing the Humidity in August

You may have heard, that this week the Northern Virginia area is getting it’s most humid air of the year. If you’re looking for an escape, there’s no better place to turn to then a cool, air conditioned room. But …

7 Ways You Can Beat the Heat

This could be the hottest weekend of the summer – besides staying inside a cool room in your house, which would be ideal, here are some other ways you can beat the heat.…

The Good and Bad of Smart Home Thermostats

You’ve more than likely heard of “Smart Home Thermostats” by now – referring to thermostats that can automatically adjust your home’s climate based on recognizing your preferences. In addition, these thermostats are Wi-Fi connected and capable of being adjusted through …

Conserve Water and Energy this Summer

Summer days are full of carefree fun, but make sure you aren’t being careless with your water and energy use this season. These smart tips will help you conserve valuable resources and will make a difference on your summer utility …

The Dogtrot House and the boom of the south thanks to air conditioning

Before A/C there was the Dogtrot House — two houses under one roof – one half for cooking and the other half for living, with a a breezeway down the middle to keep occupants cool in hot southern climates. These …