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Product Spotlight: Nest

By now you’ve probably heard of the Nest thermostat — Nest Labs was a start-up company founded by a former Apple engineers that introduced the “Nest Learning Thermostat” in 2011 as their first product. Google acquired Nest Labs for $3.2 …

The Right-Size System For Your House Matters!

One of the more important things about finding and installing a heating and cooling system is it’s size. A correctly sized system will save you money. Why not get the biggest? Just because it’s bigger doesn’t mean it’s right for …

What Was Life Like Before A Climate-Controlled Home?

When air conditioners first came on the market, they weren’t to cool homes but rather for quality control for industry. The fact that factory/industry workers were kept cool was just an added benefit!

The most pre-historic, pre-air-conditioning method of living …

The Best Air-Purifying Houseplants for your Home, According to NASA

In 1989, NASA and the ALCA (Associated Landscape Contractors of America) joined together to study the way houseplants could be used to purify the air in space labs, space stations and other orbiting workplaces for astronauts. Several plants in their …

It’s National Love Your Pet Day!

Today it’s National Love Your Pet Day! Take this weekend to give your furry friend some extra cuddles — and enjoy some GIFs of other lovable pets around the internet.