Your Homes Heating and Air Conditioning System

There are many different types of standard heating systems. Central heating is often used in cold climates to heat private houses and public buildings. Such a system contains a boiler, furnace, or heat pump to heat water, steam, or air, all in a central location such...

Aluminum Wiring – The Facts

Primarily in the 1960s and 1970s, many electrical contractors used aluminum wiring instead of copper wiring as a way to save money and lower construction costs. However, a number of electrical fires have been attributed to aluminum wiring. Many building codes have...

White roofs to fight global warming – Energy Saving

U.S. energy secretary Chu backs a novel idea: to whitewash roofs and highways. It could save lots of money and highlights an increasingly proactive agency. Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader Making a roof a cooler shade of white. NEW YORK...

Water Softeners – Choosing the Right One

The water to be treated passes through the water softener’s bed of the resin; * negatively-charged resins absorb and bind metal ions, which are always positively charged. These resins initially contain sodium ions, which are displaced into the water stream by...

Protect Your Pipes From Freezing – Orillia Homes

Living in Canada we have to survive below-freezing winter temperatures that can cause the water in your pipes to freeze, expand and burst your pipes. To help prevent this, install a stop-and-waste valve on the water line to drain water from pipes. Materials you will...