In the dog days of summer, air conditioning provides a welcome respite from the heat. But what do you do when your air conditioner gives out on a 90-degree day? How do you know if it’s a DIY project or time to call in a professional? If your air conditioner is having these common problems, i…
Long, hot summer days are just around the corner. Is your air conditioner ready? Follow this simple maintenance checklist to make sure your A/C is in working order.
This decorative space heater warms up your room in more than one way.
Having trouble getting heat to a room? Sometimes a room is located too far away from the furnace ducts that supply heat to the rooms in a house. If that's the case, consider adding an electric heater installed on a wall in the room to make the space comfortable and warm.
The air quality in your home can have a huge impact on how you feel, and with warm dry air being blasted in by your HVAC unit all fall and winter, your humidity levels might be way too low for comfort. That’s where this affordable humidifier from Hometech comes in.
Using your ceiling fan can be a more energy efficient and budget friendly alternative than blasting your air conditioning during the end of summer, but it can also aggravate allergies by moving dust, pet hair, and other particles around the room. This simple and affordable ceiling fan air fi…
Malaysian architect Dr. Tan Loke Mun has spent years thinking about how to ensure buildings offer comfort without adding to the climate crisis. Inside his home, simple upgrades provide all the functions residents expect while saving energy.
If you live in an older home or apartment, central air conditioning isn’t always a given. On 90-degree days, you don’t have to suffer through the heat or spend hundreds of dollars on a window A/C unit to stay cool. This quiet and compact window A/C unit from hOmeLabs will keep you cool all s…
Done properly, passive design turns the idea of a drafty old home on its head. And homeowners can expect a return on investment in five years or less, one expert says.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that all workplaces are always kept at least five degrees too hot or too cold. If your office is in the too cold camp this winter, try this personal space heater for your desk. It’s the perfect affordable way to keep your hands or feet warm while you work.