Surprising Facts and Interesting Tidbits about the Energy Industry

Troubleshooting Your Pool’s Solar Heater

For the lovers of swimming, doing it all year round would be the perfect scenario. Other than being a sport and a hobby, swimming is good for your physical fitness. If you love swimming at your convenience, installing a solar heater for your pool is the wisest action to take. However, using a solar pool heater may bring about a number of problems. Here are a couple tips to help you troubleshoot the most common problems. Read More 

What Homeowners Often Overlook When Choosing Rainwater Tanks

A rainwater tank can be a good choice for any property, but especially if your city-supplied water is often scarce or if you live in an area with a high risk of brushfires or wildfires. When choosing a rainwater tank, you might be surprised at the many options available and may assume the biggest or the cheapest is the best choice. Instead, note a few things that many homeowners overlook when it comes to buying a rainwater tank, and take care not to make the same mistakes. Read More 

How to Clean Your UV Air Purifier

Ultraviolet air purifiers work toward ensuring the air in your home is clean. They accomplish this by prohibiting the growth of harmful microorganisms on the surfaces of your air ducts. These microorganisms tend to grow on the ducts of both your heating system as well as your cooling system. Having a UV air purifier sterilizes these ducts by using intense light coupled with germicidal proponents. Once you have installed the UV air purifier, all you need to do is clean it once in a while as a form of maintenance. Read More 

When Does a Business Owner Need an Environmental Consultant, and Why?

An environmental consultant is a professional who studies the land and environment, and especially as it's affected by local regulations and the need for compliance. They also study the impact of businesses, homes, and the like on their surrounding environments. If you're a business owner, you may need to hire an environmental consultant at one time or another; note when and why it may be good to call on them and how they can assist your business. Read More 

Easy, Effective, and Affordable Ways to Soundproof Your Office

If you own or manage an office of any sort, you may know the importance of adding soundproofing to the space. Workers can easily get distracted by ringing phones, the conversation of others, and noise coming from outside. In turn, they may work less effectively, be less productive through the day, and suffer from headaches and other physical discomfort due to all the noise. There are some easy, effective, and affordable ways to soundproof your office space; note a few simple suggestions here. Read More