Green Policies in Action

Green Policies in Action Lori Kasallis, a writer for the RSES Journal, gave us a nice plug in her expose on Green Innovation back in 2010. She directly quoted one of my previous articles on Indoor air quality “Green Building: The Inside Story (Benefits We Can Breathe In) (1). This is an important topic that…

Green Building: The Inside Story (Benefits We Can Breathe In)

Green Building: The Inside Story (Benefits We Can Breathe In) This article was co-written, by myself and a mentor, when I was the HVAC consultant on the first LEED certified project we performed back in 2009, earning a Silver certification. I concluded, after construction was finished, that indoor air quality was not only important for…

My Heater is Blowing Cold Air

My Heater is Blowing Cold Air If your heater is blowing cold air, chances are it’s also the coldest day of the year and you’re in the middle of a home emergency. This would be the epitome of Murphy’s Law, which states “Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong.” This should be the unofficial motto…

How Do I Light My Pilot?

How Do I Light My Pilot? This article highlights my suggestions on how to go about lighting a pilot on your home heating system of water heater. Although I recommend calling a professional, this is important knowledge for any homeowner. Keep in mind, this article was written a few years bcd when standing pilots were…

Can I Make My Air Conditioner More Efficient?

Can I Make My Air Conditioner More Efficient? New technologies come out every year to improve comfort and efficiency in terms of home heating and cooling. My friend, Jim Fung, created the “Soothing Comfort System” that puts a new spin on the design of split system air conditioners. I interviewed him about his research and…

Need a PET/ CT Scan? You Deserve Maximum Comfort

Need a PET/ CT Scan? You Deserve Maximum Comfort A few years back, we performed a LEED certified interior renovation for the Abington Health Care Center in Willow Grove, PA. The project received a Silver certification from LEED and has continued to provide maximum comfort to the people within ever since.