Solar Radiation: Problems Caused by Solar Radiation and Solutions to Prevent Entrance into Homes and onto Porches

Part 1 of 3: Solar radiation causes problems for homeowners and business owners.  Most likely if you live or work in a building that has windows and doors that face east or west you have experienced the effects.  In this three-part series, we will help you understand the three types of solar radiation, the effects, … Continue reading

Tips to Keep Your House Cool This Summer…

Reduce your home’s cooling load by employing cost-effective conservation measures. 1.  When possible, delay heat-generating activities such as dishwashing and clothes drying, until the evening time on hot days. 2. Keep the house closed tight during the day. Don’t let in unwanted heat and humidity. 3. Get rid of unwanted heat with ventilation if the temperature of … Continue reading

Considering the options for enclosing your porch this Spring

Are you thinking about enclosing your porch this spring to ward off biting insects, block a neighbor’s view onto your patio, block wind and rain, or late afternoon heat from the sun? It’s time to consider some options. … Continue reading