Ice in Front of Fan. Can You Cool a Room with Ice?

Ice in Front of Fan. Can You Cool a Room with Ice?

We know how it gets hot during the summer. That’s why we’re constantly looking for ways to cool ourselves and our environment. One of the easiest and most creative ways to do so is by using ice. The hottest days of summer are the most challenging for homeowners. They may be tempted to crank up … Read more

How to Heat an Uninsulated Shed

How to Heat an Uninsulated Shed

Most sheds are usually used as a place for storing tools, keeping compost bins, or it may be even used as a workspace. Whatever it is you use it for, chances are that the shed is not insulated and therefore does not provide enough warmth in the winter months. These sheds are often not insulated … Read more

Bubble Wraps Uses. Is Bubblewrap a Good Insulator?

Bubble Wraps Uses. Is Bubblewrap a Good Insulator?

Over the past decades, there has just been one major use for bubble wraps, and that is protecting goods while shipping them. Because many people feel there are no other uses for bubble wraps, they tend to throw them away immediately they receive and unwrap their goods. They feel the job of the bubble wrap … Read more

How Does a Ground Source Heat Pump Work?

Ground Source Heat Pumps

A ground source heat pump (also known as a GSHP/Geothermal apparatus) is a heating or cooling system that transfers the earth’s natural energy to provide heating and cooling. It does this by pumping liquid refrigerant through pipes buried in your yard or on another level of your home, then transferring it to an indoor coil for … Read more

How to Heat Open Plan Living

How to Heat Open Plan Living

If you happen to be wondering what open-plan living means, wonder no more as you’re about to get a detailed explanation on this free-flowing use of living space as well as the pros and the cons. Open plan living refers to wide-open spaces in the home. Instead of the barriers which separate the living room, … Read more

Where Heat Escapes from Our Homes

Where Heat Escapes from Our Homes

Heat energy is also known as thermal energy. The largest source of thermal energy to the earth is the sun. Almost all life on earth depends on energy from the sun, which reaches us in a vast spectrum of wavelengths – gamma and x-rays (which are highly dangerous), UV rays, visible rays, infrared, radio and … Read more

How Do Heat Packs Work 

How Do Heat Packs Work 

If you’re like me and have to use heat packs to relieve pain from certain muscle groups, then I expect that you wonder how they work. It’s a simple combustion-like process and something that you should certainly be aware of.  There are two types of heat packs and they work in a similar way. You … Read more

Can Heat Make You Nauseous?

Can Heat Make You Nauseous?

Excess exposure to heat can make some people feel ill. Illness caused by heat can happen to anybody. The average body temperature is 37°C (98.6F), although body temperature can range between 36.1°C to 37.2°C, it is still considered as normal. Depending on how agile you are, or the time of the day, your body temperature … Read more

How To Keep A Room Warm Using Thermal Blinds

How To Keep A Room Warm Using Thermal Blinds

Severe winters are quite common in London and indeed, many other parts of the world. During this period, you must make adequate preparations for keeping your household warm. While there are different ways of warming up your room, these ways are quite expensive and may not be easily affordable by many users. If you keep … Read more

How To Heat Inflatable Hot Tub Faster

How To Heat Inflatable Hot Tub Faster

Have you ever had that urge to just hop into the tub so you can have a refreshing bath but the tub is not just ready on time, and it seems you can’t wait? You’ll wish your tub could heat fast so you can enjoy its feeling. Well, it’s not difficult to get your hot … Read more