Home Improvement

  • Geothermal Heat Pump Systems
    Geothermal heat pumps, also called ground source heat pumps, are the part of the geothermal system that compresses heat collected from the Earth. This system takes advantage of the fact that the groun....
  • Appliance Controls
    The ability to remotely control appliances is just one of many creative home automation tools that can be implemented to make one's everyday life a little more convenient. There are all sorts of scen....
  • Saunas - Relax at Home
    Saunas have a history that spans the ages. It is believed that most ancient cultures used some form of the sauna. The cleansing and healing power of the steam and heat led these peoples to use saunas ....
  • X10 Standard
    Most home automation enthusiasts have grown familiar with the X10 standard, which allows communication with appliances over standard electrical wiring. The X10 product line has been around for over 2....
  • Outdoor Saunas
    Outdoor saunas have been in existence since the prehistoric era. Nomadic tribes found that they could easily transfer materials to heat a tent or bath. This led to the creation of what is known as the....
  • Home Energy Savings
    Many of us take our utility bills for granted. We see them as a fixed bill, like our rent or our car payment, something that can't be changed from month to month. That way of thinking needs to be cast....
  • Energy Videos
    There is so much useful information available to us today at very low risk and low cost. One of the most useful forms of dispersing information is through video. Videos and DVDs allow us to see and he....
  • Books About Energy
    There are so many books on energy and energy efficiency, finding one that is right for you can be a bit daunting. But, to dispel an old myth, sometimes you can judge a book by its cover. A shiny gloss....
  • Home Entertainment Systems
    Advanced entertainment systems are a high priority for consumers these days, and the home automation market offers many ways to upgrade and streamline them. Homeowners now have plenty of options for ....
  • Arthritis Relief
    Arthritis relief is extremely difficult to come by. For those who suffer from chronic pain, prescription drugs can provide some help. Minor arthritis pain can be treated by a number of over-the-counte....