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Up the chimney, all year long




Fireplaces can be great fun during the winter, providing ambiance and some added heat in the immediate vicinity. They can also be a huge waste of energy year-round. In weatherization we often talk about the “stack effect,” which is also … Continue reading






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Cool in the summer part II – Its the humidity




That annoying saying, “it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity” is true. The heat wave we’re currently experiencing in Arlington is a double-whammy with high heat and high humidity (humidity was over 90% Saturday morning around 6 am.) What to … Continue reading






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