Category: Windows

The bio-thermostat override

5 October, 2012 (09:16) | Air conditioners, Boston, Construction, Energy, Means testing, Property management, Public housing, Rental, Tenants, Utility allowances, Windows | 2 comments

By:David A. Smith   The weakest part of an automobile, my father used to tell me, was the nut behind the wheel.  It thinks it has free will, he might have added, and even if it didn’t have free will, it can certainly make noise, as we discovered a few months back with this ain’t-it-a-scandal […]

Windows and the biological thermostat

10 October, 2008 (09:55) | Configuration, Housing, Maintenance, Weather, Windows |

What’s the best way to manage a home’s indoor climate?     As I type this blog post, our house’s fan is running behind me, circulating air – and directly in front of me is a lovely bank of fifteen-light windows through which I can see our back garden.   Why don’t I just turn […]