The Secret to Coolness!
Sweat is cool! Trust us. The more you sweat, the cooler you’ll be. Mind you, we didn’t say sweat is attractive-for that, you […]
Evaporative Cooling in the Ancient World
Under the hot Middle Eastern sun, an Egyptian slave fills a clay pot with cold water from the River Nile and brings it into his mistress’ home.
Three Fabulous Uses for February Snow
While December snow is imbued with holiday magic, and January snow is apropos for winter, February snow feels dreary and endless.
Spotlight on Air: How Pittsburgh Confronted Its Air Crisis
No reputable air comfort website can publish a blog without doing a feature on Pittsburgh. Hailed as America’s most livable […]
Explainer: What is Activated Carbon?
What does a lead pencil, a diamond ring and your Quilo 3in1 have in common?
They all include one of the most marvelous elements of our universe: Carbon.
Not in Oregon but in Shanghai: Glumac Goes Green
Shanghai. That vast metropolis with a 9% annual increase in air pollution, where smog often blurs the horizon. In this […]
Passive Solar Design for Winter Heat
When we think of solar energy at home, solar panels come to mind. But what happens when October arrives, the days shorten and the temperature drops?
6 Fun Facts about Air
Life’s sweet. Did you know that one cubic foot of air weighs a quarter cup of sugar?
The Living Building Challenge
I work remotely for Quilo from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Just up the road from my home is the newly-built Frick Environmental Center which is in the process of pursuing certification for the Living Building Challenge and is on track to be the greenest building in the world.