Update! Appliance Research: Chest Freezers
March 9, 2010 – 9:48 am | Comments Off on Update! Appliance Research: Chest Freezers

The decision (and purchase) has been made! In an earlier post (“Appliance Upgrade Research: Chest Freezers”), I checked to see if the chest freezers listed on the EnergyStar site were still offered by each of the manufacturers

Read the full story »
Conservation

Efforts and projects taken on to shrink a homeowners carbon footprint.

Contractors

Projects and experiences with local NYC contractors

Education

Avoid the school of hard knocks, these articles will help.

Improvements

Home improvement projects and upgrades all documented here.

Technical Difficulties

Necessary repairs, maintenance and… oversights.

Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Featured

Rechargable Batteries: Sanyo Eneloop
March 9, 2010 – 7:47 am | Comments Off on Rechargable Batteries: Sanyo Eneloop
Rechargable Batteries: Sanyo Eneloop

Recent additions have increased our need for batteries to the point that buying regular disposable batteries have become a problem in terms of cost and environmental impact.
There are a large number of sites that review rechargable …

NYC Contractors: Concrete Flooring
August 5, 2009 – 9:35 am | One Comment
NYC Contractors: Concrete Flooring

During the past few BuildingsNY conferences held in the Javits center, a few booths always grabbed my attention. Whether it was the flash of the presentation, the product or the snacks and free stuff (come …

Appliance Research: Choosing a Low Ion/Ozone Room Air Purifier
August 3, 2009 – 11:08 pm | Comments Off on Appliance Research: Choosing a Low Ion/Ozone Room Air Purifier
Appliance Research: Choosing a Low Ion/Ozone Room Air Purifier

Living and Landlording in NYC is tough enough without factoring in less than pristine air conditions. Here are some devices I’m using to improve things a little.

Appliance Upgrade Research: Chest Freezers
April 10, 2009 – 2:22 pm | Comments Off on Appliance Upgrade Research: Chest Freezers
Appliance Upgrade Research: Chest Freezers

The 4.1 cubic feet offered by the ‘fridge¬†just doesn’t cut it anymore (thanks Costco, family gatherings, holiday dinners and ice cream cakes), so I’ve started doing some research on chest freezers and discovered a suprising …

Apartment Advertising Online
March 22, 2008 – 2:17 pm | One Comment
Apartment Advertising Online

For me, developing an online portal has been a gradual process of evolution. Layout creation/modification, images, additional description pages, content, links and promoting the site have taken more than a year of taking 20-30 minutes …