CSI: Building Edition

CSI: Building Edition

Forensics: “scientific tests or techniques used in connection with the detection of crime.” If Ted Danson and his rowdy crew of crime scene investigators have taught us anything, it is that a good forensics team can save the day. Forensics plays an...
Fire Safety Hits Home

Fire Safety Hits Home

As homeowners we go the extra mile to avoid letting danger into our homes, but what about the dangers that are already inside? In 2017 the U.S. Fire Administration recorded over 370,000 residential fires, stating that almost 10% were caused by appliance and electrical...
Electricity Demand Spikes in Summer Heatwave

Electricity Demand Spikes in Summer Heatwave

We’ve all been feeling the heat. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that the July heatwave led to higher nationwide peak demand than last year – 704 gigawatts at 6:00 pm on July 19 – about 20% more than a typical summer day.  In the mid-Atlantic, peak...