Construction Heat Safety Tips for Construction Safety Week and Beyond

When you’re working in construction, the summer months often mean more jobs. The weather is nice and with those sunny days come longer hours in the hot sun. While the influx of jobs is great for your wallet, you have to be careful so that you don’t fall a victim to the sun’s harsh rays. According to OSHA, “More than 40 percent of heat-related worker deaths occur in the construction industry.” If you’re not careful and fail to respect the heat, you won’t be able to work at all (?). Here at Smart Service, we want your business to run as smoothly as possible. So, we’ve compiled a list of construction heat safety tips to get you through the summer […]

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What Smart Thermostats Mean for the Future of HVAC

Household climate was once accepted as static, like that draft in the living room that you always find in the same place. However, thanks to the smart technologies of recent years, even HVAC systems have come alive, gaining brains just like the scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz. That’s right, I’m talking about smart thermostats. Smart thermostats like Nest can do all the things normal thermostats can do, just more and better. Because smart thermostats are connected to your phone and other devices, you can control your HVAC from virtually anywhere. They save households money, look sleek, and are compatible with most HVAC units. As a result, smart thermostats have taken shack in 17.5 million homes across North America, and […]

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