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Nineteen-Year-Old Kid Killed in Landscaping Accident Illustrates the Need For Job Safety

Nineteen-Year-Old Kid Killed in Landscaping Accident Illustrates the Need For Job Safety

For six months, the residents of Everett, Washington have been mourning the premature death of one of their own: a 19- year-old college student. According to Q13 FOX News, Bradley…

Why Congress Decided to End Nationwide Medical Marijuana Prohibition

Why Congress Decided to End Nationwide Medical Marijuana Prohibition

In another momentous move toward universal medical marijuana legalization, Congress tucked a surprise into its $1 trillion spending bill that passed on December 11. Within the countless pages of the spending…

Ever Wonder Where Outdoor Holiday Lighting Originated? Denver Claims the Tradition is Theirs

Ever Wonder Where Outdoor Holiday Lighting Originated? Denver Claims the Tradition is Theirs

With the holiday season in full swing, many neighborhoods throughout the United States have likely seen their streets turned into bright, festive settings with the use of outdoor lights. Now…

Companies Send the Federal Government a Letter Supporting the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Companies Send the Federal Government a Letter Supporting the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a commonsense plan to reduce industrial carbon pollution, called the Clean Power Plan. Now, over six months later, the proposal’s comment period has…

What the Republican Takeover of the House and Senate Will Mean for the HVAC Industry

What the Republican Takeover of the House and Senate Will Mean for the HVAC Industry

Last month, Republicans took over the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives in a sweeping electoral victory, but that doesn’t mean that heating and air conditioning professionals can…

Why Falling Oil Prices Will Have a Greater Impact Than You Think

Why Falling Oil Prices Will Have a Greater Impact Than You Think

Since June of this year, the global price of crude oil has gradually plummeted by an unheard-of 40%, down to a five-year low. The drop can mainly be attributed to a…

America Could Rely on 80% Alternative Electricity Sources by 2050, New Research Shows

America Could Rely on 80% Alternative Electricity Sources by 2050, New Research Shows

The national flow of electricity is changing, and new studies show that the United States will be able to generate 80% of its power from renewable sources by 2050, Climate Central…

Six-Year-Old Firefighter’s Daughter Called a Hero After Saving Her Family From a House Fire

Six-Year-Old Firefighter’s Daughter Called a Hero After Saving Her Family From a House Fire

Although she wasn’t the fire expert in her home, a six-year-old girl from Swampscott, MA, alerted her family to a potentially fatal blaze, saving their lives. A firefighter’s daughter is…

Code Violations Including Mold Raise Concerns About U.S. Army Bases Abroad

Code Violations Including Mold Raise Concerns About U.S. Army Bases Abroad

According to a recent report from the Defense Department Inspector General’s office, U.S. military housing in South Korea has been cited for hundreds of code violations, 11 of which posed…

The Pressure Is On for Oil Companies as New Documentary Profiling 2010 BP Oil Spill Highlights Industry Safety Concerns

The Pressure Is On for Oil Companies as New Documentary Profiling 2010 BP Oil Spill Highlights Industry Safety Concerns

It’s been four years since BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and caused millions of gallons of crude oil to fill the Gulf of Mexico — just long enough for…