Now that the summer is here, it is also a time to think about ways of saving energy. Even though summer can be an unbearable time in terms of comfort, there are things we can do to take care of ourselves and be comfortable, like turning on the air conditioner. Believe it or not, when it is hot, the way to cool down your body is to actually drink something hot, not cold! But the cold beer is just too good to pass up!
Any material that has the ability to protect instruments and equipment from heat damage is called heat resistant. These heat resistant materials are used inside of ovens, on the floor of manufacturing businesses, in car parts, and in various other places.
These materials can reduce the likelihood of dangerous off-gassing caused by overheating cables, refrigeration lines, and wires. Let’s look at some of the types of heat resistant materials used in both industrial applications as well as in homes.
Let’s face it: guaranteed investment certificates (GICs) have not been sexy over the last decade.
With interest rates below historical norms, FAANGs taking a huge bite out of the market, and crude oil skyrocketing from $30 to $75 in just a couple of years, why would you waste your time with GICs?
Well, not everyone is so concentrated on the business headlines, and many people lack the time and energy to peer through corporate quarterly earnings. This is why GICs are superb investment tools because you still have your money working for you as long as inflation remains in check, and you won’t need to be fixated on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE).
Since the Bank of Canada (BOC) is normalizing interest rates, you can get a better-than-normal return. It may not be as great as it was in the 1980s when GIC rates were in the double-digits, but it’s better than what you have been getting in recent years.
Here are five reasons to pick GICs as your investment in today’s market environment:
If you’re not really an outdoor person, it can be difficult to see the value of landscaping. However, there’s more to landscaping than just adding trees and plants to your yard. Landscaping has many positive environmental, aesthetic and even financial benefits. In this post, we’ll look at five different reasons why you should work with a professional landscaping company!Continue reading
More and more people are taking advantage of the bicycle to get to work, to head home, or to get a few chores done. There are many benefits to riding a bicycle, including in the city, like saving money and getting some exercise.
That said, it is also a potentially harmful way of getting from point A to point B. Whether it is your own fault for refusing to use hand signs or the neglect of your fellow travelers, there are multiple ways you can get injured.
You can avoid getting hurt if you employ a series of safety measures.
Here are six safety tips for riding your bike in the city:
Discrimination can be based on a person’s race, ethnicity, sex, age, disability, religion, marital status or political views. Yet many workers are unaware of how to identify discrimination despite how vital it can be.
If you, or an employee have suffered due to discrimination it could result in lost wages, a hindered career and added stress. Knowing when your employer has acted unlawfully can help to protect you in a court of law.
Rather than suffer the consequences of workplace discrimination, we’ve listed some of the most common cases in the workplace’s That way, you know how to identify it and when you should contact a lawyer.