Water Recycling

All of the water on Earth has been here for all of human history.  Water molecules are very strongly bonded and do not change easily.  Earth’s water cycle has been using and cleaning the water naturally for its entire existence so it’s only logical that we should start taking the same approach to how we […]

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Passive Water Heating Systems

We spend a lot of money on keeping water warm.  Whether it’s with an electric water heater or a fuel-fired boiler, heating water and keeping it hot is expensive.  Energy-efficient water heaters and renewable energy plants have decreased costs when it comes to ensuring warm water in our homes, but the costs are still there. […]

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How a Heat Pump Works

Here at Metro, we know everything there is to know about pumps, fluids, and piping.  We’re even adept at regulating the internal temperature of your home with refrigeration systems.  So we feel it’s prudent of us to explain a bit about how a heat pump works.  Despite the name, heat pumps aren’t like any other […]

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Simple Home Maintenance

Summer is upon us, and after a year of living you’ve probably started finding things in your home that aren’t working at their best.  Taking care of your home is often more involved than new homeowners realize.  We’re used to calling to a landlord or apartment office for repairs.  Likewise, regular maintenance is often covered […]

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