Tag Archives: weather

When To Open Your Windows + Doors for Fresh Air?

You know how this blog is always going on about only opening the windows when conditions are favorable? You won’t often find more favorable conditions than this beautiful Atlanta afternoon!… Read more

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Do You Need a Storm Shelter?

RTAblog_2013_0520_RopeTornadoThe United States experiences approximately 1,200 tornadoes each year. We’ve compiled the following notes on storm shelters for those of you thinking about safety in the wake of recent storms.… Read more

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Collecting Rain Water is Like Putting Money in the Bank

RTAblog_2013_0123_downspoutIt seemed to rain in Atlanta every day last week. Though some of us thought the rain was an inconvenience, those people collecting rain water made money.… Read more

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