Tag: weather

Weathermageddon: Extreme Canadian Edition

Weathermageddon: Extreme Canadian Edition

January 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The Insurance Bureau of Canada recently released their findings on the impact the big weather storms of 2013 had on insurance and oh boy, it was a doozy. Turns out 2013 was a record-breaking year as companies paid out 3.2 billion dollars to policyholders. That’s almost a 1.2 billion dollar increase from the previous high.

The Science of Staying Warm

The Science of Staying Warm

December 9, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

Layers, layers, layers! Your grandma is always saying to put on a jacket (or two) whenever you go out during winter and she is right. This infographic looks at the science of staying warm.

How to Hurricane Proof Your Home

How to Hurricane Proof Your Home

August 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

There are several steps you should take to protect your home if you live in a hurricane zone. From securing your windows to checking your landscape, this infographic by US Door & More has a simple checklist to follow. They also have suggestions for a hurricane survival kit.

Cold Wives Tales

Cold Wives Tales

April 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The weather in the UK is a fickle thing – it can snow in April and it can rain all summer (2012 being the wettest year on record). In fact the weather is the most popular topic of Brits – apart from drinking tea. This infographic from Everest has 20 handy tips for keeping your house warm and saving money on energy bills all year round.

Hurricane Vs. House

Hurricane Vs. House

December 19, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Catastrophic weather is no joke. Some people lose everything, including loved ones, and have to rebuild their lives from scratch. Our friends at Bluhomes know how tough it can be and are offering a discount to those affected by the very recent Hurricane Sandy.

The Deadliest U.S. Hurricanes

The Deadliest U.S. Hurricanes

November 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Hurricanes kill an average of 17 people in the United States every year. But some storms claim much higher death tolls than others. What are the chances that you will sustain a personal injury or worse during a hurricane? Learn more with the following infographic by Total Injury.

Infrastructure Impacts of Summer

Infrastructure Impacts of Summer

August 28, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

For many, summer is their favorite season. It’s warm out, the pool is open, and there are plenty of outdoor activities to participate in. However, how does the boiling hot summer affect a cities infrastructure? Check out this infographic presented by ClickSoftware field service management software to learn the impact of summer on infrastructure.