Glacial Energy Blog

Fire in Ice

Freezer burn takes on a whole different meaning when it is applied to the peculiar characteristics of methane hydrate. Methane hydrate looks just like ice and is created when methane gas and water are fused together by the immense pressure that exists beneath the ocean floor, or in the permafrost of the polar regions. What [...]

Pros of Keeping Your Home Cool

Setting our thermostats low in the summer helps keeps us comfortable, and keeping your home cool at other times of the year actually has several benefits as well. Adjusting the temperature in your home down just 2° to 5° can help you sleep better and even lose weight. We’ll look at five different ways lowering [...]

Cold Fusion: The Next Fuel Source?

Nuclear technology has come a long way since it was heavily developed in the 1940s and 1950s. Instead of being used for war and destruction, nuclear power plants have been producing large quantities of relatively clean energy, powering our homes and businesses. These power plants operate on the process known as nuclear fission. Nuclear fission [...]