Solar Shades are for the Birds

It’s getting to be that time of year again, if you are a birder, for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Great Backyard Bird Count. This year’s count will be held February 14-17th, and those who enjoy what is purportedly the nation’s second fastest growing hobby eagerly await the chance to observe, count and catalog the birds that visit their yards. Birding has really stepped up its game technologically, with all kinds of identification apps, song…read the full content

January: The Return of Light (and increasing glare!)

bright snow glare

A lot of people around here at Insolroll headquarters REALLY look forward to the passage of the winter solstice and the return of longer days! Our National Sales Manager, Earl Cornelius, follows the time the sun will set each day, and how much more light we have than we had the week before. It feels good as the days begin to lengthen again, but even in the winter, we have sun glare to deal with.…read the full content