I am so glad that I have finished with the written part of my final homework for CMPT 371 (Data Communications and Networks) at Simon Fraser University. It usually takes me past midnight to finish any of the homeworks or programming assignments. Which reminds me - the programming part of the assignment is due on April 8 which is this Sunday. I haven't looked at it yet but I'll be glad when that is done. It's been hectic recently, especially with the sale and purchase of our home. It's been hard to focus in on the lessons and on the reading materials but I think I have learned a lot and am now almost prepared to tackle some more theories and research topics in Computer Science. I have missed this type of traditional classroom learning but am I tired!
Here is a review of a baseboard heater for use in your basement if you are in the market for one. I just thought I would write one up because of the hassle I had to go through with my initial choice for a heater. I bought the Honeywell HZ-515C baseboard heater at Canadian Tire for $59 back in August 2008. It was for the basement suite where our friends Gabriel and Natasha are. It worked well for medium to large rooms and was quiet which was a great selling feature. However, by April 2009, the unit had stopped working and I was forced to get it replaced. The replacement warranty was 3 years for these units and it was only 9 months of use. The replacement unit was fine until it stopped working again in March 2010. This was almost a full year of use but I wasn't impressed at this point. I went back to Canadian Tire and wasn't surprised to see that they no longer carry this model. Even if they did carry it, I would probably just pick a different model for the same amount which is w