4 Compelling Reasons To Embrace Solar Water Heating

Hot water is a necessity in all modern households and businesses. It is used for several home cleaning and manufacturing needs. The major sources of energy for heating water in most settings are gas, oil and electricity. Unfortunately, these energy sources come with high monthly energy bills. Besides, these energy sources are both expensive and sometimes unreliable. These are reasons many strive to keep their utility bills as low as possible by minimizing the number of baths and the use of thermostats. [Read More]

UFO And Linear High Bay Lights: Which You Choose Depends On More Than Looks

Converting your fluorescent lighting to LED lighting is a great move; you save money on electricity and don't have to deal with the mercury disposal issues that fluorescents can present. You also get a chance to change the lighting fixture so that the light you get is also better for the area it is illuminating. For high bay lighting, two common styles are linear, which is rectangular, and "UFO," which is a round fixture that resembles one of those disc-like crafts in science fiction movies from the 1950s. [Read More]

The Solar Electric System Guide To Grid-Tied Installations And Selling Energy

There are many solar energy options for your home, but only grid-tied systems will allow you to sell electricity back to the grid. Therefore, you want to have a grid-tied system installed of you are planning on selling your energy back to the utility companies. There are several options for the design and installation of the solar electric system for your home. The following guide will help with installing a solar panel system to sell your energy back to the grid: [Read More]

3 Great Reasons To Add A Solar Battery To Your Home, Even If You're Connected To The Grid

Solar batteries are typically associated with homes that are completely off the grid. They allow homeowners to continue to use their appliances even on days where the sky was too cloudy to generate much electricity. However, they also have a number of uses even for homes that are connected to the grid—they can help you move further away from grid power and reduce your energy bills. Why would a homeowner whose home is connected to the local electrical grid want to install a solar battery? [Read More]