How Businesses Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

With the global temperature continuing to rise, the pressure for businesses to adopt more eco-friendly habits has also grown. After all, 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to just 100 companies around the globe. So, what can you, as a business, do to reduce your carbon footprint? Here are a few… Read more »

The History of Solar Energy

Solar energy has become increasingly popular for homes and businesses alike, with installations growing 35-fold to an estimated 62.5 gigawatts since 2008. To many, this seems like a recent phenomenon, but in reality, the use of solar energy has been around for thousands of years. Even solar panels, a modern invention, is not-so-modern, having been… Read more »

Energy Saving Tips for Your Business

We’ve talked about how to save energy (and money) for your homes all year round, but what about our businesses? Our offices use (and, conversely, waste) energy much differently from our homes, so the usual practices won’t always work here. However, that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing we can do to prevent energy loss in… Read more »

How to Maintain Your Solar Panels in Winter

With shorter days and accumulating snowfalls, winter can be a challenging time for anyone. If you have solar panels, you may be wondering what you need to do in order to power your home and business. While you won’t be getting as much output as you would be during the summer, there are steps you… Read more »

Solar Panels: Frequently Asked Questions

When you’re debating going solar, you’re naturally going to have plenty of questions. To answer all of your questions, we’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions consumers have about solar panels and solar energy: How do solar panels work? Solar panels absorb sunlight, transforming it into electricity that can power our homes… Read more »

The Public Health Benefits of Solar Energy

Solar energy reduces our need for fossil fuels. This not only saves our environment and our wallet, but it can also save our health. Fossil fuels dump harmful pollutants into our air and water supplies, which in turn can cause a variety of health issues such as asthma or bronchitis. By investing in cleaner energy,… Read more »

Fall Energy Saving Tips

When the warm summer air is replaced by the crisp fall breeze, it’s time to prepare your home for the upcoming fall season. By performing the following energy saving techniques, you can save money on your bills while staying warm during the cool fall months. Use the sun to your advantage The temperatures are cooler… Read more »

5 Ways to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

We all care about the environment, but we often don’t live environmentally-friendly lifestyles. There are, however, ways to change this, and it all starts in your home. Think about your water usage Americans waste, on average, 1 trillion gallons of water each year. In order to be truly eco-friendly, and to cut down on the… Read more »

How Do Solar Panels Work?

Solar panels have been rising in popularity in recent years. A lot of it has to do with its cost-saving abilities, as well as recent technological improvements. But do you know how they work? Here we lay out a step-by-step guide to all there is to know about solar panels, and how they bring energy… Read more »

5 Ways to Save Energy this Summer

As the temperatures start climbing, you start reaching for the thermostat. As nice as air conditioning is in the summer months, it can also take a toll on your utility bills. There are, however, ways for you to lower your bills with this energy-saving hacks: Open your windows at night Northern climates like Long Island… Read more »