What Do You Need to Know About Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems?

As the world continues to move towards a more energy-efficient lifestyle, you may have come across the term geothermal heating and cooling systems during your research. If you’re looking for a system that will help you reduce your carbon footprint, geothermal energy is something you should explore. If you aren’t too familiar with this system,… Read more »

Energy Conservation Tips for Restaurant Owners

Believe it or not, restaurants tend to use more energy than any other type of commercial building. They use more electricity for refrigeration, lighting, and to cool their restaurant. However, over the past couple of years, restaurants have taken steps to reduce their overall energy consumption and create a safer environment for all. Reducing your… Read more »

The Top 3 Benefits of Installing Solar Panels

More and more Americans have been turning to solar energy in order to power their homes and businesses. In 2016, solar power installations doubled in just that one year. But what’s the reason for this new trend? Turns out, installing solar panels can bring multiple benefits, from saving money to saving the environment.  It’ll save… Read more »

How to Celebrate Earth Day

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the international holiday dedicated to protecting our planet Earth. While Earth Day is just one day out of the year, it is nevertheless meant to inspire people to continue practicing eco-friendly ways for the other 364 days. From big to small, here are some ways you… Read more »

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 »