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 »

How Distributed Generation Helps the Grid

Distributed generation can help the grid deliver clean and reliable power to more customers, as well as reduce the loss of electricity along distribution and transmission lines. Today, there are over 12 million distributed generation units in the United States. Want to know more? Read on. What is distributed generation? The term refers to technologies,… Read more »

How to Conduct Your Own Home Energy Audit

How much energy do you waste in your home every day? The answer will probably shock you. Save money on your energy bills and protect the environment by learning how to audit your home’s energy consumption: Locate and seal air leaks Sealing air leaks can save you up to 20 percent on your electric bill… Read more »

Going Green: 6 Home Energy-Saving Tips for Spring

Spring is the season of green, from the fresh green grass to the bright green budding trees and plants. Embrace the season by going green with these 6 home energy-saving tips! Flip on the ceiling fan Lower electricity bills by turning off the air conditioning and cranking up the ceiling fan. Change the direction of… Read more »

6 Advantages of Commercial Solar Panels for Business Owners

Did you know that office buildings account for 22 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in New York State? Do your part to protect the environment (while saving yourself some money) by installing solar panels. Here are some of the advantages of commercial solar panels for business owners: Low-profile design Solar panels are unobtrusive and are… Read more »

Expert Solar Panel Cleaning & Maintenance Tips

One of the reasons many love solar panels for their home or business is that they provide reliable energy but don’t require a lot of maintenance. Your solar array does need a little attention now and then, though, if you want your system to last for many years to come! Regularly checking your panels and… Read more »

4 Easy Ways to Conserve Energy in Your Home

Energy saving starts at home; it’s where we spend most of our time—and energy. So, if we want to start reducing our energy consumption, and introduce a greener lifestyle, then we must figure out ways to conserve on the home front. Here are four easy ways to conserve energy in your home: Switch out the… Read more »

Solar Energy in 2018: A Year in Review

This year has been an exciting time for solar energy. With new technologies rising to the surface and innovation leading our green initiative, 2018 was a year of advancement. Let’s take a look at what we accomplished this year with solar energy! Solar heating and cooling As of right now, solar-powered heating and cooling systems… Read more »

3 Home Improvement Projects for a More Energy-Efficient House

Often, home and business owners immediately think that cutting energy costs is a grand endeavor. And sure, while some of the bigger fixes do require an investment, there are several projects that you can do to not only improve your home, but improve its energy-efficiency, as well. Establish a landscaping strategy When you go to… Read more »

3 Effective Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Today

The news around climate change, as we know, is grim. The predictions for its impacts on our world grow ever closer, and in almost every report, it is evident that we all need to focus on reducing our carbon footprint—not next year, not tomorrow, but today! And while that task may prove overwhelming, there are… Read more »