Is Solar Energy a Smart Investment?

People are always looking for ways to invest their money. They often turn to more traditional investments like an S&P500. However, research suggests that investing in solar energy can get you a greater bang for your buck. Here are a few reasons why: You get a greater return on investment (ROI) Many investments are risky,… Read more »

Could Thermal Batteries Store Sunshine?

There are more and more people turning to solar power for all of their energy needs. It’s one of the cleanest forms of energy, and people are able to get access to it simply by using the sun. However, one of the big drawbacks with solar energy is that you can’t harness the power of… Read more »

How to Make Your Office More Environmentally-Friendly

While many people focus their efforts on making their homes and living spaces green, we often forget that we don’t spend most of our time there. In fact, a majority of our day, at least when we’re consuming energy, is spent at work. So, it should be of equal task to do the same within… Read more »

Understanding the Different Types of Renewable Energy

Everyone’s talking about renewable energy these days as a way to save the planet and cut costs. But as we all know, there are different types of renewable energy out there. Here, we discuss the main types of renewable energy so that you can make more informed choices. Solar energy Photovoltaic, or PV, systems use… Read more »

How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Combat Climate Change

This week, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act. While the name suggests the focus of the legislation is on increasing inflation, it also tackles a variety of issues facing everyday Americans. One of those issues is climate change. Indeed, the bill offers $370 billion toward climate change and energy efforts. But how will this… Read more »

How to Reduce Energy Usage During a Heat Wave

Currently, Europe and the UK are in the midst of a record-breaking heat wave. It is just one example out of many showing the world-wide effects of climate change. Heat waves will soon become the norm not just in Europe, but all over the world. As such, we need to be prepared for the inevitable… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Geothermal Systems?

What is a geothermal system? Practically speaking, a geothermal heat pump acts like your refrigerator does, removing heat from its interior and transferring it into your kitchen. Geothermal heat pumps use a similar principle, transferring heat from the ground to your house (or vice versa). This method of heating your home has many advantages over… Read more »

How To Make Solar Panels As Efficient As Possible

People all over the country are installing solar panels in their homes and businesses to save money on their energy bills and to be responsible stewards of the environment. But not everyone is getting the most possible energy out of their panels. Here are a few tips to make your solar panels more efficient, helping… Read more »

Which Months Produce the Most Solar Energy?

When you install solar panels onto your property, you want to get as much out of them as possible. While solar panels will work year-round, their production varies depending on the season. Below, we discuss which months you can expect the most solar energy production and why. Solar Energy Peaks in Late Spring Many people… Read more »

Why Use Solar Heating Systems for Your Home?

Most people know that solar panels can generate electricity for their home. However, did you also know that they can power your hot water system? Solar hot water systems make this possible, and there are so many benefits to using them. Let’s take a closer look at a few of the benefits: They will save… Read more »