Auto Dealerships Reap the Benefits of Solar Power

Regardless of your belief in global warming and the negative impact we, as humans, have had on the o-zone layer, we can still universally agree that solar power is better for the environment. Why? Plain and simple: the earth has limited natural resources. Oil, coal,...

Creating an Energy Efficient Building

You may have noticed them when you’re out running errands or perhaps at your local market; green, energy efficient buildings. Green buildings are the wave of the future, and they’re popping up all around us. More and more businesses are looking at energy efficient...

Staying Cool Without Turning on the AC

Summer temps in the Mid-Atlantic states can be extreme, and for those living in New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, that means electrical cost increases from May until October. While it may seem easy to stand in front of the air conditioner all day to...

5 Solar Power Myths Busted

For many years, the solar industry has been filled with myths and rumors that have caused many home and business owners to delay making the switch to get off the grid. Advances in technology have only helped to further these rumors from the truth, but how can you...

Switching To Solar Can Increase Home Value

For homeowners and business owners looking to switch from traditional utility power, solar panels provide more than just green solutions for getting off the grid; they can actually increase the value of your property. Research conducted in 2015 by the Lawrence...

Saving Money by Switching to Solar

As the cost of switching to solar power continues to decrease with the advances being made in the industry, solar panels are becoming a more viable option for homeowners and business owners seeking relief from their utility bills. Gone are the days when solar only...

How solar panels are made

The history of solar power, its discovery, and ultimate rise as a powerhouse in the energy industry can be traced back to the 1800s, when scientists Willoughby Smith, William Grylls Adams, and Richard Evans Day discovered the potential selenium had in generating...

Solar Savings At Tax Time

If you installed solar panels for the altruistic reason of benefiting the environment, that good will is about to pay off! Tax season is officially here, and for newly solar-powered homes, a federal tax credit could be the ticket for big savings. Not only do solar...

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

Solar panels can help a household save money on electricity and increase a home’s value. But the right number of solar panels is required to achieve the maximum economic benefit. Here’s how to calculate the number of panels you’ll need: How much sun exposure does your...

The Ins and Outs of Recycling

According to the NLWA, up to 70% of our waste can be recycled or reused in some capacity, including things you wouldn’t expect, like furniture and electronics. When it comes to going green, there are a lot of ways to start. Here are some of the easiest and most...