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...

Staying Warm without Turning the Heat Up

The price of staying warm in the winter can be high, and this year might be particularly bad. With energy costs on the rise, heating your home will cost 8 percent to 17 percent more than last year, according to Newsweek. But here are some ideas you can use from The...

Installation of A Solar System

Once you decide you want a solar-power system for your home, choosing a contractor to install the system is your most important decision. Your contractor, somebody like TerraSol Energies Inc. in Glen Mills, Pa., will walk you through the details. Some things will vary...

Saving Energy at The Office

The world has turned digital, and technology has presented us with all kinds of tools and gadgets. While these inventions may help in making work easier for entrepreneurs and business owners, they do leave a trail of high electric bills. Research conducted reveals...

Reducing Energy Costs During The Holidays

Let’s face it, everything about the holidays encourages spending as well as giving. Spending money on food, gifts, shopping, decorations and travel can really add up. One extra expense that is often overlooked is your energy bill. Having extra family members over for...

Why Have a Home Generator?

Having a backup home generator can be a life-saver in case of a crisis or a natural disaster. Just one bad snowstorm or tropical storm can land your family without access to electricity for days or even weeks. You don’t want to be in a situation where you and your...

Benefits of Energy Efficient Lighting

As we become more aware of how our everyday habits affect the planet, we realize that making small changes in our day-to-day lives can achieve big results. One of those helpful changes is switching from regular incandescent light bulbs to energy efficient bulbs that...

Renewable Energy is the Future

For about two hundred years, the United States has obtained most of its power from fossil fuels such as coal, natural gas, and oil. While these allowed us to build the world’s largest economy, they now have numerous, serious drawbacks. As non-renewable energy sources,...