Archive for the ‘Going Solar’ Category

Don't Do These 7 Things When Installing Solar Panels

February 15, 2012 Posted by

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Every homeowner that makes the switch to solar becomes part of the solution to sustainably meeting the world’s energy needs. To ensure that your residential solar system is not only kind to the planet, but to your finances as well, avoid these seven mistakes when installing solar panels.

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1. Hiring the Wrong Contractor

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5 Simple Home Solar Power Options

February 3, 2012 Posted by

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Even as the cost of home solar falls, the cost of conventional electricity continues to rise. The Energy Information Administration predicts that energy consumption will more than double by 2035 worldwide. Homeowners are starting to look at solar energy as protection against future price increases.

Fortunately, there are many solar options that will not only immediately reduce your …continue reading 5 Simple Home Solar Power Options

Go Solar the Affordable Way: 10 Ideas That Really Work

January 16, 2012 Posted by

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There’s never been a better time to go solar, and solar has never been more affordable, either. Here are 10 cost-cutting ways to join the movement to make the world run on clean, green, renewable energy.

1. Get a Home Assessment

The first step is getting your home assessed for solar potential. The only way to know for certain if solar is right for you—if it will indeed save you money—is to have it inspected by a licensed solar contractor.

For free solar estimates, …continue reading Go Solar the Affordable Way: 10 Ideas That Really Work