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Solar Panels

  • Should You Go Solar?

    There is a lot of buzz about switching to solar power for environmental and financial reasons, but how can one decide if going solar would be beneficial in their particular situation? There are several factors that should be carefully examined and evaluated before the decision to go solar is made...
  • Easy Ways to Go Green at Home

    Staying green at home doesn't need to be limited to turning the lights out or recycling. While these practices do save resources and can even save money, there are a number of things you can do in your home ranging from the long-term to the everyday. Some of these tips require a bit of investment, but each one is worth the savings overall. Continue reading

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Solar Power and the Kitchen Sink

    With summer coming to a close, many people are biting their nails over the electric bill because of all the A/C used on those sweltering days.  Maybe you’ve considered solar power as an alternative before and were overwhelmed by all the components required to actually set up a system.  Where does someone even get started setting up for solar?

    Unveiling the Magicbatteryman the magician

    The science of it may seem complicated at first: photovoltaic arrays, AC-DC inverters, photons, etc.  When you think about it in terms of everyday life, though,  it’s actually quite simple.  Everything starts with the sun, which produces light and heat, and that is turned into electricity.  Lightbulbs function with the same concept reversed.  Electricity causes microscopic particles (known as photons) to escape the atoms and bounce around, which produces light and heat.  A solar panel works in the other way, catching these escaped photons that come from the sun, which creates electricity. Continue reading

  • Is Your House Telling You Something?

    Is Your House Telling You Something?

    Go Green, Save Green

    With rising fuel prices, the cost of energy skyrocketing, and our current economic crisis, more and more people are turning to alternative sources of affordable energy. Solar energy is quickly becoming the country’s most prevalent source of power, not only for its efficiency, but also because it is eco-friendly. Through the use of solar panels, the sun’s energy can be harnessed to provide power for a variety of applications – everything from powering your television while camping to powering an entire home.

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