Solar-Powered Outdoor Lighting

Solar-Powered Outdoor Lighting Installing solar lighting around your home and garden is quick and easy to install, with an added bonus—no wires or electricity costs! You have many options for using renewable energy at home—from solar-powered outdoor lights to buying renewable energy from your local utility provider, or even producing solar electricity at home with […]

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Keep Your Energy Bills Out of Hot Water

Water heating is the third largest energy expense in your home. It typically accounts for about 15% of your utility bill. There are four ways to cut your water heating bills: use less hot water, turn down the thermostat on your water heater, insulate your water heater, and buy a new, more energy-efficient model.  Look […]

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Solar Heating and Cooling

Using passive solar design techniques to heat and cool your home can be both environmentally friendly and cost-effective. Passive solar heating techniques include placing larger insulated windows on south-facing walls, and locating thermal mass, such as a concrete slab floor or a heat-absorbing wall, close to the windows. In many cases, your heating costs could […]

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