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22 Ways to Save Without Going Solar

Cutting back on energy consumption saves money and is also good for the environment. If you have been considering methods to cut your energy consumption, here are 22 tips for saving money on your energy bill. read more

Why You Should Always do an Energy Audit Before Going Solar

Are you considering moving over to solar power for your home? Many people faced with high energy bills and concerns about the environment are looking for alternative energy sources like solar to heat and power their homes. Before you sign on, it’s a great idea to get an energy audit on your home. An energy audit will find areas where…

The Importance of Your Roofing When Choosing Residential Solar Panels

Are you considering installing solar panels on your home? If so, there are several things you need to consider first. While the style and cost of the solar panels you choose are probably the first consideration you look into and discuss, it’s also necessary to consider the composition and angle of your roofing, too. Working with a reputable professional will…

Common Questions About Solar Energy and Solar Panels

There are many people who don’t fully understand how solar energy works. While they may understand the basics, there are gaps in their knowledge of solar panels and solar power. If this is the case in your situation, you probably have more than a few questions – especially if you are considering installing solar panels for your home. How Do…