Solar Energy and Green Homes

solar energy and green homes

Green design, sustainable architecture, smart buildingsĀ  - these terms are quickly becoming commonplace for homes, as well as office buildings. Not only is the high cost of energy making such design decisions more economic, but increased productivity and decreased absenteeism are the often overlooked benefits of green office buildings. Who doesn't prefer to live and ...

Is Solar Energy Getting Cheaper?

Is solar energy getting cheaper, or in other words, will a solar energy system cost you less than it did a few years ago? Although the solar panel prices have been coming down in price, they only constitute a portion of the total installed cost. When you get a quote from an installer, you may ...

Here comes the sun!

Solar rays

Spring is here and that means two important things: 1) Your solar potential is on the rise and 2) It's time for a little spring cleaning! With the spring equinox behind us, we are now on the winning side when it comes to daylight hours - that is, if you live in the Northern hemisphere. Longer days mean more ...

Top Hotspots for Solar Energy

sunmetrix solar world map

People love lists, so we thought we'd make a few of our own, all about solar energy! But there are so many different ways to consider the data. Are we talking about general interest in solar energy or actual solar panel installations? Are we talking about trends on a worldwide scale or on a regional ...