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Reducing My Family's Carbon Footprint

One day last summer, I got a letter in the mail that blew me away. It was a bill from my power company, and I couldn't believe how much power it said that we had used. I didn't know what to do, but I knew that we had to do something. That day, we made the decision as a family to reduce our carbon footprint by using less power. We started turning off the television when it wasn't in use, switching off lights, and eliminating extra plugged in appliances. It seemed like a big sacrifice at first, but after awhile we started to realize that it was going to make things a lot better. Check out this blog for ideas on how you can use energy more effectively.


Ready To Live Off The Grid? Why You Need A Cabin Solar Kit

29 November 2016
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Main sources of power are not guaranteed.  You need to have another source of power that is not dependent upon whether or not your city or municipality has electricity.  That's why it's so helpful to have a cabin solar kit.  You'll have a backup source of energy so that you can keep your household running.  Use this information to learn more about why you need to purchase a cabin solar kit as soon as possible. Read More …

How Do Solar Panels Generate Energy?

10 October 2016
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An increasing number of homeowners are adding solar arrays to their property to increase their sustainability and reduce their overall energy expenses. While most homeowners understand that solar panels rely on sunlight to generate power, fewer homeowners understand the process.  Solar panels generate new energy through photovoltaic conversion.  Photovoltaic Conversion At the most basic level, photovoltaic conversion simply means that a solar panel changes sunlight into measurable energy, or voltage. To facilitate this process, each solar panel contains several solar cells. Read More …

Make Sure That You Are Taking The Right Steps To Bury Electrical Cable

9 August 2016
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If you are building a shed that you are going to turn into a studio or a workshop, you are going to want to have power out there. That way you can have your lights and power any of your tools. If you want to have power, there are options. One is that you can have a cable run overhead from your house's meter to the building, or you can bury the cable underground. Read More …

Four Clean Alternative Fuels

3 February 2016
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Traditional gasoline powered vehicles release harmful greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and are subject to gasoline's volatile market price. Thankfully, there is a wide selection of different alternative fuels that are clean burning. Each type of alternative fuel carries with it a distinct set of advantages and drawbacks. Understanding what four of the main types of alternative fuels have to offer can help you decide if a vehicle powered by one of these clean energy alternatives is the right fit for your needs. Read More …