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SunPower Review: Are SunPower Solar Panels Worth it?

Last Modified on September 30, 2022 by Staff Writer If you are considering going solar and have researched the best installers and solar products, you have probably come across a company called SunPower. This is because it’s one of the renowned solar companies in the U.S. and worldwide. But is SunPower

The Best Solar String Lights For Your Home

Last Modified on July 11, 2021 by John Gathuita The use of solar energy for lighting and for powering appliances has increased significantly over the last decade. However, in recent years, homeowners have realized that they can use solar energy for decoration purposes in addition to the common uses. How?

A Complete Guide to Outdoor Solar Lights

Last Modified on November 20, 2020 by Staff Writer Illuminating outdoor spaces around your house can be costly if you depend on electricity from the grid. The areas are also affected by blackouts usually due to extreme weather events. Outdoor solar lights offer a solution to the cost and outage

Are Solar Shingles the Future of Residential Solar Power?

Last Modified on August 20, 2022 by Staff Writer Unlike solar panels, which have been around for decades, the first commercial solar power shingles hit the market in 2005. However, despite being new technology, shingles are blooming in popularity. The trend is evident through the growing demand that forces solar

Solar Roof Shingles vs. Solar Panels

Last Modified on August 20, 2022 by Staff Writer When it comes to residential renewable energy, solar is the most popular option, as well as the easiest to install. With the growing solar market has also come diversification from traditional solar panels in the form of solar shingles and solar

Top 20 Solar Gifts Under $25

Last Modified on May 11, 2020 by Staff Writer More and more people are becoming eco-conscious. They’re starting to care about sustainable products and environmentally-friendly options. A recent survey found that not only are buyers becoming more eco-aware, they’re also willing to spend more for eco-friendly products. However, you don’t have

A Complete Guide to Solar Water Heaters

Last Modified on June 8, 2020 by Staff Writer The use of solar water heaters is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to generate hot water for your household needs. Why? The heaters, also known as solar hot water systems or solar-powered water heaters, rely on the free energy from

Solar Battery Storage for Your Home

Last Modified on February 16, 2020 by Staff Writer Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents In the growing list of renewable energy sources for residential use, solar energy bags the top spot. A research done by the Solar Energy Industries Association in 2018

Most Innovative Solar Projects Around the World

Last Modified on February 5, 2020 by John Gathuita New technologies and inventions in the solar industry have gone large-scale in recent years, resulting in the development of innovative solar projects across the world. The fact that most countries are adopting solar power has helped increase the percentage of renewables

How to Winterize Your Home

Last Modified on February 7, 2021 by Staff Writer Winter in the U.S. can range from being mild and pleasant to downright agonizing and marred by excessive snow, sub-zero temperatures, and torrential downpours. It is never too late to winterize your home to ensure that your family stays warm and