8 Warning Signs That You Need a New Roof

If you’re like most homeowners, you don’t check your roof often. You notice your windows, siding and lawn, but rarely look up. Combine that with the fact that your roof lasts a couple decades and many people rarely think about the cover that’s keeping a lot of weather out. Inspecting your roof regularly can keep … Continued

How do Solar Panels Work?

Admittedly, the average person doesn’t know much about solar energy. For a long time, it was considered a far-off technology with no immediate benefit. That isn’t the case anymore, so it’s good for people to understand how solar works. Solar cells are also call photovoltaic (PV) cells. A group of these cells (called a “module”) … Continued

6 Ways a New Roof Can Save You Money

A new roof is an investment. It protects your home and your loved ones from the elements, keeping the cold, rain and snow out. Many people are afraid that the cost of a new roof can set back their bank account, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Over time, you can easily recoup … Continued

CT Energy Rates are Climbing Again

Like most things in life, energy costs just keep going up! You probably noticed that as of January 2015, your energy bills increased if you use Connecticut Light & Power or United Illuminating. CL&P customers saw an increase from 9.9990 cents per kilowatt-hour to 12.629 cents per kilowatt-hour (a 26% increase). UI customers went from … Continued

9 Solar Energy Myths

As solar energy becomes popular to more people, people are asking a lot of questions. We hear the same bits of misinformation every day. Here are some common solar energy misconceptions and their truths. Myth #1: I should wait for newer technology. Solar technology has changed little since the 1960s. It’s become a bit more … Continued