Solar Panels Reduce Cooling Costs Just by Sitting on Your Roof

Now that solar panels are widespread throughout the country, scientists and engineers are in a position to collect all sorts of valuable data. This information can be used to further optimize solar panel design, manufacturing, and installation. (This is one of the reasons solar panels will be installed faster and faster all over the world … Continued

Solar Panels 101: 8 Things to Know

Investing in solar panels is a big decision. It’s a smart decision, but it’s important to know what you’re getting into. Here are some things to know about solar panels. 1. Understand your power company’s rates In many places, energy rates are divided into tiers. The more energy you consume, the higher your rates go … Continued

How Solar Energy Can Help Schools

Lately there have been a few articles in the news about schools adopting solar energy. I think this is fantastic and hope the trend continues. If you work for a school or have some decision-making power in a school system, here are some ways solar energy can help the school. 1. It teaches kids about … Continued

Teaching Kids About Solar Panels

Our world is changing. It won’t be long before our fossil fuels are exhausted and we’ll be forced to rely on renewable forms of energy. That means our children should be knowledgeable about the renewable options that exist and how they work. The most viable energy option aside from oil, coal and gas is solar … Continued