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Month: December 2019

Give The Gift Of Going Green

You’ve committed to solar panels. You’re on your way to a greener future for your home and your wallet. This holiday season, and as we gear up for a new year, consider using this gift-giving opportunity to propel yourself into a more sustainable world with any of these eco-friendly gift ideas, Bamboo Toothbrushes Dental hygiene will never go out of style. Unfortunately, toothbrushes are plastic and must be replaced once the bristles begin to lag. While we don’t advocate quitting brushing your teeth, we do advocate for switching up the type of toothbrush you stuff into stockings for your...

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Four Fun Facts About Solar Panels

Solar panels probably don’t warrant a whole lot of thought outside of Should I get them? Which the obvious answer is yes, very much yes. Especially if you live in Sunny SoCal. But there are quite a few interesting things about solar panels that just might help you in your decision making process when you finally do decide to jump into the pool of renewable energy, such as the various types of panels, lifespan, and efficiency. Here are four of our favorite fun facts about solar panels to help guide you along the way to going green in your...

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Top 5 Energy Saving Tips For The Home

If you’ve already gone that wonderful extra mile of installing solar panels in your home, congrats! If you’re looking for ways to take this green venture even further around the house, then we’ve got you covered. From larger investments to small, simple changes, there are plenty of ways you can reduce your carbon footprint by implementing any – or all – of these environmentally friendly habits. Like it or not, it’s time for us all to step up to the plate and do what we can to improve life for the planet.  Appliances Let’s start on a large scale:...

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Solar Panel Basics: What Are You Getting Into?

Solar panels on your roof to generate power are nothing new. The trend has been going strong since the 1970s when a spike in oil prices encouraged companies like Exxon to find ways to improve on existing solar power options and make implementation more affordable. There was another bump in efficiency in the 1990s. By 2005, folks could DIY their own solar panels and use them on their houses as a means of creating energy for their homes. Innovation and technology are showing no signs of slowing when it comes to the renewable energy market of solar. Tesla has...

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