Tips When Planting Shade Trees

Tips When Planting Shade Trees

The Department of Energy says add shady areas around a home is an ideal way to cut air conditioning costs and reduce solar heat gain. However, there are a number of factors homeowners must consider before planting trees around their home. For example, deciduous and...
5 Ways to Conserve Energy in 2020

5 Ways to Conserve Energy in 2020

Eating healthier and getting in shape, quitting smoking and saving money are some popular New Year’s resolutions, but long-term problems don’t have instant fixes, and that’s why so many people get fed up and break their resolutions. The truth is, to get fit and trim,...
Infographic: 14 Alternative Energy Sources

Infographic: 14 Alternative Energy Sources

In the last decade, we’ve seen an increase in alternative energy sources. By the end of 2018, global renewable energy capacity had reached 2,351 gigawatts, accounting for one-third of global power capacity. But our demand for energy also grew by 2.3 percent in 2018,...
4 Trends in Solar Energy for 2020

4 Trends in Solar Energy for 2020

There is now enough installed solar energy capacity in the U.S. to power 13.5 million homes, and this amount is expected to double in the next five years. The solar energy industry is part of a very dynamic market. Many factors — including government policies, fossil...