While solar panels can continue to work on days when it is not sunny, you should not have them installed if you live in an area that is cloudy most of the time. The amount of energy you save with them will not be worth the amount you paid for them.
In this video we meet Casey & Natasha, a conscious couple who built a passive solar home near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. In addition to orienting their house to …
Gain an understanding of your own energy usage. Before converting to solar energy, it's vital that you have a good estimate of the amount of power that your home or business uses. In order to pick the right size, this information is critical. Look at your energy bills and invest in an energy monitor to keep track of how much power you use.
Saving the environment can start with cleaner water-heating devices. There are a variety of solar powered hot water heaters for you to choose from. They are easily installed in an area of optimum sun exposure or on the roof.