March 2016

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Solar Comparison: Today vs. 10 Years Ago

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Today solar panels are far more obtainable than you might think. It is amazing the technology advancements that have occurred in the last ten years. In fact, recently International Business Times rated solar power to be the cheapest source of energy and power in the past ten years. With all of the new technology going solar is much more affordable than most people think. read more →

Stop Global Warming by Going Solar

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Ending global warming is important for all us. While some might not think that it is that big of a deal, others are committing their whole lives to try and eliminate their carbon footprint. One of the best ways that you can help limit your impact on the environment is by going solar. read more →

Savings that Occur by Switching to Solar

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Everyone loves to be able to save money, especially when they can save money on essentials that you have to pay for each month. One of the biggest reasons that people switch to solar energy is that they want to be able to save money. Many people do not realize all of the different ways in which you can save money. read more →

You Won’t Believe What Happened to This Family

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Shane and Amber Johnson were tired of living paycheck to paycheck. They were also tired of how many resources their household was consuming. They tried reducing their carbon footprint in a number of different ways…recycling, composting, and more. When things finally started to get better for them was when they took the leap to install solar panels in their home. read more →

Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

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Are you looking for a way to make your home more efficient? Being more efficient is a great way to be able to make sure that you can save money on things around your home. It does not matter how old your house is, when you have a more efficient home you can save more money. read more →

Solar power becomes affordable – Winery owners see switch to solar power as a good investment.

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Ten years ago, when John and Virginia Weber launched Orofino Winery in British Columbia’s Similkameen Valley, the cost of solar power was prohibitive.

It would take 40 years for solar to pay back the capital investment. That, said John Weber, “was difficult to justify.” read more →

W.Va.’s First State Capitol Building Restored and Solarized

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Standing in downtown Wheeling, “the original gate to the West” (as Wheelonians sometimes call it), it’s hard to throw a stone without hitting something historically significant. That is especially true at 1413 Eoff Street, the First State Capitol Building (constructed in 1858). The state’s first capitol building is being restored to its 20th century glory, and also being brought into the 21st century. read more →