Category: Solar Plus

Using the Nest E Smart Thermostat With Solar

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The Nest Thermostat E allows homeowners and businesses to take their energy consumption habits into their own hands. Combining these two devices helps decrease pollution, saves customers money, and increases self-sufficiency. It makes sense to add smart thermostats to homes that already draw most or all of their power from the sun. How Smart Thermostats […]

An Inside Look at EIA’s Hourly Electric Grid Monitor

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What is the appeal of hourly electric grid monitoring? At first glance, this information may seem irrelevant — at least for the average joe looking for residential solar. However, it actually can be quite useful. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a beta of their new website in August of 2019. One of the […]

Combining Energy Efficient Roofing With Photovoltaics

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Installing solar on a home is a great way to decrease power bills. However, if they are combined with an energy-efficient roof, it can maximize savings and environmental impact. Although solar panels can be installed on just about any roofing material, some combine better with solar arrays than others. What sets these roofing materials apart […]

6 Ways To Bring Solar Lighting Into the Home

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Lighting your home can get expensive fast. That’s why many people turn off the lights when they leave a room or, at least, when they leave the house. If, however, you implement solar lighting you won’t have to worry about your electric bill. 6. Solar Powered String Lights Solar powered Christmas lights are one way […]

Solar CEO ‘Happy That Solar Energy Is at a Dead End.’

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Solar power is at a dead end, and I say that happily. I also say it as the CEO of a Utah and Reno-based solar company. On its path and in its current direction, it is impossible for solar energy to go any further. However, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t matter. We just need to […]

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