After the fad of putting up or retrofitting buildings to be “green” wore off, solar panels were viewed as a risky move in a complicated and confusing market following the onset of the Great Recession. As a result, solar installations flattened or trailed off briefly as the economy put enormous strains on the market for […]
A Chance to Grow’s lighting was outdated. They had been wanting to upgrade to energy efficient lighting for a while now.
It’s taken as a given that “going solar” makes sense for the planet: It reduces the amount of electricity a power plant needs to generate which cuts emissions going into the atmosphere that lowers the risk of climate change and, as a result, lightens your carbon footprint so much it’s as if you planted thousands […]
When you install solar panels on your home, in effect, you become your own “electric facility.” That’s because during the sun-intensive months, the panels powering your home will return any excess electricity back into the grid of your local power company. In other words, the panels you’ve installed become like an environmentally-friendly, mini power plant, […]