Let’s Discuss Winter Energy Loss Most homeowners know the feeling of receiving their power bill after a cold winter month and finding it far higher than previous months’ bills. It’s easy to see your home’s high energy usage and blame it on your heater. But is that really the entire problem? If you experience an […]
Solar and Energy Efficiency Solar and energy efficiency are the perfect partners for your home. They work in tandem to decrease your home’s energy waste, improve your home’s comfortability, and lower your power bill. Often homeowners will overlook energy efficiency because they have more interest in solar, or vice versa, but both home upgrades come
Controlling Your Home’s Temperature with a Smart Thermostat We all know the drill during winter months; if you’re cold, put on a sweater–don’t touch the thermostat. This caution with overusing the heater is not unfounded (though it is inconvenient). According to the US Energy Information Administration, space heating accounts for, on average, around 38% of
Leaks and Weatherproofing Leaks are never good news. A leaky cup will spill everywhere, a leaky boat will sink, and a leaky home will increase your power bill. Your home is full of leaks that you probably don’t notice until the cold winter months roll around. In the winter, these leaks let the cold air
Does Solar Work in the Winter? Embarking on a solar journey is a thoughtful process that considers the entire annual production cycle. Despite a common misconception surrounding the effectiveness of solar panels in winter, it’s essential to understand that the solar system is intricately designed, taking into account the dynamics of the annual solar cycle.
How Solar Works in the Winter Long Term Have you ever wondered how homes powered by solar energy still have electricity in the middle of the night when the sun isn’t shining, or in the winter when there are fewer sunlight hours every day? These homes rely on energy storage to provide the power they
How much time do you spend relaxing in your attic? Probably very little. If you have spent any time in your attic, you likely made a quick exit; attics are uncomfortable, usually way too hot in the summer and way too cold in the winter. They certainly are not the best place to sit down