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LED Greenhouse Lighting Treatments Test Well For Tomato Quality

If you want a greenhouse tomato, ask whether it has been grown with LED lights. Recently, a number of commercial tomato growers have considered money saving LEDs to grow their crop. But money savings aside, how do the tomatoes taste? Recent research from the American Society for Horticultural Science shows positive results for these energy saving […]

December 28th

Tips To Save Money On Installing Solar Panels

Many renewable energy enthusiasts get frustrated by the cost of installing solar panels on their homes. Fortunately, there are cost-saving alternatives for solar panel installations. Solar panel installations cost less now than ever before. In addition, finding reputable and cheap solar panel installers is easy. When choosing an affordable solar panel installer, it’s important to […]

December 28th

$300 Million Fund From ReNewAll Targets Clean Energy Projects

From CleanTechnica ReNewAll, a California financing solutions company, is now tackling head-on the call for clean energy projects, with $300 million in financing opportunities. The company recently announced that its $300 Million Clean Energy Fund will finance energy solutions projects, including a custom program for National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) members. The financing initiative has been […]

October 21st

Shedding Light On LED Lights: Leaders In Cost & Performance

In this era about driving attention to energy efficiency, few,  if any, are going to argue a case against the benefits of using LED lights. But replacing burnt-out incandescent bulbs with LEDs is no simple undertaking, especially when it comes to price. LED bulbs, built using emitting diodes, although certain to last longer than the Edison-style […]

October 12th

History Of Energy Gardens

Before I begin writing about energy gardens, it is incredibly helpful to understand what they are, what they aren’t, and their level of independence from whatever energy utility serves the vicinity. The concept of distributed energy According to the US Department of Energy, “distributed energy consists of a range of smaller-scale and modular devices designed […]

October 6th

Maintenance Tips: Using A Power-Pipe

The Power-Pipe is a proven and affordable technology that reduces energy use and water heating costs for a variety of applications in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. Here’s why, states RenewABILITY Energy: “At 20-30% of home energy consumption, water heating is typically the 2nd highest energy demand. The Power-Pipe can dramatically cut water heating costs and […]

July 24th

Maintenance Tips: Attic Tent Installation

If you’re on the road toward smart energy efficiency and have an attic, attic tents need to be in your workbook. The company Attic Tent provides this sensible perspective about using this fixture: Through the years, homeowners who have been aware of air transfer/loss through the attic have attempted to remedy it by placing insulation […]

July 22nd