Article Archive for Home Energy

NOTE: This information applies to off-grid homes. If your home is tied to the power grid, see note below. There’s no such thing...
When you ask clinical psychologist Harvey Hoefer why he and his wife decided to install a solar system, his answer is,...
With regular cleanings, water top-off and equalizations, you can triple the life of the batteries that store power as part of...
Charge controllers deliver year-round protection for your system by preventing battery damage due to overcharging or reverse...
Tankless hot water heaters save money and energy
Nobody likes to take cold showers or waste money. Here’s a great way to solve both these problems. Hot water on demand. Tankless...
Almost immediately after buying their home, Park and Kristan Guthrie took advantage of the solar tax incentive program in...
  NOTE: These steps are designed for systems tied to a power grid. For off-grid systems, roll up an estimated watt-hours...
By taking stored energy from a battery and converting it to standard AC power, inverters allow you to run conventional appliances...
Blake Jones was an in-the-field engineer for Halliburton/Brown & Root when he left the oil industry to build renewable energy...
My laptop is an extension of my body. Sometimes I actually feel as if I have a keyboard and 12-inch screen growing out of my...