Category Archives: Home Ideas

Passive Versus Active Solar Hot Water Heaters: Which Is Better?

As a homeowner, having options is great—you wouldn’t want just one paint color to choose from, would you? But it also makes the purchasing process a little bit more complex, especially when it comes to important decisions, like saving energy throughout your home. And when you decide to offset some of your utility costs with...
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How Long Does It Take to Set Up Solar Panels?

Installing solar panels on your home can make you feel like you’ve traveled straight into the future (free energy from the sun? how next-level is that?), but sadly, your installation probably won’t move at warp speed. Though most solar installations wrap up in a matter of weeks, if you happen to be dealing a particularly slow...
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What Are Solar Soft Costs?

No one can deny that solar is quite an investment. After installation, system prices top out at around $25,000, which may be more than the down payment you put on your house! And while solar is worth it in the long-run—especially when you factor in federal incentives and utility credits—those initial numbers can give you some...
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Las Vegas Is Now 100 Percent Solar-Powered

No one would ever accuse Las Vegas of dull visuals. Whether it’s the flashing neon signs of the casinos on the strip or the brilliant LED canopies on Fremont Street, almost every corner of Las Vegas is transformed at dusk into a virtual light show. But spectacular as all those lights may be, they definitely...
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