RESBlog - Solar Energy

Using Solar Power Systems to provide electricity

April 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Solar Energy

With the cost of heating and powering our homes using conventional means increasing every year, finding a cost effective and carbon neutral source of energy is becoming more of a priority.  Solar power systems are an environmentally friendly and efficient way to provide electricity to any home.  Depending on the amount of sun in your

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Solar Power

April 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Solar Energy

Each year, there is enough solar energy on Earth to provide 1000 times the amount of energy that was consumed on the entire planet in 2008. Currently, only 0.2% of the total energy created on the planet was from solar. Although most people have heard of solar energy, most are not aware of the potential

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Solar Water Heaters

April 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Solar Energy

Sometimes referred to as solar domestic hot water systems, solar water heaters are the most efficient form of producing hot water for your home. Similar to Standard Water Heaters – Except for Energy Source Solar water heaters work much the same as standard heaters, except they use the sun’s energy to heat the water instead

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Home Energy Audits

April 13th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Energy Auditor Information, Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy

You may be wondering if having a home energy audit is a good idea. Why should you consider it? Except for new homes which have been built to high energy efficient standards, most homes – even brand new ones – are inefficient. The older the home, the more inefficient it is likely to be. As

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