Renewable Energy

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Geothermal Heating – How Does It Work and What Are the Benefits?

June 12th, 2017
Geothermal energy is heat extracted from the earth’s surface. This clean, renewable energy source relies on the consistency of underground temperatures rather than the fickle climate above ground. If you have ever taken a tour of a cave or a mine, then you have experienced this phenomenon. Used for both heating and cooling, geothermal energy can be found almost anywhere. As more cities and countries across the globe work to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels, more areas are tapping this clean power source. Conventional geothermal systems work by using pumps to heat or cool fluid and bring it above ground to regulate the temperature in a home. Although it
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How Practical Is a Backyard Wind Turbine?

The utilitzation of wind power is growing at an increasing rate, so a lot of homeowners are wondering if the idea of getting a wind turbine in their backyard is practical....

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8 Energy Efficient Upgrades That Can Lower Your Tax Bill

Government tax credits may be available for homeowners who make efficiency upgrades to their properties. These improvements can help reduce the amount of carbon emissions that homes generate and release into the...

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10 Solar Energy Facts & Myths You Need to Know

The concept of harnessing the sun’s energy to create power is undoubtedly appealing. Homeowners who install solar on their rooftop or property can offset their energy usage, enjoy savings...