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Energy Tools Energy Calculators Save Money 2019

Are you looking to save energy and save money? Learning more about energy tools and energy calculators is a good place to start. Here’s a list of energy tools for 2019 to help you on your journey to save energy and save your hard earned money: Solar Calculator: Going solar in 2019? The Energy Department’s Solar PV […]

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Energy Storage Solutions Putting More Wind Solar on Grid

Future energy storage solutions will put more wind and solar on the grid. Battery storage may be considered an old technology. More creative solutions are needed in the renewable energy market. Pumped Hydroelectric energy storage is one example somewhat common.  Pumped-storage hydroelectricity, or pumped hydroelectric energy storage, is a type of hydroelectric energy storage used […]



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Future Housing Zero Emissions Smart Tech

There is a new Florida neighborhood called Hunters Point that has zero emissions, smart tech, and buildings that are hurricane-proof. This interests me greatly and I would love to see a retirement community built near me using the concept, for sure. On their website, you’ll see their attitude toward a new way to think about […]


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Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar Team Up

Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar Team Up to Bring Automotive Battery Innovation to the U.S. Residential Solar Market Exclusive collaboration marks entrance of Mercedes-Benz Energy products into U.S. market Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the U.S. The […]


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Green Battery Technology – EnergyBar 100

Solar-powered portable batteries are getting greener, lighter, and more powerful. And now, AspectSolar is offering the EnergyBar 100 which is designed with green battery technology in mind. It is a recyclable, Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) ¬†battery that is TSA approved for carry-on and checked baggage (the battery is shown in the photo). The following is […]





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Nest Thermostats Facing Challenges

Nest, the company that makes what they claim to be the “next generation¬†thermostat” is facing a few challenges. Out-dated HVAC systems, Wifi connectivity, and vocal, unhappy customers during a national cold spell¬† are in the forefront in today’s news. TechCrunch discusses the situation on a recent blog post here. You can learn more about the […]


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Improve Your Gas Mileage Before Holiday Travel

Traveling for the holidays? To improve your gas mileage consider changing your oil and air filter to improve your ride. I’m always amazed at how much better my car runs after changing the oil and air filter. What else can you do to increase your fuel mileage? Make sure your air pressure in the tires […]


Understanding a Cool Roof and Insulation For Energy Efficiency

Can you benefit from a Cool Roof? Or are you better off investing in more insulation? No doubt, a cool roof can help many building owners save money while protecting the environment but not everyone should rush to get one.Your money might be better spent on attic insulation depending on where you live as well […]