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Dual axis solar tracker
Solar photovoltaic

Choosing between solar trackers and fixed solar panels mounts

...Home Green Building Guides ... Solar tracker © Ecohome STORY UPDATE: In Canada, the prices for solar panels has been steadily declining while the cost o...

Product of the month: Aquion’s Aqueous Hybrid Ion saltwater home batte
Renewable energy

Aquion’s saltwater home battery

...solar power The latest technologies in Lithium-ion home batteries All about solar panels: how they work Ten questions to ask a solar contractor before sin...

Solar panel installation
Solar photovoltaic

Ten questions to ask a solar panel contractor

...Home Green Building Guides ... *** Hannah West writes professionally for Home Improvement Leed with the goal of empowering homeowners with the expert guidan...

Tesla Solar Roof shingles
Solar photovoltaic

The Tesla Solar Roof: we love the hype, but we'd like to see some actual facts.

...Solar Roof to market, Tesla is partnering with Solar City , a dominant player in the American solar power industry with franchises all over the United States. A...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...powered modem to operate. Home batteries and generators can charge devices, but a very simple option to keep your phone powered is a portable power bank. Be s...

Solar thermal collectors

All about solar thermal collectors

...Solar Water Heaters, read about EcoHome's new concept home with a solar air heated radiant floor that delivers solar heated water in the summer months. This and...

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...solar design features into their homes for thousands of years . Active solar refers to any system of solar panels whether it be photovoltaic power generation,...

Solar panels power the Kenogami House in Saguenay, Quebec
Renewable energy

The Kenogami House: Energy systems at the cutting edge of innovation

...home with power. The 48V batteries also supply power to outlets and home appliances that operate in AC (after passage of current through an inverter that will...

The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
Tiny house

The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

...home - and the tiny solar and wind-powered dwelling will be available for sale later this year. Nice Architects has already completed a prototype, and they plan...

Tiny Tack House living room
Tiny house

The tiny house movement: Tiny Tack House

...home on 100% solar power and loving it. This is not an entirely common lifestyle, but Chris and Malissa are by no means alone. The Tiny House Movement is a gr...

Celsius Solar Igloo
Solar thermal collectors

Celsius: The solar heated igloo!

...solar igloo? L. McC : Celsius is a contemporary interpretation of the traditional Inuit shelter, with solar power used to provide the energy needed to heat and ...