Solar Energy Adds Up To Big Savings For U.S. Schools

Schools throughout the U.S. are using solar installations to stretch their budgets and develop hands-on learning opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) recently reported that 3,752 U.S. schools are using solar energy to power their facilities, cutting their utility bills by nearly $78 million each […]

2014 Energy Conscious Gift Guide

In the 1950s, the average American home had 1 or 2 electrical outlets per room. This was more than enough to accommodate the limited range of appliances that most homeowners had. Nowadays, standard homes come with 2 to 3 outlets per wall (per room). Total energy consumption has soared over the past several decades as […]