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Saturday, October 25, 2008

Mio Solar: Energy Efficiency Articles


Thursday, October 23, 2008

Energy Efficiency Articles

Energy Efficiency Articles

Solar Power Benefits

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 04:12 PM CDT

There are so many benefits to creating solar power and it's become more affordable than ever. Check out these benefits, hopefully we can all start making a change to lower energy consumption.

Solar Power Systems - Using the Basic Principle of Concentrating Sunlight

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 04:08 PM CDT

Scientists are continuously studying this theory as businesses use it to power their generators. Steam power was what was used from the beginning with solar power and is still what most systems depend on to service their production needs. As new materials are being discovered and the efficiency of solar power panels improved, we can expect for a cheaper power fuel and a cleaner environment to live in.

Reduce Your Electric Bill - 3 Tips to Get You Going in the Right Direction

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 03:43 PM CDT

While we all wait for alternative energy sources to become more affordable, we can all make changes to conserve energy. Reduce your electric bill, save money and conserve energy.

Build Your Own Solar Panels

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 03:42 PM CDT

Why not start making a change that will not only save you money, but also benefit the environment and generations to come? There are so many affordable alternatives to creating energy, and a DIY project may be the most cost effective route to take.

Reduce Your Solar Panel Prices

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 03:35 PM CDT

The soaring price of electricity bills and fuel is one reason why the expenditures have risen so high in the contemporary times. It is in such a situation that you look for other sources of energy that are not only cost effective but also efficient and cause minimal pollution. Scientist and researchers have been working to find various new ways to harness natural resources like solar energy to the maximum. This will benefit us in terms of efficient and healthy working environment, saving on electricity bills and being pollution free.

Wind Power Cost - Affordable Options Available

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 03:31 PM CDT

Creating power is a popular choice to many looking to conserve energy and save money. To get started, it may cost hundreds to thousands of dollars. Don't let that discourage you! There are many affordable options available!

How Does Wind Power Work?

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 03:22 PM CDT

Ever wondered how wind power works? How do we convert wind into energy? And how can you build something like this and start saving money? It's not as complicated as some think!

How to Recycle Those CFL Bulbs

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 03:18 PM CDT

Most people understand the environmental benefits of using compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) over traditional incandescent bulbs. But did you know that CFL bulbs need to be disposed of properly and that it's illegal in some states to throw them away? Learn why CFLs need to be handled with care, where you can recycle CFLs, and how to store and transport them to prevent breakage.

Wind Power Home

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 02:44 PM CDT

When I started building my home 16 years ago I remember considering alternative energy choices that would reduce the cost of supplying my home with energy. Wind Power for Home made a lot of sense because I live in a very windy area however it was not easy to build your own generator and buying a commercial model was very expensive.  My research confirmed that using wind power 16 years ago only made sense, from an economic point of view, if you were building in a location that was completely off the power grid and supplying your own energy was ...

How to Get Wind Energy to Your Home?

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 02:10 PM CDT

Many people love the idea of getting wind energy to their home, but they don't have the slightest idea how to accomplish this. It all looks very complicated but once you break it down into simple step by step instructions its really not hard. Believe me, when I first heard of people getting wind energy into their homes, I immediately thought, wow this is going to be hard.

How to Lower Your Carbon Footprint

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 01:46 PM CDT

Your 'carbon footprint' is the amount of greenhouse gas we use on a day to day basis. This amount is converted into a CO2 equivalent in tonnes or kg. It might seem strange to say that we use greenhouse gases - after all, we don't use them directly (unless you turn on your gas stove) - but each of our activities from turning on a light to buying a new television uses natural resources somewhere down the production line.

Insulate Your Home and Save Money

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 01:45 PM CDT

Winter's on its way and with energy bills soaring it can be tempting to leave the central heating off and put on a jumper instead. There is an easier way to save money however, and thousands of homes in the UK could benefit. The solution is better insulation - an investment that will help you save money for years to come.

5 Quick Fixes For a Lower Electric Bill

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 01:25 PM CDT

There are many paths to a lower electric bill. Here are my top 5 ways to save by doing simple tasks around the home.

How to Lower Your Electric Bill With Wind Power

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 01:23 PM CDT

There are a myriad of ways to lower your electric bill. Reducing energy consumption is important, but most people do not know about generating their own electricity using wind power. It's easy, cheap and makes all the sense in the world.

Cheap Personal Wind Power Generators For Residential Use

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 12:15 PM CDT

Have you ever heard about the cheap personal wind power for residential use? If not yet, don't worry; here I will discuss some easy steps before you so that you can make your own personal wind power generators and that too within a mere $200.

DIY Wind Power Generator For Producing Free Electricity

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 11:48 AM CDT

Have you ever thought of producing free electricity of your own using a DIY wind power generator? If not yet, think about it, as it is the right time to produce your own electricity from wind power for your residential or commercial use using a DIY guide.

How to Make Existing Buildings Green

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 11:28 AM CDT

Lot of work has been done on conceiving and planning new building. But very little has been done to make the existing buildings somewhat green. We are making an effort to contribute a little bit towards this cause.

Do You Need Residential Wind Power Generator?

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 11:17 AM CDT

If you are looking for residential wind power generator, then continue reading this article, because I am going to explain you, how to start generating your own electricity, without paying a single dollar to energy companies. Discover how to save tons of cash by using environmentally 100% safe technology.

Generating Electricity at Home

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 11:00 AM CDT

Power bills have been increasing for a long time but it has now got to the stage where power is playing a major factor in the household budget. The increasing cost of power in conjunction with the environmental problems created by burning fossil fuels, is encouraging more people to think green and look at the possibility of building their own renewable power source. Making your own solar panels or a wind turbine is very tempting but how feasible is it?

Residential Windmill Power - Shocking Way to Make Your Own Energy

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 10:18 AM CDT

People had been shifting into Residential Windmill Power on a daily basis. For several reasons, the popularity of windmill energy is increasing among homes and businesses. Make use of the advantages derived from renewable energy and get into this useful trend.

Off the Grid Electricity - Is This Something That the Average Joe Can Do?

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 10:15 AM CDT

I'm positive that all of us have heard the term off the grid electricity. For those don't know what it means, it just means that you don't have or need your local electricity company feeding power to your home. You are generating enough energy to power up your own home. For the people that have heard the term before, I'm sure you must be wondering if many people are doing it and can anybody do it?

Solar Your Refrigerator

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 10:10 AM CDT

If a hurricane is heading straight for your area, do you evacuate? You should. But stop and think about your refrigerator. How long will it be before you can return to your home? Two days, a week, or maybe longer?

Generator Warranty

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 10:09 AM CDT

Did you buy a generator from a home and garden supplier? What kind of warranty did they provide? Did the technician provide service? Is that technician licensed and insured in the field?

Foam Insulation - Benefits For You and Your Wallet

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 10:09 AM CDT

Foam insulation is an insulator that everyone can use and benefit from. It will improve your air quality. I will show you three problems with fiberglass insulation. Read more here.

Leap Into Solar and Be Energy Efficient

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 10:09 AM CDT

Solar is a big step in changing your life, your environment, and the way you use energy in this world. It is a step you take in your future and energy conservation.

Solar - How to Build Your House For Solar

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 10:07 AM CDT

Solar is not in the future. Solar is now. If you are planing to build, design your home for solar. Here are some tips when building to help you prepare and plan.

Solar Costs - Solar VS Your Electricity Bill

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 10:07 AM CDT

Developing solar is vital to you. What are the costs of putting a solar system in your home? How long will it take to pay for it? I'll give you an example that will help you relate solar costs to your electric bill.

Vent Hood and CFM's - How to Choose the Right Size

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 10:05 AM CDT

How to choose the right vent hood for your home. I'll tell you how to figure the right size cfm's for your kitchen.

Less Energy is More Environmental and More Savings For You

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 09:24 AM CDT

Being green and energy efficient does not mean giving up many of the comforts of life. It often means gaining more of these comforts and improving your quality of life.

Facts and Components of a Home Solar Wind Electricity Generation Plant

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 08:49 AM CDT

I built my first solar wind generation power plant for the first home I ever owned. It was more out of necessity than for energy efficiency. When my wife and I first started out, we didn't have a lot of money and bought a home out in the country that was off the grid.

How to Get Energy Using Photovoltaic Panels

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 08:34 AM CDT

Getting electricity from the sun. Clarification on photovoltaic systems: cost savings, and performance tips.

Make Your Own Solar Panel

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 08:14 AM CDT

If you enjoy paying astronomical electric costs and making your power company rich then don't read this article. If you want to actually strike back at the current rising cost of living then read on.

Mio Solar: Energy Efficiency Articles

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