A Homeowner’s Guide to Going Green: 9 Ways to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

A Homeowner’s Guide to Going Green: 9 Ways to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

There are hundreds of green tips that can help you make your house more eco-friendly. But with so many options, it can be hard to know where to start. To...
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The benefits of solar + storage for businesses large and small

The benefits of solar + storage for businesses large and small

Solar panels and backup battery storage can be huge assets for businesses, given the potential for commercial and industrial customers to reduce both their overall kilowatt-hour usage as well as...
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Solar vs. wind energy: Which one is right for your home?

Solar vs. wind energy: Which one is right for your home?

Compared to wind energy, solar panels are the better choice for your home because solar provides a more predictable energy source, may cost less in the long-term, requires less space,...
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How to keep snow off your solar panels

How to keep snow off your solar panels

In POWERHOME SOLAR’s northernmost markets of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Pennsylvania, snow is a fact of life in winter. It’s a valid concern to wonder whether solar is...
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Seasonal solar panel performance

Seasonal solar panel performance

Solar panels perform best in cold, sunny weather because they generate energy from the sun’s light, not its heat. However, there are pros and cons to every season when it...
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Introducing POWERHOME SOLAR’s top-selling package: 12 home energy efficiency upgrades for 2021

Introducing POWERHOME SOLAR’s top-selling package: 12 home energy efficiency upgrades for 2021

Saving money and making your home more energy efficient are likely high on your new year resolution list. As the new superpower in home energy, POWERHOME SOLAR can help you...
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How solar power can offset your Christmas light costs

How solar power can offset your Christmas light costs

Christmas decorations are bright and beautiful. They also can require a significant amount of electricity. In fact, one estimate from 2016 holds that Christmas lights alone use up to 6...
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5 best reasons for businesses to install solar panels

5 best reasons for businesses to install solar panels

Now a mainstream business investment, solar is smart business. Businesses continue to adopt solar, and rightfully so. The value proposition combines both economics and environmental considerations. Retail giants such as...
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Solar panels can be installed at your home most anywhere

Solar panels can be installed at your home most anywhere

There are many reasons why using solar energy to power your home is a worthwhile addition. For example, solar can potentially save you money. It also can reduce your carbon...
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Can I go off the grid with solar? Here’s why that’s unlikely

Can I go off the grid with solar? Here’s why that’s unlikely

Going off the grid is a term that has a handful of meanings in our lives. For some, it means unplugging from work and not answering phone calls, emails or...
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