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Separating Solar Energy Fact from Fiction

(Photo Credit) Everyone’s hot for solar energy. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, residential solar installations were up 74% in Q1 2015 (when compared to Q1 2014). While there has been a lot of chatter surrounding solar energy systems, it’s important to know the facts. In this blog post, we’ll dispel some of the […]

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Solar 101 – Types of Solar Power Systems

In our Solar 101 series, we are discussing the various questions that often arise during the search for the best solar energy solution. Did you know that there’s more than one type of solar power system you can install in your home or business? Switch to Solar installs solar electric systems ranging from smaller standalone power […]

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How Much Energy Will My Solar Energy System Produce?

In our Solar 101 series, we are discussing the various questions that often arise during the search for the best solar energy solution.  Today, we will be discussing how much energy a solar energy system can produce. In a nutshell, the amount of electricity a home or commercial solar electric system will produce depends on three […]

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How Do Solar Energy Systems Generate Electricity?

In our Solar 101 series, we are discussing the various questions that often arise during the search for the best solar energy solution. Have you ever wondered how solar energy systems generate energy? Also known as photovoltaic or PV systems, they convert sunlight into electrical energy in order to meet some or all of the energy […]

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8 myths of solar hot water

8 Myths Regarding Solar Hot Water

Don’t Believe These 8 Solar Hot Water Myths Whenever progressive technology is developed and introduced into mainstream society, there are always objections and misinformation. This is especially true when it comes to revolutionary solar hot water systems, how they work and what they do. Solar hot water systems have been on the market for several […]

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Revolutionary New Garden

The Revolutionary New Garden that Could Benefit Your Community

Everything You Need to Know About Solar Gardens When most people think of gardens, they picture rows of green plants, flowering bushes, and edible produce. However, the definition of “garden” is expanding as a new technology makes its way into the world. These popular new gardens are dubbed “solar gardens.” What is a Solar Garden? […]

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Pros & Cons of differnet energy sources

Pros and Cons of Different Alternative Energy Sources

Which Alternative Energy Source is the Best for Your Home or Business? In an effort to reverse environmental damage caused by burning fossil fuels, scientists around the world are working to improve renewable energy sources, such as wind, geothermal, and solar power. At the same time, homeowners throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. are looking […]

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