Small Wind Turbines for the Home

written by: Jennifer Claerr•edited by: Lamar Stonecypher•updated: 2/13/2012 Wind turbines for the home offer a cost-competitive alternative to solar panels. Here are a few tips on how to choose a small wind turbine system for your home. ·         Are Small Wind Turbines Right for My Home? Small wind turbines can save you a lot of… Continue reading Small Wind Turbines for the Home

Installing and Maintaining a Home Solar Electric System

Courtesy of the Department of Energy When choosing a contractor, ask about their work record, experience, and licenses, and get more than one bid for the installation of your PV system. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL. Making sure your home solar electric or photovoltaic (PV) system is sized, sited, installed, and maintained correctly… Continue reading Installing and Maintaining a Home Solar Electric System

50 Ways to Green Your Business

Fast Company -Mark Borden, Jeff Chu, Charles Fishman, Michael A. Prospero, and Danielle Sacks Half-a-hundred options for cleaning up your business, from the universal (catch that rainwater!) to the specific (lose the plastic bowls!). Mix, match—join in. Imagine asking today how the Internet affects business. It’s an absurd question, like asking how electricity changed business.… Continue reading 50 Ways to Green Your Business