Tag Archives: resources

Save Money With Energy Efficient Tax Credits

Lets face it: taxes are confusing.  When that certain time of year rolls around,  feelings of apprehension and dread have a tendency to appear.  Perplexing language, strange looking forms and a constantly changing tax code can leave one utterly bewildered. If you received a tax credit last year for installing some energy efficient windows or a […]

SolarWorld Panels Power Pittsburgh’s Model Sustainable Building

SolarWorld installed solar power modules at Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden Center for Sustainable Landscapes, which is located in Schenley Park. The installation can generate up to 125 kW from 250W Sunmodule solar panels that were placed on the roof and on the ground.

The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff reveals eye-opening statistics. While I don’t agree that the cause of the decline of happiness in the US was simply an increase of materialism (it was more broadly the increase of the use of psychiatry), and I don’t agree with the implications that health care is such an issue in the […]

Tax Credits for Wind Power

While a lot had been said about harnessing the power of the sun to save the environment, not as much is heard about another equally green source of energy: wind power. The unpredictability of wind, as compared to sunlight, has resulted in technology to harness solar power being developed faster than techniques to harness wind […]