Tag Archives: Solar Hot Water

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 […]

30 Percent Federal Tax Credit and Other Solar Energy Incentives in 2011

Good news for homeowners and businesses that plan to go solar in 2011. There are several federal tax credits that are still in effect or have been extended for the year. There’s the uncapped 30 percent federal tax credit on solar hot water and residential solar electric systems that are in effect until 2016. The […]

Everyday Uses of Solar Power

We’ve all heard quite a lot about the benefits of solar energy. We’ve heard about plans to create solar-power plants which will be able to supply energy to whole cities.  We have heard of the benefits of installing a complete solar power system in our homes.  But what about the more simple, daily applications of […]

Benefits of Green Solar Energy

To fully understand the benefits of green solar energy, its important to first understand how solar energy is harnessed. There are two types of green solar energy – thermal, and light. Thermal energy is considered to be passive solar energy. This type of green solar energy is harnessed through the design and materials which are […]