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Passive Solar Power

Passive Solar Power

If you are building a home that utilizes passive solar power, it is best to put the most windows facing the south side. Although it is not always true, depending on where you live, it is a general rule to go by. You can also benefit from a west facing as well. Passive technology turns [...] Read more

Ways To Use Solar Power For Heat

We have become accustomed to turning a dial or pushing a button in order to have heat. Heating homes, schools or businesses with solar energy is not only easy but cost effective as well. There are several ways that we can capture the sun’s heat even during the winter months. In order to capture the [...] Read more

Concentrating Solar Power Systems

If you have ever seen a field with several mirrors pointing toward the sun you may be looking at a Concentrating Solar Power System. These systems work to concentrate the sunlight to one area and use the heat to heat up the liquid that flows along the pipes. This system is called a Parabolic-Trough System. [...] Read more

How Do You Find Renewable Energy?

We already know that the use of oil, natural gas and coal are all resources that we may eventually run out of. These are the non-renewable resources that we rely heavily on today. We use these non-renewable resources to do many things, including supplying us with power, heating our homes, businesses and schools and more. [...] Read more