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Going Solar 101: Tips for Solar Inverter Installation and Maintenance

If you’ve been exploring the idea of installing a solar panel system, you probably already know all the components you’ll need to obtain. Some of these components may vary depending on the type of system you’re about to install. That said, you’ll still need to get your hands on solar panels, batteries, charge controller and […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 28 - Wasted Heat

Wasted Heat

This week Noel and Jacob struggle to find an uplifting article about our environment until they stumble upon some risqué words about carbon nanotubes, and invent new solar technology that could keep you cool as you eat a slice of Doom Pizza.

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The Top 4 Benefits Of Installing Solar Panels On Your Home

Solar panels have become one of the trendy features to have in homes, both here in the United States and abroad. They aren’t just nice to have, however, there are hidden benefits of using them as well. Here are the top 4 benefits of installing solar panels on your home: 1. Reducing/Eliminating Energy Bills If […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 14 - Solar Goals

Solar Goals

As Noel and Jacob read up on the latest solar technology they learn that the world might be ready for solar farms in the shape of classic movie characters, and maybe Keanu Reeves on a solar-powered space sail.

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How To Make Your Garage More Energy-Efficient

When it comes to energy efficiency, most of our attention goes toward our houses, and for good reason. Because we spend so much time and do so much inside our houses, much of the energy we emit on a daily basis is used there. What we don’t pay as much attention to is making our […]

Renewable Energy: Solar Panels Reinvented

Although the sun generates enough energy during the span of one hour to satisfy global energy needs for an entire year, this renewable energy source is meeting less than one percent of our current energy demands.  Yes, more and more people are searching for and turning to alternative energy options, but not everyone is interested in adding “traditional” solar panels […]

Is Green Home Technology Worth the Investment?

If you are anything like me you’ve been watching your neighbors install solar panels at an ever-increasing rate for the last decade or so. Is it worth it? Is it worth taking the time and investment to install, not only solar panels, but all the green technology that goes along with this technology in order […]

Solar: May All Your Months Be November

Image by EnecoMedia / Creative Commons “May all your months be November.”  So goes the ancient Chinese curse. Well, actually, the curse really goes: “May you live in interesting times.”  You see, “interesting” times – those that you read about in the history books – are times of war and famine and terror. If you […]

5 Small, Cool and Green Living Environments

When it comes to living environments everyone seems to be looking for something different. Some need room for a large family. Others want to be close to work. Some want yards or swimming pools. Others are more concerned with living in a greener home and cutting down their environmental impact on the world around them. […]

Biofriendlyblog’s Weekly Greens 4/1/11

Image by Andrew Stawarz Days can get hectic and we can get so caught up in our work and lives that we sometimes miss articles we would have liked to have known about or read. Along that line, I wanted to share with you a few of the green and/or environmental articles I came across […]