Handyman alert: solar energy power kits have arrived. The renewable energy explosion has people opting to add solar energy power to their homes. Some are going all out and totally off the grid, while others are wading in slowly. For the handyman, installing a solar energy kit is not difficult. Everything needed arrives in one package.
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Take a look at the energy saving ideas and new green products in this and the next few articles, and see how many you can use to save your hard earned cash. Then use the savings to fund a short vacation or a trip to Disneyland.
In Leeds, in the United Kingdom there’s a completely new way people are going green in this apartment complex known as the “Greenhouse” They are the most good for the environment apartments within the UK, giving off lower than 45% of carbon thats allowed under building regulations that were recently updated in 2010. The structure is loaded with lots of thermal solar panels upon the roof which heat the water for the inhabitants of the apartments and it also has an aquifer based 250ft underground which also has the ability to heat up water.
When doing the research for a article on new green products, I was unaware of many of the different ways to convert the energy of the sun into electrical power. I have written about solar cell or photovoltaic cell systems, so let’s look at another type of solar energy system.
One of the areas that seems the least understood when using green products is the “carbon footprint”. To illustrate this point about green products, a simple story about the use of CFL (Compact Florescent Lamp) bulbs may help. When in a restaurant the other day, I noticed that the spoon was missing from the place setting. I looked around and it appeared it was the same all over the restaurant.