26 Jun '12, 10pm

Solar Water Heating Systems – Do They Really Work? | | Energy ...: Solar water heaters can be a cost effective w...

Every time you feel the heat of the sun it’s a reminder of a natural power source that is always available – and it’s free! You probably already know that you can harness sunlight to produce electricity through the use of solar panels, but did you know that you can also use the sun’s energy for solar water heating? Solar water heaters can be a cost effective way to generate hot water for your home and the money you save in utility bills will eventually pay for the initial set-up cost. Choosing the right solar water heating system can be complicated; it’s best to get an expert’s help, like a RESNET Qualified EnergySmart Contractor , who has the knowledge and expertise to advise you properly. There are two types of solar water heaters that are currently in use. An ACTIVE system has moving pumps and controls and a PASSIVE system, which has no moving parts. All solar water hea...

Full article: http://www.resnet.us/library/solar-water-heating-systems-...

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How to Build an Energy Efficient Home | | Energy Saving Tips ...: Designing and building your own home certainly...

How to Build an Energy Efficient Home | | Energ...

resnet.us 26 Jun '12, 5am

Designing and building your own home certainly has its advantages. First of all, you have the choice of style and the abil...

AF top engineers give tips on saving energy, money: Summer is officially under way. While it means fun in the su...

AF top engineers give tips on saving energy, mo...

af.mil 26 Jun '12, 3pm

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) -- Summer is officially under way. While it means fun in the sun for Airmen and their ...

Passive Solar Heating: Using the sun for most o...

buildinggreen.com 29 Jun '12, 2pm

Feature from Environmental Building News Passive Solar Heating I was fortunate to have been involved in the glory days of ...

Home #Automation to save 15-20% on energy usage, how much are YOU spending? via @ResnetSmartHome

Home #Automation to save 15-20% on energy usage...

resnet.us 25 Jun '12, 11am

What many people think about first when they hear the words ‘home automation’ are fancy home security systems that have re...

Solar Thermal Scales New Heights in China

Solar Thermal Scales New Heights in China

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Jun '12, 2pm

Dezhou, one hour by car south of Beijing, has become one of China’s solar towns due to the presence of Himin Solar, one of...

5 Tips on Insulating Your Home Effectively | | Energy Saving Tips ...: The key to energy efficiency when heating...

5 Tips on Insulating Your Home Effectively | | ...

resnet.us 18 Jun '12, 7am

When you were younger, did your mother ever tell you to close the door because “we aren’t heating the outdoors?” A lot of ...

Sunnovations: Solar Hot Water is Where the Money Is: There are about 200 million solar water heating (SWH) sys...

Sunnovations: Solar Hot Water is Where the Mone...

greentechmedia.com 19 Jun '12, 11am

There are about 200 million solar water heating (SWH) systems in the world. There are about one million systems in the U.S...

Keep your air conditioner working the way it's supposed to. Read about the most common problems and how to fix them

Keep your air conditioner working the way it's ...

resnet.us 26 Jun '12, 1am

Finding a reputable contractor who is qualified to diagnose and repair a central air conditioning system can sometimes be ...

Selecting a solar energy conversion method: via @ee_times

Selecting a solar energy conversion method: via...

eetimes.com 03 Jul '12, 3pm

A very interesting and article, thanks very much! I have a question. For a set of conditions, it seems that a given solar ...

How to Grow a Solar Energy Garden

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Jun '12, 2pm

Getting energy from the sun is a great idea. However, installing solar panels house-by-house is slow, costly and cumbersom...

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treehugger.com 26 Jun '12, 9am

Last year, Americans purchased more than 700 million packages of hot dogs at retail stores (and that’s excluding sales fro...

Who Has the Most Cost-Effective Solar FiT Program?

Who Has the Most Cost-Effective Solar FiT Program?

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Jun '12, 4pm

Great post, John. Two quick questions: 1) Under Germany's energy law, RE producers get paid for excess production whereas ...

Treasury could fight EU calls to end tax breaks...

businessgreen.com 22 Jun '12, 10am

The Treasury has hinted it could fight back against an EU ruling demanding the UK imposes the full rate of VAT on exempted...

Is an Energy Star roof worth the cost in climate where there are more heating degree days than cooling degree days?

Is an Energy Star roof worth the cost in climat...

greenhomeguide.com 22 Jun '12, 1pm

It would be difficult to make a statement concerning value without knowing the cost difference in materials. Pierre, South...