The Beginner’s Guide to Solar Power: How to Save A LOT of Money the Easy Way (Solar Power, Save Money, Solar Energy, Solar, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Homes, Sustainability)

Discover The Ideal Way To Save A LOT Of Money Without Affecting Your Life By Using Solar Power

This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to save money by utilizing a clean, renewable, and sustainable energy source – that is solar power.


Solar Energy Careers

Solar Energy Careers

What should I do to start my career in the solar and alternative energy field?

I have a Bachelors in Material Science and Engineering. No particular solar experience. I’ve been looking to get a masters at Univ. of Texas or another Texas University, but I’m not sure which degree would best help me get a job, if at all. What should be my next steps, I’ve been researching for a few days.
How would I go about getting a entry job in the solar industry, what type should i look for?

Check out this company I represent. I think it may suit you well.
If you have any questions feel free to call me anytime.
602 418 2823

REC Careers in solar energy – Ellen Chong at Tuas, Singapore


Solar Energy Magazines

Solar Energy Magazines

If I wanted to start learning about the basics of making a home more energy efficient, and installing?

Some green energy applications, such as heated flooring and such, where would be a good place to turn? My local library has very few books on the subject. Any suggestions for websites, magazines or so forth?

I have plenty of time to research, I won’t even be buying a junker of a house for a while.

Thank you.

Research the folllowing

Passive Hus

Passive Solar Homes

For information on Solar Hot water Systems Lessons Learned 1977-today by Tom Lanes book

Get a subscription to Home Energy Magazine with the cd with all past issues.

Residential Energy by Dorsi Krigger

energy star website

building science dot com

my website

this should give you enough to chew on and find your way around

Home Solar Power Systems – How To Make Solar Power For Home


Solar Energy Charity

Solar Energy Charity

What is ur step for the prevention of global warming?

I don’t know youths are aware of the global warming in this world. Can u please tell me what u have started to stop global warming.

Get educated. Educate yourself about global warming. The more facts that you have as to what mainstream science says about it, the more you can persuade others to make simple yet effective changes in daily behavior. Energy-saving techniques either are initially expensive (for example, solar power) or take extra time (for example, recycling), so many people need to be convinced that their efforts matter.[9] Always keep in mind that you are aiming to demonstrate the benefits of these activities and highlight how each person can play a vital role in helping to reduce global warming. Remember that “[c]ivil society does not respond at all well to moralistic scolding.”[10] Use education to enlighten, not frighten.
2Vote and influence your government with telephone calls, e-mails, letters and meetings with those who represent you in government. Learn as much as possible about the policies that you advocate before doing so; solving one problem often creates others. For example, replacing incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs has increased the hazard of mercury contamination in homes and landfills. Fluorescent light bulbs are still preferable to incandescent bulbs (see below), but one must be careful to recycle them and to not break them, releasing the mercury. The push to grow corn for ethanol has contributed to higher food prices while saving little energy, if any at all.
Choose vegetarian or vegan meals. Livestock are responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than transportation is. This is due to the large amounts of petroleum used in creating ammonium nitrate fertilizer (for the corn that they are fed) plus the cost of shipping that corn to the cattle and then shipping the cattle to slaughter and grocery. If one eats meat it should always be from a local source. Choosing vegetarian foods also drastically reduces agricultural water consumption and land use, and favorably impacts biodiversity.[11] Vegetarian diets have been shown to promote good health[12] and in most developed countries, eliminating meat from one’s diet is as easy as making responsible choices at stores and restaurants. Other factors such as the means of production and distance that food travels are also factors in the total impact of our food choices.
Recycle more by using recycling bins, composting, etc. Encourage neighbors, supervisors, colleagues, and businesses to do liewise (15-25% of people do not recycle).
Use compact fluorescent bulbs. Replace three frequently used light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs and save 300 lbs. of carbon dioxide and US$60 per year. A standard compact fluorescent bulb will save around one third of a tonne of greenhouse gas, along with the cost of six or more incandescent globes.[13] Consider using even more, and give them as gifts to family and friends. Donate a set to a local charity to refit their office with compact fluorescent lights.[14] Remember that CFL bulbs do contain small amounts of toxic mercury. Therefore, proper disposal (recycling) is necessary to prevent any additional landfill contamination. You can also start looking into LED lightbulbs which have started to crop up recently — they are even more efficient!
Fill the dishwasher. Run your dishwasher only with a full load. Save 100 lbs. of carbon dioxide and US$40 per year, or do them by hand with minimal water.
Use recycled paper. Make sure that your printer paper is 100% post consumer recycled paper. Save 5 lbs. of carbon dioxide per ream of paper. Decide whether something is really worth printing out. Leave a signature at the bottom of your e-mails reminding the reader to think twice before printing the e-mail. Make the most of scrap paper for shopping lists, notes, scrapbooks, telephone messages, taking notes in class, etc. Recycle your paper only when it has been thoroughly used up
!Support producers of renewable energy. Help spur the renewable energy market by participating in it. In the UK you can get 100% renewable electricity by switching to a company such as Ecotricity or Good Energy Ltd. Alternatively, you can buy wind certificates, green tags and stock in renewable energy companies. Many of these companies are new and small, and the stock is low in price. While many are high-risk, they may present an opportunity to help the company move beyond the initial stages of uncertainty and to enhance the viability of important, upcoming market niches. These companies may offer opportunities for great returns if they prove profitable; just be sure to do your homework first, as you would when investing in anything.
Buy minimally packaged goods. Less packaging could reduce your garbage significantly, saving 1,200 pounds of carbon dioxide and $1,000 per year. If you consider a certain products’ packaging to be excessive, mail it to the company with your challenge to the company to reduce its packaging; include suggestions on how if you have ideas. Also tell companies that Wal-Mart thinks that reduced p

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