Home energy

Residential technology applications – green power for homes.

One of the issues and problems swimming pool owners have is the heating of their swimming pool throughout the year. There are many ways to heat and indoor or an outdoor swimming pool. One of the energy and environment friendly ways is the use of solar energy and solar water heaters to heat the water […]

Solar panels for home

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by Dino Green on November 25, 2012

Whether you are interested in installing solar panels for your home or looking into a commercial solar photovoltaic power plant, before commencing on such an investment you need to identify what your project entails and assess its financial viability. Herein we provide some essential advice on making such an assessment of solar panels for your […]

The definition of zero-energy-home or zero energy building is often misunderstood as a building having zero energy consumption. A zero energy building simply refers to a building producing the same (or more) amount of energy than what it consumes within a single year.

Should everyone install renewable solar energy systems at home? Switching to solar panels will certainly limit your impact on the environment as you will use renewable solar energy in place of conventional energy to cover for your household energy needs.

Photovoltaic Solar panels cost has been diminishing drastically in the past years and is expected to continue its down slope for some time; the cost of solar panels is a variable that actually depends on the time, place and scale of your solar panel installation.

Residential Solar power is increasingly becoming a preferred solution towards green living and utilizing renewable energy for homes. Whilst purchase and installation costs continue to remain at high levels, various national subsidy schemes, such as investment subsidy funds, electricity feed-in tariffs and tax incentives, aim at promoting such