Blog Posts - Energy Consumption



Could a Kite Solve Offshore Wind Issues?

This isn’t about solar energy, but I think it is an interesting development in renewable energy… specifically off-shore wind energy. I posted a previous blog about using kites to gather energy, which, at the time, I thought was kinda unr...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Jun 27, 2016

R.I.P. Edgar Mitchell

A year ago, I shared a fascinating video with you called “The Overview Effect” which addresses the most dramatic effect that space travel has on astronauts. Edgar Mitchell, one of the astronauts featured in the video, died last Thursday.
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Feb 9, 2016

Going Solar for 40 Years

In the early morning of November 15th, 1975, I closed the door of my apartment (one of a few remaining army barracks of “Fort” Myers) and walked a quarter of a mile to join my father on my first day of work in the solar industry. He had c...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Nov 15, 2015

A Huge Win For Wisconsin!

Utilities all across the US try to stop solar competition, but the courts in Wisconsin have fired back! This is being called a “critical victory” in that it sends a message to utilities everywhere. Solar has been under constant attack for...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Nov 4, 2015

How An Energy Management System Can Benefit Your Business

If you are looking to reduce the energy costs in your industrial or commercial business, it may be time to consider an Energy Management System (EMS). An Energy Management System is a methodical and efficient process for constant improvement of energ...
by Schaffhouser Electric Company on Aug 11, 2015

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by Free PR Online on Jul 23, 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio’s U.N. Climate Summit Speech

In case you missed it… Leonardo DiCaprio addressed world leaders at the UN Climate Summit last week with bold statements such as: “We need to put a price tag on carbon emissions and eliminate government subsidies for oil, coal and gas com...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Sep 30, 2014

How to choose the right fan tower for the family

The Best tower fans – Like the ceiling and wall fans, the tower fans are likewise routine components in numerous homes. In addition, comparable to the rest of the fan kinds, these are indicated to enhance air flow and offer cool air inside the...
by HOME DESIGN TRENDS on Sep 25, 2014

Energy Saving Tips For Summer

If you’re like most of the population, you’re wondering how to maximize comfort and minimize cost in the sweltering sun of the Nashville summer. Though middle Tennessee’s summer may start mercifully late after a mild spring, there is little res...

Friday #4 – “Turning On” a Solar Light

Friday #4 of “40 Fabulous Fridays in the Field with Fafco Solar”… We can talk about solar lights all we want, but no amount of talking compares to experiencing one. While she was home for her lunch break, this customer witnessed a s...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Feb 27, 2014

Wasted Energy Drives Utility Bills Higher [Guest Post]

Practice of Madness Magazine:Mother Earth is at the center of global conservation arguments, stimulating greater numbers of people to commit to responsible energy consumption practices.  While some see pending doom, and others make less of the peril...
by Practice of Madness on Feb 6, 2014

Energy Efficient Transportation Saves Money!

You like to save money, right? Buy less gas? Do less harm? Of course you do! Well, here’s my favorite report from the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) on energy efficient transportation. Although written in 2005, it’s still relevantR...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Dec 16, 2013

Are You Ready for the “Energy Internet” Revolution?

I found a yellow Post It note stuck to a page inside a two year old Ode magazine on which I wrote “REREAD” – “Energy Internet” Revolution. I did and I’m glad. It was a great article… an edited excerpt from Je...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Sep 4, 2013

Is America Broke?

The answer is NO… and here’s why. In case you missed it, a month ago I featured an excellent short video called “The Story of Stuff”. Well, the same folks made another video called “The Story of Broke”.  It’...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Jul 15, 2013

Energy consumption over a lifetime

At New Energy Watcher we like to keep you informed of all the energy news, so we thought we’d share this fun infographic with you about human energy consumption over a lifetime. Even though the medium is really fun, some of the key messages it...
by New Energy Watcher on May 20, 2013

2013 Toyota ME.WE Concept

Sophisticated Concept Car from Toyota Who does not know about the most popular automotive brand in the world, Toyota? Toyota is the most popular automotive brand from Japan. It has good credibility and well known as a producer of efficient cars. Toyo...
by autocarsupdate on May 13, 2013

Tips on Slimming Through Running

1, Do stretch exercises first You may be too eager to lose weight and start to run the minute you put on your shoes. However, this is not actually a good way to lose weight. You should know that your body energy is divided into fast energy and reserv...
by COHA Blog on Mar 3, 2013

House with an Office by Egeon Architecten

Instead of planning a home office on the ground floor of a three-storey house in Amsterdam, architects Egeon Architecten have arranged the a private entrance to the building, so that members of the household can avoid meeting with business partners o...
by Home-Reviews.com on Feb 19, 2013

Hyatt at Olive 8 – Eco-Friendly Luxury Hotel in Seattle

So imagine this… You get it into your head to visit a city where you have never had the pleasure to spend a night in a hotel, but know it well enough to have plans for your days. Where do … Continue reading →Hyatt at Olive 8 –...
by Almost All The Truth on Feb 4, 2013

What’s the solution to climate change?

The quote of the week is: “The solution to climate change is energy policy.” ~ Sen. John Kerry A week ago yesterday (January 24, 2012), Senator John Kerry secretary of state confirmation hearing, and started with the quote I posted above&...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Feb 1, 2013


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