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Best Solar Gutter Lights In 2024: Top-rated Reviews

Solar Gutter Light Buying Guide

Did you know that approximately 10% of the average home’s energy expenditures go towards lighting? (1) Switching to more efficient lighting both inside and outside the house can make a world of difference in lowering your electricity bill and saving energy. So, we’ve rounded up the best solar gutter lights of the year all in…

Best Solar Security Camera In 2024: Top-Rated Reviews

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“Someone is at your front door,” says Alexa. You check your security cam on your phone, and you see your package from Amazon has arrived. Sweet!  While this situation would bring a smile to anyone’s face, the flip side isn’t pretty. Imagine your new solar security camera has stopped working. There is someone at the…

Best Home Solar Kits That You Can Buy Right Now

Best Home Solar Kit

Renewable energy is the way of the future, and it is becoming more accessible every day. Advancements in technology have made solar panels much cheaper than they were 10 years ago, and there are now several companies across the US that will install solar systems in your home. Putting solar panels on your roof still…

Energy Codes for Metal Buildings

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A metal building must meet all the same building code requirements as a building constructed from any other material. However, the Energy Code singles out metal buildings as a separate category in numerous places. Most notably, the insulation requirements are different for metal buildings. Metal is an excellent conductor, meaning: NOT a good insulator unlike…

Binishells Make Affordable, Energy Efficient Homes

Binishell Town

Looking something like homes for modern day Hobbits, Binishells are ideal for meeting the world’s need for affordable, energy efficient homes. They can be built quickly using locally sourced green materials with little or no waste. These column-free organic spans can be designed in a variety of shapes and sizes to fit any need while reducing carbon…