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Certain Building Designs Make It Difficult To Live Without A/C

I have made numerous efficiency-enhancing suggestions to people who can’t afford air conditioning. However, they said that their homes’ designs can’t accommodate those enhancements easily. After encountering that road block so many times, I decided it was necessary to discuss it (along with potential solutions) in this article. Major Reasons Why People Struggle To Reduce […]

June 11th

IKEA Plugs-in South Florida’s Largest Solar Energy System to Become State’s Largest Non-Utility Solar Owner

This installation represents the 35th completed solar project for IKEA in the U.S., with four more locations underway, making the eventual U.S. solar presence of IKEA nearly 90% of its U.S. locations with a total generation of 38 MW. IKEA owns and operates each of its solar PV energy systems atop its buildings – as opposed to a solar lease or PPA (power purchase agreement) – and globally has allocated $1.8 billion to invest in renewable energy through 2015.

January 30th

Virtual Home Tour Offers Energy Saving Tips

Florida residents wishing to cut down on their energy bills have a new resource for energy saving tips. Florida Power & Light Company celebrated Earth Day 2011 with the launch of a new online virtual energy-efficiency tour. The interactive tool enables visitors to explore a typical Florida home room-by-room to learn interesting facts and helpful […]

April 22nd