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Solar Energy is Not “All or Nothing”

Solar Energy is Not “All or Nothing”

When you first begin researching a solar PV array to provide clean, renewable energy for your home, you may dream of completely getting rid of your electric bills or even…read more +

How Much of a Difference Can Solar Make in Your Home?

How Much of a Difference Can Solar Make in Your Home?

Saving money with a solar PV array: How much can you cut your electric bills with a solar installation?

What’s the Difference Between an Active and Passive Solar System?

What’s the Difference Between an Active and Passive Solar System?

It’s a sunny, clear, fall day. You get out of bed, pour your coffee, and shiver. It’s still a bit cold, but you want to conserve energy and it’s way…read more +

Long Island Solar Tour Reveals Trends in New York Solar Energy

Long Island Solar Tour Reveals Trends in New York Solar Energy

EcoOutfitters was so impressed by the recent National Solar Tour and Green Buildings Open House in our home region of Long Island, New York. We visited homes from shore to…read more +

Solar Energy State of Mind: What Is a “Typical” Solar Home?

Solar Energy State of Mind: What Is a “Typical” Solar Home?

What’s your idea of the “typical” solar home? You might think of a home powered by solar panels as a log cabin “off the grid” in an extremely rural area…read more +

Does My Solar PV Installation Have to Be Tied to the Grid?

Does My Solar PV Installation Have to Be Tied to the Grid?

Did Hurricane Irene leave you without power? Would a solar PV array installation help, or are there better ways to get electricity in a storm?

Can You Put Solar Panels on An Older Roof?

Can You Put Solar Panels on An Older Roof?

We previously mentioned that some houses just aren’t a perfect fit for solar PV arrays. And it’s a shame, because with solar leasing options available, a solar PV array could…read more +

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