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How much does a 1.5kW solar power system cost in Perth?

Mostly the cost of 1.5kW solar power system depends on the region and it’s DNI (a measure of amount of sunlight available), the solar panel output for a 1.5kW PV Plant can be between 3-4.5 kW of electricity a day on average, or about 1100-1600 kWh of electricity a year and we get to know how much does 1.5kW solar Power System cost in Perth.

The 1.5kW solar system makes up about half of all…

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Added by Future Solar WA on May 24, 2019 at 2:53am — No Comments

Tennessee’s WAP Teams Up with TVA to Reduce Operational Friction, Serve More , by Frank Rapley

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), where I work as a senior manager, is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving nearly 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric…

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Added by Jim Gunshinan on May 23, 2019 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Z-man's Blog: John Downey – An Intimate Interview with a Cleaning Industry “Original”: The Life and Times of John Downey, A Trailblazer, Troublemaker and Buckeye!

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John Downey

 An Intimate Interview with a Cleaning Industry “Original”: The Life and Times of John Downey, A Trailblazer, Troublemaker and Buckeye

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Added by Joe Hughes on May 23, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Things are Heating Up: Essentials Of Seasonal Marketing

- By Jake VP, Energy Circle Content Writer

Al Roker sure has had a lot to talk about as the weather throughout North America has begun heating up. And with a prolific tornado season already upon us, the changes…

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Added by Emily Ambrose on May 22, 2019 at 2:04pm — No Comments

House Energy and Water Subcommittee Releases Historically High Top-Line Numbers for Dept. of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The House Energy and Water Appropriations subcommittee released their FY2020 E&W report yesterday morning. It contains great funding levels for key programs in the Building Technologies Office (BTO), Residential Building Integration (RBI), Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), and State Energy Programs (SEP),…

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Added by Building Performance Association on May 21, 2019 at 10:37am — No Comments

Home Inspection Checklist for Buying a Used Manufactured Home

If you are thinking of buying a used manufactured home, you should first consider getting it reviewed by a home inspector. A manufactured home inspection can confirm if everything is in working condition and meets the safety regulations. This will help you avoid future problems with your used…

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Added by Matt Worthy on May 21, 2019 at 1:09am — No Comments

Common Air Conditioning Problems and Their Possible Solutions

Air conditioner repairs can be costly, so it’s essential to schedule regular maintenance and tune-ups with experienced AC contractors to enjoy the best AC performance. Also, it’s crucial to learn about the common air conditioning problems so that you can take preventive measures to avoid huge repairs.

Here are 10 common AC problems and their possible solutions:

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Added by John White on May 20, 2019 at 2:56am — No Comments

Challenge Accepted! Marketing Total Electrification - The Concept & The Services

- By Shawn Cohen, Director of Digital Strategy at Energy Circle

Electrification is widely viewed as a critical step toward decarbonizing…

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Added by Emily Ambrose on May 17, 2019 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

How important is the efficiency of the solar panels when comparing solar panels?

Invariably when a customer is considering going solar they will have two or more companies pitching for their business with different solar panels.

Often the solar contractor with a higher efficiency panel will cite it as a good reason why you should purchase their system, it sounds reasonable that a solar panel with a higher efficiency should be more expensive than a system using less efficient solar panels but is it really worth paying more for panels with higher…

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Added by Future Solar WA on May 13, 2019 at 3:32am — No Comments

Common Reasons Your Air Conditioner Is Not Turning On

With the weather getting warmer by the day, people are finding it difficult to stay indoors without turning on their air conditioning systems. If your air conditioner refuses to turn on in this scorching heat, it can be a major cause of worry for your whole family. However, no need to panic because air conditioners not turning on is not an uncommon problem. Read on to learn about the steps to identify the root cause of the problem.

Why Your Air Conditioner Is Not…

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Added by John White on May 13, 2019 at 1:33am — 1 Comment

4 Signs Your Website Is In Need of A Refresh

- By Jake Van Paepeghem, Energy Circle

Digital marketing trends move fast. And sometimes those trends can change faster than any changes in your home performance, solar, or HVAC business. Chasing website design and…

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Added by Emily Ambrose on May 10, 2019 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Is Geothermal a Realistic Way to Achieve True Energy Independence? by Sallie McBrien

Energy independence is a goal for many households and communities for a variety of reasons from simply wanting to save money each month, to the broader goal of saving the planet for future generations. To accomplish this lofty goal, there must be a way to generate energy independently of any centralized source (e.g. solar, wind, etc). For example, a…

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Added by Jim Gunshinan on May 7, 2019 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

5 Major Trends in Solar Marketing for Spring 2019

- By Energy Circle Content Manager Maurine Hainsworth

Now that we’re already five months into the year and summer is quickly approaching, it’s time we revisit some of the digital marketing trends we’ve been…

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Added by Emily Ambrose on May 2, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Energy-efficient building codes are a cost-effective foundation for rooftop solar

By Christopher Perry - ACEEE

An ACEEE analysis finds that energy efficiency and solar make complementary energy and carbon reductions in new home construction, but when…

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Added by Diane Chojnowski on May 2, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Z-man's Blog: Ed Light, CSP, CIH & Paul Haas, CSP, CIH – Moisture & Mold; Practical Answers to Complex Questions

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Ed Light, CSP, CIH & Paul Haas, CSP, CIH

Moisture & Mold; Practical Answers to Complex Questions

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Moisture and Mold; Practical Answers to Complex…

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Added by Joe Hughes on April 30, 2019 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Some convincible perks solar power is delivering to the businesses

We all know that businesses of every size and shape need the energy to accomplish their processes. And the energy solely costs them a whopping amount every month as the rates of electricity for commercial plants is a bit higher than the residential ones.

The only thing that is assisting businesses in coming up with the rising costs is solar power.

Solar energy is a renewable source of energy and is free to use. Yes, you heard that right. Using solar energy is absolutely free…

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Added by Future Solar WA on April 26, 2019 at 2:41am — No Comments

Joe C. Spurgeon, Ph.D. - Mold Inspection & Sampling : Is it time to rethink your approach?

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Joe C. Spurgeon, Ph.D

Mold Inspection & Sampling: Is it time to rethink your approach?

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Added by Joe Hughes on April 24, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Building Science In The Wild: A Marketing Opportunity

- By Jake Van Paepeghem, Energy Circle

A couple of days ago, on a rainy Monday here in Maine, my wife and I loaded up the car with two locally-made ciabattas and a box of ice cream sandwiches and headed North from our Portland area…

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Added by Emily Ambrose on April 24, 2019 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Happy Earth Day 2019!



We all need somebody to lean on. —Bill Withers. Singer-songwriter, 1938-1985

Happy Earth Day 2019! According to the…

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Added by Home Energy Magazine on April 22, 2019 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Getting the Lead Out: Earth Day, 2019



We all need somebody to lean on. —Bill Withers. Singer-songwriter, 1938-1985

Happy Earth Day 2019! According to the…

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Added by Leslie Jackson on April 21, 2019 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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