Solar Panels: Why Use Sun Power?

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Solar Panels: Why Use Sun Power?

Hi, I'm Robin. My passion is for solar power. As a child, I used a magnifying glass to focus the power of the sun on a candle, causing the wax to melt. From that very early age, I had an understanding of the immense power of the sun. Although I work as a bank clerk, I subscribe to news sites and blogs which cover solar energy and environmental issues, so I have an excellent knowledge of this sector. I decided to start a blog to pass on knowledge and advice to other people who want to know more about energy and the environment.

5 Reasons You Should Go Solar This Year

In the wake of ever-increasing energy costs and outages, many people are turning to solar energy as an alternative to powering their lives. The 1.746 million Australian photovoltaic installations (as of September 2017) are a testament to the increasing need for a cost-efficient and dependable source of energy. Here are compelling reasons for you to consider solar power. •    It Helps You Save On Energy Costs Adopting solar power has an attractive cost efficiency that accrues over time. Read More 

Answers to Some Commonly Asked Questions About Solar Power for a Home

Many homeowners today are considering solar panels for their home as a way to reduce the pollution created by electrical power plants and to save money on their power bills. If you're one such homeowner, you may have some questions about solar power itself and about having those panels installed on your home. Note a few of those questions here so you can determine if this is the right choice for you. Read More 

Enviromental Protection: Removing Invasive Suckering Trees

Although it may seem counter-intuitive, sometimes trees need to be removed in order to protect the environment. One reason for the removal of a tree is if it is an invasive species that is causing damage to native trees and plants. One of the ways invasive species of trees can cause harm is via a process called suckering. Suckering trees are created when an invasive tree sprouts suckers. These suckers resemble a new tree but are in fact a clone tree which is connected to the mother tree via its roots. Read More 

How to make your air conditioning system more efficient

At maximum power, an air conditioning unit can cost as much as $1.50 per hour. Imagine running an office space for eight hours a day in the middle of summer with 50 air-conditioned rooms! Running constantly at peak capacity, those 50 rooms will cost $600—per day! That's a massive $54,000 bill for just running an air conditioner during summer. Granted, you likely won't be using it at anywhere near its maximum power for most of the summer, but the cost to a large company is significant. Read More 

Training Points Every Restaurant Manager Should Cover about Grease Trap Cleaning

As the manager of a restaurant, training staff is at the top of your list. One of the areas that needs a great deal of training is the back of house, or the kitchen and dishwashing areas. This is due to the number of appliances and systems that need to be handled in a specific manner in order to avoid costly breakdowns and issues. The grease trap is one of these systems. Read More