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.

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