Showing posts from June, 2018

Innovative Solar Power Solutions for Everyday Home Care

From the attic to the basement, there are many ways to introduce effective energy solutions to your home. Solar powered energy is the most energy effective and cost-friendly approach, but is often forgotten when searching for alternatives to traditional power and lighting. Here are a few ways to upgrade your home with solar solutions.

Solar Attic Fans

Attic ventilation is important to maintaining the integrity and quality of home structure and simultaneously saving energy. Venting your attic lets moisture dissipate and works against mold growth and wood rot. Having continuous air circulation also prevents moisture from entering the space, keeping it cool and dry.

Idaho solar attic fans harness free energy from the sun and don’t need any extra wiring or structural changes to your house. Since Idaho summers can get extremely hot during July and August, installing a solar attic fan can reduce temperatures up to 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Not only great in the summertime, but attic fans also e…

Solar Energy Provides Reliable Power to Off-the-Grid Idahoans

The majority of Idaho’s population lives in rural communities throughout the state. It is one of the most sparsely populated areas in the United States, with 37 rural counties clearly outnumbering the seven urban counties growing exponentially by the year. For off-the-grid and rural Idahoans, having a connection to a power grid may not be as convenient. Turning to solar energy solutions is becoming a popular choice amongst these communities and individuals. 

In a recent interview with Solar Power World, Bryan Lawley, president of solar solutions and energy management Boise company EvenGreen Technology, discussed the growth in rural clients over the last decade. Interestingly, the prepper market has become a growing clientele in recent years.
"A lot of people in rural areas are asking for that. It’s not so much an issue with the utility here with power quality or grid capacity being a major issue or driving force with that, but it’s more personal viewpoints and standpoints here in …