How Can You Save Energy While Working from Home?

Just like that, millions of Americans are suddenly working—and teaching—from home. And for many of those newly home-bound families, there's an unexpected expense awaiting in the wings— a higher energy bill. Working from home often means your heater or air conditioner—either of which can account for up to half of an electric bill—is pumping out more air throughout the day. Not to mention lights staying on longer, computers charging more frequently, and printers printing more and more often. And all that extra electricity adds up. Luckily, there are several quick and easy ways to save energy while working from home: Use ...

By |February 25, 2021|Categories: Residential, Solar News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Do solar panels use light or heat to generate electricity?

Confusion over the impact of heat and light on solar power starts with the fact that there are different types of solar power. One type of power, called solar thermal, uses the sun's light to generate heat, which can be used for things like household hot water or to generate steam to drive turbines and generate electricity. But those panels require complex integration with hot water systems to operate. The other type of solar power is generated by photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, which use light to generate electricity directly. Many people think the most efficient place to generate power with ...

By |January 9, 2020|Categories: Commercial, Solar News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

SunPower Solar Warranty FAQs

We recently announced our new SunPower Complete Confidence Warranty. Today, we answer all of your questions about the industry's best 25-year solar warranty. Q. What’s the advantage of a single warranty on the whole system from one manufacturer? A. A working solar system is composed of many components that work together to turn sunlight into usable power for your home. When you buy a SunPower® solar system with components that are designed and engineered to work together, you get the confidence of knowing that not only will the system work better together, but also that, should anything go wrong, you ...

By |September 26, 2017|Categories: Residential, Solar News|Tags: , , |0 Comments



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