What Is A Wind Turbine and How Does It Function?

What Is A Wind Turbine and How Does It Function?

In our last blog post, we talked about the various types of windmills and their functions. Today, we’re going to be zeroing in a little more closely on a specific type of windmill: a wind turbine. What Is A Wind Turbine? As we previously discussed, a wind turbine is a...
Windmills: What Are They and What Do They Do?

Windmills: What Are They and What Do They Do?

Thousands of years ago, Hammurabi of Babylonia supposedly dreamed up plans to create a device that would harness the power of the wind. His plans never came to fruition, though, and it wasn’t until over 1,500 years later that windmills were eventually brought to life...
Energy-Efficient roofing options

Energy-Efficient roofing options

These days, people are looking for more and more ways to help the environment. Society is looking for energy-efficient options for everything they can think of, from their power sources to their cars. But one of the easiest ways to help conserve energy is actually...
Three ways solar panels benefit your house

Three ways solar panels benefit your house

Solar panels are becoming more and more popular these days, and there are more than a few reasons why. Among other benefits, having a solar panel (or multiple solar panels) above your house to provide you with your power is excellent for the environment because it...
What exactly does a home energy audit do?

What exactly does a home energy audit do?

As the phrase would suggest, a home energy audit is an extremely detailed and thorough walkthrough of your home to identify areas of your house that are not particularly energy-efficient. (This is also sometimes known as an energy efficiency audit.) By the time the...