Mold is a nasty substance that can be found in areas that have high moisture levels, and you need the right tools to stop mold growth. This can be in the kitchen, bathroom, on the outside of the home or in closets, basements, attics and other dark, damp places. Mold can not only cause health […]
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Most of us have heard of solar panels but not many people know that much about them. In the simplest terms, solar panels are devices that use light from the sun to create electricity. Usually, they are installed on the roof of a private home or small business. There are many kinds of solar panels. […]
Maine-based wind energy pioneer Pika Energy* now offers an appealing hybrid solar/wind system that can be used for homes or businesses. For those wishing to move away from the financial and power security constraints of being grid-dependent, this system is worth checking out. This hybrid system has been created to tap into two viable renewable electricity […]
Pika Energy* makes a hybrid solar power/wind power system for homes. This offering is designed to take advantage of the strengths of both of those forms of renewable energy. In other words, solar power generation tapers off at the times of day that wind is strong, so combining solar and wind results in an energy […]
Whether to live a greener life, survive in a disaster zone or just to be in a better position when the zombie apocalypse arrives, many of us aim to one day go off the grid. There are numerous real life tales of people going off the grid but until you’ve actually experienced it you don’t […]
The apocalypse can come in many forms – and one of the most traditional end of times horrors is one that is with us today: the flood!
Whether you’re stuck in a major city due to a disaster caused by an angry, global-warming-fueled Mother Nature, a pandemic, or a plague of hungry food rioters, staying alive in an urban environment presents an entirely different set of challenges than a shiver shack built far off the grid. One of those challenges is the […]
There are plenty of reasons to take your tech off the grid, and SunPower could help you go solar with a $16,000 home solar pv giveaway!