Reduce your carbon footprint by making the electricity you use 100% renewable.
Then go electric for your heating, cooling and transportation and watch your carbon footprint shrink!
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A smart thermostat is a Wi-Fi enabled device that automatically adjusts heating and cooling temperature settings in your home for optimal performance.
With a smart thermostat you can control your heating and cooling when you are away, allowing you to track insights on your home. Smart thermostats learn your temperature preferences and establish a schedule that automatically adjusts to energy-saving temperatures when you are asleep or away. (EnergyStar)
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Upgrading lighting is a low-cost way to save energy and money in your home whether you own or rent. In comparison to conventional lighting options (such as incandescents, fluorescents, and halogens), energy-efficient light bulbs use less energy, cost less to operate, and can last up to 25 years longer, according to NYSERDA.
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Energy storage systems are designed to charge when excess electricity is available from your solar system. Many different types of storage technologies exist however, lithium-ion batteries are most common with homeowners.
A battery storage system looks like a box mounted on the wall or a small cabinet mounted outside your home. Generally, a storage system will be placed near your home’s circuit breaker panel, on a wall of a garage, attached to your house, or on a concrete pad located near your home.
Your home will still be connected to the electric grid during everyday operation. However, if the electric grid goes out, your backup storage system will continue without any interruption. It won’t power your whole house, but it can power critical functions like heat, refrigeration, and lighting without the need for a backup generator. Solar installed without energy storage, generally will not be available to provide electricity during an outage. (excerpt NYSERDA)
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