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People to Talk With When Considering Solar For Your Home

In principle, home solar is a simple system that converts energy from the sun's rays into electricity that you can use. In reality, these are complex systems, and you have many things to consider when purchasing one. Here are some of the people you should talk with if you purchase a home solar system.

4 Facts About Residential Solar Water Heating Systems

Solar thermal systems heat water for household use with clean energy from the sun. If you have an unshaded area of your property that faces south, southeast, southwest, or even west, you can install a solar water heater. Here are four facts about solar-powered water-heating systems.

5 Steps to a More Sustainable Florida Pool

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You may love your Florida pool but you often don’t think about the energy consumption — and bills — that are a part of pool ownership. You can have a more sustainable pool and reduce your energy costs for the pool by following these five tips.

  1. Install a Solar Pool Heater

    A cool pool is a refreshing treat during a steamy Florida summer, spring, or autumn day. In winter, low temperatures reach the 50s in the Tampa Bay region, so a pool heater helps you enjoy comfortable swimming year-round. However, a gas-fueled or electric-powered pool heater is not the most sustainable way to achieve a cozy pool temperature when the temperatures drop in February.

    If you've been thinking of installing or replacing a pool heater, a solar heater is an excellent choice for performance and sustainability. Solar heaters are easy to install in both pools that have never been heated and pools that have existing heaters.

Support Solar in Florida: Vote NO in NOvember on Amendment 1

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Climate: Eight Convenient Truths

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Tips for Successful Solar Hot Water Installations

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December 8, 2014

Interactive Solar Exhibit at LEGOLAND Teaches Children STEM Skills

July 14, 2014

LEGOLAND Florida Runs On Solar

April 22, 2014 |