• Is It Better To Lease Or Finance A Solar PV System?

    Until several years ago, most residential photovoltaic (PV) systems were purchased. Because of the upfront cost (and because solar systems were more expensive back then), there was a very limited pool of potential solar system owners. Image courtesy of Samuel. Around 2008, solar leases or power purchase agreements started growing in popularity. This...

    By Sarah LozanovaEco TechOctober 9, 2015
  • Old School Bartering Gets A Digital Makeover

    Bartering is part of human nature. Remember when you were a kid and your mom packed something you didn’t like in your school lunch? You of course tried to trade – aka barter – with a friend for something you preferred, right? Or on Halloween, when you sat down with your siblings or friends to...

    By Chrystal JohnsonEco TechOctober 9, 2015
  • Rise Of The Rain Collectors

    Whether it’s because of the looming increase in water bills across the nation resulting from the ongoing drought,  or it’s the wealth of creative ways people are finding to harvest rainwater, the technique of rainwater collection is springing up in gardens throughout the United States. In fact, a recently published study conducted by The Home...

    By Earth911Home & GardenOctober 8, 2015

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