Renewable Energy 101 | Solar vs. Wind

With utility prices rising and the knowledge of traditional forms of energy production using fossil fuels can harm the environment many home and business owners are turning to alternative renewable energy as a way to reduce cost and benefit the environment. Solar and wind-generated electricity can be great options to produce clean renewable energy, often […]

Making Clothes Less Terrible for the Planet | Hot Mess 

Clothing is more than just the material we put on our backs – it keeps us warm, makes a statement about our personality and can be a status symbol. Clothing is something we have to think about every day, but we don’t always think about how our clothes impact the planet. From growing or making […]

10 Solar Powered Campers and Eco Friendly Travel Trailers

(upbeat music) – [Reacher] Long gone are the days when advancements in solar technology meant not having to buy batteries for your calculator ever again. Now that we have the ability to power your house, your city, and everything in between, it only seems fitting that manufacturers of all things sea, air, and land have […]

10 Solar Powered Homes for a More Sustainable Future

– [Reacher] Hey, everyone. The seasons are changing, and nothing says free energy like the sun. This is Reacher with Minds Eye Design, and here are 10 solar homes that are the future of architecture. (zapping sounds) Number 10. Anyone with access to a news feed can attest to the constant drought issues plaguing California. […]

How a 16-Year-Old Is Leading a Global Climate Movement

(slow classical music) – [Woman] Greta is a 16-year-old girl who has inspired thousands maybe even millions of people to stand up for both themselves and the climate. – [Girl] She thought everything was going in the wrong direction. And now she’s become a really big role model for a lot of people. – [Girl] […]

How Solar Energy Is Bringing Power Back to Puerto Rico

(somber music) – The Hurricane Maria was devastating. It took out the entire island in every way imaginable. There was no electricity. There was no water. There was no gasoline. It was chaos. It was utter chaos. We can no longer rely on large fossil fuel-burning power plants distributing energy and wires that are just […]

Solar panels company frustrates homeowners: Ben Has Your Back

♪ BEN: SOLAR PANELS, YOU SEE THEM ON TOP OF HOMES ALL ACROSS MASSACHUSETTS, AND WHAT’S NOT TO LIKE? CLEAN ENERGY THAT CAN LEAD TO BIG ELECTRICITY SAVINGS. BUT OVER THE PAST TWO MONTHS WE HEARD FROM VIEWER AFTER VIEWER WITH ONE THING IN COMMON. THEY ALL WISH THEY HAD NEVER SIGNED UP WITH ONE […]

Circling the Globe in a Solar-Powered Plane

(upbeat music) – There are so many people in life, they forget to dream, because they’re afraid of going out of their comfort zone. – [Narrator] 13 years ago, two enterprising pilots shared a dream to achieve the impossible. Their goal? To build the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world, ushering in an […]

Glass Dome Eco House In The Arctic Circle

INGRID HJERTEFOLGER: When I look back at our creation now, I get a deep sense of gratitude and joy. INGRID HJERTEFOLGER: We were inspired by the hundreds of natural buildings around the world. It’s in our own and everybody else’s interest to protect, support and love the planet that sustains us. COMM: As part of […]

Did Your Solar Company Go Out of Business? Semper Solaris Is Here to Help!

Do you work with systems installed by other companies? My name is John Huey I’m an appointment coordinator for Semper Solaris. We can absolutely work with systems installed by other companies except, when they are a leased system Do you work with systems installed by other companies?