Recognition for Clean Energy, Energy Conservation and Sustainable Living

SolarDay Mission

1 – To create a national and international day of awareness and celebration of SolarDay, including: 
 
A – The many benefits of solar energy and energy independence,
 
B – The creation of more sustainable lifestyles and businesses,
 
C – The adoption of green and clean-technology that does not adversely affect the planet and the atmosphere,
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SolarDay 2015 - North America

Sunday June 21, 2015

US Senate Recognizes SolarDay 2011

 
Senator Diane Feinstein recognizes the efforts of SolarDay.
 

SolarDay 2011 Recognized by US Congress

Representative Doris Matsui pledges her support for SolarDay 2011.
 

Saving Money on Your Utility Bills

How to choose a solar hot water heating system

 
The website for the third annual SolarDay (www.solarday.com) which will be held in the U.S., Canada and England on Saturday, June 18 includes practical information about solar energy (both solar electricity and solar hot water) and energy conservation for your home or business.
 
Here are some expert tips on saving energy for one of the biggest energy hogs in your home or office: the hot water heater.  Though there is an up-front cost to installing a solar hot water heating system in your home or business, it will save you a bundle on your utility bills over the life of the system and they tend to be basically maintenance-free for many years.   Also, many utilities have rebate programs to help pay for solar hot water systems. Since rebates vary by city and state, check with your local utility about their current, solar hot water systems rebates.

SolarDay 2010 was the Largest Solar Awareness Program in US History

 
July 9 (San Francisco, CA) - - - SolarDay 2010 was the largest public education and awareness program about the benefits of solar energy in U.S. history.
 
Tens of millions of people read or listened or watched coverage of SolarDay 2010 through extensive media coverage of this second annual day for recognition of solar energy and its many benefits as a source of clean, reliable, affordable electricity.
 
As well, people all across America attended more than 25 city events held just before or on Saturday, June 19.

Cool Summer Office Tips

The bottom line of running a successful business is to make all your dollars count. Cutting back on unnecessary energy use keeps hard-earned money in your pocket.

Simple Tips for Getting Your Home Ready for Summer Energy Usage

 
Summer is coming. Before it gets hot, you might want to check that you and the house are ready for the summer heat.
That means you start by checking your home's heat and air-conditioning system.
 
To begin, change your filters in your heating/cooling system. Change them regularly - at least monthly.
 

Take a Home Energy Audit

 
Is Solar Right for You?
 
Take a Home Energy Audit
 
It’s easy. 
 
One good way to find out is to figure out home much energy you are using – and just as importantly, losing.
 

When auditing your home, keep a checklist of areas you have inspected and problems you found. This list will help you prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades.