Solar Energy and Window Tinting: Tips that Every Homeowner Should Know (Inforgraphic)

solar energy benefits

It goes without saying the there is quite an interest in solar energy these days. In fact, according to SolarEnergy USA, the U.S. solar industry grew by 53% from 2012 to 2013 making it one of the fastest growing sectors in the U.S. economy. The growth potential is almost staggering. It’s estimated that the US solar market is forecast to grow to more than 22.3 GW by the end of 2014, which brings the value of US market to be about $13.5 billion dollars. Crazy, right?

A lot of solar energy users are drawn to this form of energy for different reasons. One has to do with the ecological concerns. For instance, it’s estimated that more than 16.8 million metric tons of CO2 are reduced each year thanks to installed solar power. This is equal to removing 3.5 million vehicles off the road or 1.9 billion gallons of gasoline not used. Incredible right? With that said, the question is: how can solar energy benefit you as a homeowner of business owner? Check out the infographic below for some ideas and tips.

Solar options for homeowners - infographic

via the Rocky Mountain Institute

What about Window Tinting?

As you can see from the infographic, installing window film can reduce your energy costs by 90%. Did you know that, according to the EPA Energy Star Buildings Manual in the United States, approximately half of a home’s utility bills are wasted by loss of heat or heat gain through untreated windows? ClimatePro knows the benefits of installing window film and we are always ready to help you to add window film to your solar energy solution program. Start here.

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