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Too Late — No More Tax Credits For Energy Efficiency (Soon)

October 13th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

After six years of tax breaks for buying energy efficient appliances, the federal door is closing. They’re done trying to thank consumers for some sense of responsibility. The incentives are over at the end of 2011 – any applicable items must be not only bought but installed by December 31st in order to still be eligible


Germans Encouraged to Roof Carports with Solar Panels

August 13th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

Carports and garages are both perfectly serviceable structures to protect your car. We’re talking about carports here, though, so we’re just going to mention that they’re cheap, easy to build, and have great air circulation. There’s one more advantage to a German carport – it’s incredibly simple to roof it over with solar panels and let solar energy pay for the carport



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