Solar

A collection of 7 posts
Sustainable and Green Home Design Trends in 2021
Trends

Sustainable and Green Home Design Trends in 2021

Fixr.com has asked some of the top construction experts to weigh in on the interest of the average homeowner in eco-friendly homes and sustainable designs and how they are making their homes more eco-friendly this year.

Cristina Miguelez
June 2021
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14 min read
Cost vs. Savings of Installing Solar Panels in Each State in 2020
Solar

Cost vs. Savings of Installing Solar Panels in Each State in 2020

There are many reasons to invest in solar energy. From avoiding rising energy costs to improving sustainability, many homeowners today are making the choice to switch to solar for their homes. The upfront

Yuka Kato
April 2020
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5 min read
Looking at Which States Have the Most Energy Star Rated Home Builds in the U.S.
HVAC

Looking at Which States Have the Most Energy Star Rated Home Builds in the U.S.

Using Energy Star’s 2018 study, we've created a map that shows both the number of Energy Star certified homes and market share by state.

Yuka Kato
August 2019
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6 min read
Experts Talk: How A Sustainable Off-The-Grid House Would Look
HVAC

Experts Talk: How A Sustainable Off-The-Grid House Would Look

Take a look at this rendering that depicts the features that a sustainable off-the-grid house would include. We’ve compiled energy-efficient experts’ suggestions into a single, ultimate sustainable home that could allow the owner to rely on very little outside energy.

Cristina Miguelez
May 2019
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3 min read
How Solar is Your State? A Visual Guide to Solar Capacity in 2018 and Beyond
Solar

How Solar is Your State? A Visual Guide to Solar Capacity in 2018 and Beyond

Solar energy has been gaining a lot of interest in the last decade as photovoltaic technology has improved and costs have become more realistic for consumers. Both national utility and domestic installations have

Yuka Kato
March 2019
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4 min read
2019 Energy-Efficient Home Design Trends Report
HVAC

2019 Energy-Efficient Home Design Trends Report

Energy efficient home design increases with popularity each year as homeowners look for ways to help lower rising energy costs. This trend has multiple components, though, that may each trend in their own

Yuka Kato
March 2019
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6 min read
Mapping How Much Your Home Can Save through Installation of Solar Panels
Solar

Mapping How Much Your Home Can Save through Installation of Solar Panels

The demand for solar energy in the U.S. has increased by 784% over the past 10 years. In 2008, 1.2 gigawatts (GW) were installed; 2017 installations accounted for 10.61 GW

Yuka Kato
May 2018
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4 min read

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