What kind of impact am I making on the environment?

We compiled several useful "calculators" and decision-making tools so you can evaluate how much energy you consume and its environmental impacts. Some good energy-saving tips are also included with these decision-making tools.

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Thin-Film Photovoltaic (PV) Laminate is fast and easy to use....
One of the newest products to come onto the market is thin-film photovoltaic (PV) laminate. This new technology does not require the heavy panels and unwieldy racks of previous "older" systems. The "peel and stick" laminate adheres right onto the panels of a traditional standing-seam metal roof. Requiring only a few minutes installation time per panel, this solution is lightweight, quick and easy and demands considerably less labor than previous.

FindSolar.com Solar Estimator
Estimate the price, savings, and system size of solar energy systems to produce electricity, heat your water, or heat your spa or pool. From the American Solar Energy Society, the Solar Electric Power Association, Energy Matters LLC, and the U.S. Department of Energy

Home Energy Saver
To use this online do-it-yourself home energy audit tool, all you need is your zip code. Based on your zip code, the tool can tell you how you can make your home more energy efficient.

NASA's Surface Meteorology and Solar Energy Data
This is a renewable energy resource web site sponsored by NASA's Earth Science Enterprise Program that contains over 200 satellite-derived meteorological and solar