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6 Reasons Why Homeowners Should Go Solar

As a homeowner, have you ever thought about using solar power as an alternative energy source? With a 30 percent increase over the last year, solar power continues to be one of the fastest growing energy sources in the United States. Not surprising, residential solar installations continue to soar. Read more

7 Simple Tips to Make Your Home More Green

When it comes to the environment, being a responsible global citizen starts at home. Making your home more earth friendly doesn’t have to mean starting completely over. From recycling to using alternative cleaning materials, minor changes at home can add up to real benefits for the planet, not to mention your own health and happiness, and save you money while you’re at it.  Read more

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy an Electric Vehicle

For the last 100 years car drivers have relied on combustion fuels like oil and diesel to move their vehicles. This dependence on fuel will eventually create more problems in the future, especially since these types of fuel are limited and the reserves are running out. That is why many automobile companies are coming up with electric vehicles (EV) to meet our transportation needs.

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Ivey Engineering Unveils New Electric Vehicle Charging Station Design Service

San Diego, CA — Ivey Engineering, Inc., (IEI), an energy efficiency and electrical expert firm, recently unveiled its new electric vehicle charging station (EVCS) design service. The EVCS service package includes the analysis, design and implementation of EV charging stations for multi-family and commercial building owners. Read more

Top 7 Energy-Efficient “Green” Buildings

“Green” buildings are another step towards a sustainable and energy-efficient lifestyle. These environmentally friendly projects use resources such as energy and water sparingly, reduce waste, improve the quality of life of the people living or working in these buildings, and finally, they have a minimal negative impact on the environment.  Read more

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Top 10 Modern Engineering Marvels in the World

How would you define a marvel? Is it something that makes you wonder, “How did they do that?” For me a marvel is synonymous with wonder and is something unique and astonishing. Often we associate marvels with superlatives, such as “the tallest”, “the biggest”, “the longest”, “the oldest”, “the highest” and so on. Read more