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     Sun, 12 Nov 17, 9:23pm
    Buying a Solar Home Battery Storage system can be a confusing undertaking, in this guide we examine the issues, clear up the confusion and give you useful advice.
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  • Are Lithium Ion Batteries Safe?
     Thu, 30 Mar 17, 9:25pm
    We ask if Lithium Ion Batteries are actually safe for use in home power storage systems or not?
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Green Tips of the Day
Give your computer a nap
Set your computers to go to sleep when not in use. Creating short energy breaks can cut energy use by up to 70 percent.
Chill efficiently
Refrigerators and freezer units account for one-sixth of a home's energy use, so select energy-efficient models when buying a replacements.
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