Guest Blog: How to Harness Solar Power for An Energy-Efficient Home
The world is facing a climate crisis, and one of the most critical steps we can take to address it is to transition to renewable energy sources. Solar power, in particular, has become an increasingly popular and accessible choice for homeowners looking to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on electricity costs. Installing solar […]
Inflation Reduction Act Energy Efficiency Tax Credits and Rebates
The Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law in August 2022. One of the focuses of the Inflation Reduction Act is energy and climate change. The bill will invest $369 billion in this area to help drive down energy costs for consumers, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase energy security. This blog post will answer […]
Reducing Your Home’s Environmental Impact
When it comes to reducing our carbon footprint, many of us think about driving less and recycling more. But have you thought about how much energy the home you live in uses? If you’re curious, calculate your home’s emissions using this carbon footprint calculator. On average, a home in Michigan uses 3,948kW of energy a […]
Advantages of Geothermal Energy for Homes
If you are looking to leave less of a footprint on the environment, geothermal energy, a renewable energy source, could be for you. Although not everyone may be familiar with what geothermal energy is and how it can be utilized in your home, it still offers many different benefits and advantages for you as a […]
Zero Net Energy: What is it & How to achieve it?
As environmental concerns continue to rise, net zero energy properties are starting to emerge into reality. There are a variety of opinions on the best way to reduce one’s carbon footprint but with buildings accounting for 40% of carbon emissions in the United States, it seems like a no brainer to introduce something sustainable into the industry. […]
Should Your Home Switch to a Renewable Energy Source?
Renewable energy sources have been on the rise in homes, especially over the last 20 years. Switching to a renewable energy source can be beneficial for cutting down on your energy bill, but different homes require different sources. At Ecotelligent Homes, we recommend starting with an energy audit to determine if your home needs energy improvements […]
Ecotelligent Homes is Now A Pearl Advantage Contactor
Ecotelligent Homes is proud to announce that our company is now a certified Pearl Advantage Contractor. We are also the first contractor in Metro Detroit to receive this certification. Pearl Advantage looks for quality contractors with professional training, great customer reviews, and superior quality control to certify your home. Pearl chooses only the top contractors in the […]