Month: April 2016

Tips for going “green” for your business

 What is going “green” for your business?  With the changing business landscape due to increased competition, increased consumer environmental awareness and the need to move towards sustainability; most businesses have started to look for different ways of doing business that are innovative to help them remain competitive. These innovations are mainly found in the sustainable business model or what is referred to as going “green”.   Some notable companies in the USA such as IKEA, GE, Wal-Mart, among others are implementing sustainability programs that help them to introduce eco-efficiency in their business operations or supply chain while…

Going solar for businesses

Going solar has become a trend for both homeowners and businesses around the world. However, most businesses that have not gone solar may be looking for answers to determine whether going solar is right for them or to find out whether solar panels are worth it. Doing some initial preliminary research on your own may help you determine whether commercial solar panels are worth it or not?  Whether you are a small business or a big corporation, the first step…

Solar panel financing options for going solar.

Despite switching to solar energy having tremendous benefits, it has not come so easily because of the high initial cost of solar panels. However, the economic and environmental benefits you could accrue for switching to solar are much more compared to not going solar. For instance, a typical residential solar panel system in the U.S. costs $3.60/watt after installation and the solar panel could save a homeowner over $20,000 (net) in the course of 20 years. To check how much you could save with solar, you can type the…