How to Power Home With Eco-Friendly Technology

Sarah Jessica Smith - Contributor


Posted on Thursday 5th March 2020


When it comes to owning a house, taking care of its many systems and making sure everything is running as smoothly as a greased lightning is a must.

Now, the way you accomplish this is entirely up to you, and nowadays, you have several different techniques of doing so at your disposal. For example, instead of installing a large wood-burning stove in the middle of the living room, you can fit your entire house with pipes that allow you to heat it by harnessing the power of geothermal water.

In this article, we're going to talk about how you can power your home and ensure its systems are running without interruptions using green energy. Whether it's thermal water, solar power, a special grid full of wires, batteries, and other pieces of technology that can help you save energy, there are many different ways to go about setting these up in your house.

Setting up a Geothermal Heat Pump

… so that you can use the power of the Mother Earth without having to pay the government an arm and a leg in heating bills every time it gets a bit chilly outside.

Geothermal energy is a naturally-occurring source of energy that we’re usually literally sitting on without even noticing.

When employed for powering up a house, you can use this power to provide your home with electricity, heat, light, you name it. (Converters enable you to turn the temperature of this water into electricity and so from there’s no limit to what you can do.)

A Small Wind Farm

The fact that it’s possible now to use the power of the wind to our advantage is not much of a novelty, but that we can use it on a small as well as on a large scale may be something that not many folks are aware of.

So, to be able to harness the power of the wind, what you want to do is install a couple of wind turbines and connect them to a battery where you can store your power.

If you are unable to do this on your own, you can always get someone to help you out. Sparkys NOW springs to mind as a good choice for this sort of task.

Solar Panels

Everyone’s head of these already and when it comes to their efficiency – let’s just say that they haven’t taken the world by the storm for no reason.

The thing is, probably the best way to get clean energy without burning coal or other sorts of high-emission fuel would be to get a couple of solar cells and get your energy from these.

The great thing about them is that they’re easy to set up, don’t require much maintenance once they’re up and running, and require no further investment. Add to that the fact that their popularity means you can get these cheaper and cheaper as times goes by and you can rest assured that this source of energy can be a great way to make your home both energy efficient AND a user of green energy.

Solar Ovens

Ovens represent another contraption that can be converted to use solar energy rather than some other form of it.

What you need to get to make this work is a special sort of insulated oven that attracts and keeps the Sun’s heat, so you can cook your meals without ever having to use electricity or wood or any other form of fuel. (As long as it’s sunny outside, of course.)

Tesla Power Wall

… or a similar system in your house can be a great solution for energy preservation and retention.

One of the most important things to understand here is that this power wall doesn’t require too much attention once it’s up-and-running, so all you need to do is set it up and then the battery will collect the electricity from whatever other sources of power you’ve installed so far.

In a way, this Tesla power wall acts as a command center where you can see how much electricity you’re harnessing and how you can use it.

All in all, utilizing eco-friendly technologies nowadays is not only about saving the planet, but it also makes a lot of sense in terms of energy efficiency. So, even though some of these suggestions may be a bit of an investment early on, it’s bound to come back to you manifold later on.

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