Energy Improvements with New Mortgage Programs

Recently I've given you some information on Fannie Mae and what it could mean to you.  Today I'm directing you to an article written by Kenneth R. Harney, syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune, on how energy improvements can be easier now with the new mortgage programs. While I'm not going to go into any [...]

By | 2016-06-28T18:23:56+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Energy Improvements with New Mortgage Programs

Light, Hope & Opportunity

  Solar Sisters is an organization founded by Kathryn Lucey to connect people, mostly women, with light, hope and opportunity.  How does she do this and what is her organization focused on?  Quoting from a Solar Sister Journey, their mission is to "eradicate poverty by empowering women with economic opportunity, a deliberately women-based direct sales [...]

By | 2015-12-22T19:40:54+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|IRE Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Light, Hope & Opportunity

Solar on Lake Holiday

  This past weekend was the 4th of July celebration at Lake Holiday.  It was a 2 day celebration, extravaganza really, celebrating our one nation under God.  Families, friends, food and of course fireworks were plenty all weekend long.  For the lake dwellers this means that endless boat rides.  Pulling someone on a tube, skies [...]

By | 2015-07-31T16:48:59+00:00 July 8th, 2015|IRE Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solar on Lake Holiday

Positive Energy

This past weekend some of the staff here at IRE got to head up to Custer WI. and experience the 26th Annual Energy Fair.  As it was our first time attending we did not know what expect.   As it turned out, it could not have been a better experience.  Each year the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) hosts [...]

By | 2015-07-31T16:49:06+00:00 June 24th, 2015|IRE Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Positive Energy

Solar Windows – Let the Sun Shine In

As you know, we're all about the sun here are IRE.  We love that it can help reduce our electric and propane bills, we love that it shines bright, we love that it gives us a reason to go to the beach and wear coconut scented sunscreen.  One other thing we love about the sun [...]

By | 2015-07-31T16:49:11+00:00 June 17th, 2015|IRE Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solar Windows – Let the Sun Shine In

Top Reasons to Install Solar Panels

Summer's coming. No wait, summer is here!  It's early June and the temperature is forecasted to reach the low 90's today.  Woo hoo say some of you, and I agree, I love the sun!  At the same time you're getting your Coppertone on and heading to the beach, you might also be closing up your [...]

By | 2015-10-21T14:53:27+00:00 June 10th, 2015|IRE Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top Reasons to Install Solar Panels

Install a PV System

If  you were on Jeopardy, and the answer was "install a PV system" what would be the question you would reply with?  I love the possibilities here.  One question could be 'what is a way to lower your electric bill?'.  Another might be 'what's a great way to reduce your carbon footprint?' My favorite is 'what [...]

By | 2015-05-20T14:55:38+00:00 May 13th, 2015|IRE Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Living Off Grid? It Can Happen

Since we've moved into our office in Sandwich, IL, we've have some awesome walk-in business.  This is exciting for us, as we love to meet new people and everyone looking to find out about solar energy has a really cool story on why they want to go solar.  We've met some wonderful folks who want [...]

By | 2015-05-20T14:55:45+00:00 April 29th, 2015|IRE Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Earth Day

History..... We're so excited here at IRE that Earth Day just happens to fall on Wednesday Blog Day!  It's kismet or karma or maybe just a really happy accident.  In any case, we're thrilled we get to talk about it.  Let's go back to basics, what is Earth Day and how did it get started? [...]

By | 2015-05-04T14:37:53+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|IRE Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy Earth Day

Spring Cleaning, Green Cleaning

Clean Green We are officially at the middle of April and this means a few things.  First, it's tax day, this is not exciting unless you're an accountant, but it is necessary to mark the day.  Second, the weather is generally cooperating and if you're at all like us here at IRE your windows are [...]

By | 2015-05-04T14:38:00+00:00 April 15th, 2015|IRE Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning, Green Cleaning
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