Infographic: Cool house, fat wallet
For their latest infographic, solar group purchasing company One Block Off the Grid tackles a topic on the mind of many homeowners and renters right now: air conditioning-related electric bills.
Tue, Aug 23 2011 at 11:37 AM
One Block Off the Grid's latest infographic is also a most timely one given that many homeowners and renters, myself included, are just now confronting one of the more unpleasant end-of-summer experiences: having to pay off ungodly electric bills stemming from three plus months of running the air conditioner(s).
The 1BOG inforgraphic “Cool House, Fat Wallet: How to Run the A/C Full-Blast Without Paying For It
” takes a look at air conditioning habits across the country while also answering the forever-pressing question of how to stay comfortable at home while not having to dip into Junior's college fund or suffer in other ways. The answer, obviously (this is a 1BOG inforgraphic after all), is investing in solar power, preferably with
your community to take advantage of a generous group discount.
Take a gander at the below 1BOG infographic — it's nothing mind-blowing but solid information presented in an easy-to-digest manner. And if you aren't familiar with 1BOG already, take a quick look around the company's website
to find out more about how group solar purchasing works. Are you solar curious? Right now, 1BOG is running the special, limited-time One Nation Off the Grid program so check out the US Solar Markets Map
to find an active group solar discount near you.
Those of you AC-lovers with home solar systems out there: What kind of difference, specifically in your pocketbook, have you noticed during the summer? Have the savings been as drastic as the below infographic would lead you to believe? And those of you AC-lovers without home solar: care to share any tricks/tidbits on how to keep bills low while also staying comfortable?
Home Solar Power Discounts - One Block Off the Grid
The opinions expressed by MNN Bloggers and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of MNN.com. While we have reviewed their content to make sure it complies with our Terms and Conditions, MNN is not responsible for the accuracy of any of their information.