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Reducing Your Total Energy Consumption

Just about every American has run across ways to save money by slashing energy spending, but how do we know which methods are the most effective? People have tried some crazy and truly innovative ways to decrease energy costs, such as filling glass bottles and attaching them to their wall to change sunlight into passive [...]

By | March 3rd, 2018|blog, Savings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Solar Events in St. Louis this Spring

This spring is heating up to be a busy one for our team of solar professionals! Looking for inspiration for your solar installation project? Connect with EFS Energy at one of our upcoming solar events. We’ll be engaging with the local community on all things solar, sharing insights and cool solar swag around St. Louis [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Winter Solar Panel Maintenance (And Why You Can Ignore Them This Winter)

It's been bitterly cold in the Midwest this winter and we've been asked a few times what to do to best maintain solar panels during winter storms, snow fall, and generally bleak days around St. Louis. The good news is that you don't need to bundle up to take care of your solar panels this [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Solar Panels|0 Comments

Solar Powered Gifts for the Holidays!

There are hundreds of solar powered gifts and gadgets available that would make your green pals happy this holiday season. To make your holiday shopping a little easier this year, EFS Energy thought we'd put together a list of some truly unique and thoughtful gift-giving ideas, to celebrate the holidays in eco-friendly fashion! Help share [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Solar Power|0 Comments

Top Solar Energy Trends

The world is anything but static and there are always new developments in the energy industry. Staying in the know will help you make smarter decisions regarding how you spend both money and energy. A lot has changed over the course of the past year, so let’s take a look at some of the emerging [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|blog, Renewable Energy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Maintain Your Solar Panels

We're frequently asked how to maintain solar panels after they are installed. However, once you have your energy-saving solar array installed, it's easy to keep your solar panels well maintained and working efficiently. Here we're sharing our pro tips to ensure your panel's optimal performance year round. Visually Inspect Your System Occasionally, you can inspect [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Solar Panels|0 Comments

The Best Solar Powered Accessories

Solar powered accessories have come made huge advancements over the past several years and as long as the sun shines, these fun new solar powered gadgets won't run out of energy. These handy accessories will keep you powered up while you're at home, camping, or enjoying the great outdoors on hiking, hunting or fishing trips. [...]

By | August 19th, 2017|blog, Solar Power|0 Comments

What to Pack for Your Total Solar Eclipse Day-Trip

With temperatures cooling of just a bit in the St. Louis-area, there's no better time for a day-trip to the scenic countrysides of Missouri or Illinois. Adventure-seekers are in luck this month, because on Monday, August 21, 2017, MO and IL are listed as prime viewing states for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse! Totality is [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Where to Watch August’s Total Solar Eclipse in St. Louis, Missouri

On August 21, 2017 the Midwest will witness the first total solar eclipse in the continental United States in 38 years, and luckily for us, Missouri is one of the best states for viewing! The 2017 total solar eclipse will stretch diagonally from South Carolina to the Oregon coast, passing directly through Missouri. The line [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

A Shift in Conservatism for Renewable Energy

Traditionally, conservatives carried the stereotype of being adamantly against solar energy. But is seems that this notion is fading away. That said, whether they are in favor of solar for the right reasons is yet to be determined. One reason some conservative groups are singing a different tune about solar technologies is due to economic benefits, focusing on the security of energy markets so that they adhere to capitalist ideologies and remain free from the tyranny of monopolistic endeavors. […]

By | July 19th, 2016|Renewable Energy|0 Comments