Mr Beam’s Blog

July 31, 2018

Longevity What do Microsoft, Apple, Colgate, Gillette, and Kleenex all have in common? No, this is not some joke or pun to start off this blog post, it’s an observation. All of these companies have been around for decades and earned our trust by creating quality products that we have learned to trust over time. […]

July 2, 2018

MYTH: Solar can’t power my home Without a huge solar PV system and battery bank – you are right. Grid-tied systems, however, don’t have to. How a grid tied system works In a grid tied system, you are not actually powering your own home. You are producing power to send to the electrical grid which […]

June 11, 2018

We all know that there are certain measures we can take to reduce our environmental impact. One of these is relying on clean energy for our own use. But hey, if saving the planet is not a good enough reason, we’ve got a few more for you to consider. Reduce your own costs! That’s right. […]

June 4, 2018

Alberta has one of the best solar resources in the world! In fact, within Canada, Alberta is one of the sunniest provinces, making it a great place to have solar panels! How do we figure? Well here are the statistics: Solar Energy Potential Alberta’s annual usable solar energy is 26EJ. So what does that mean? […]

April 30, 2018

Attic and ceiling damage, mold, high utility bills and wasted energy, or worst case: fire or flood. These are just some of the consequences of a leak in your roof. No homeowner or builder wants to walk in the door one day and see signs of leaks. Quite frankly, neither do their home builders or […]