Darlene Vargas

About Me
Our Energy Economy Will Never Be The Same

Welcome to my website. My name is Mike Fischer and I am very excited about the future that the energy sector holds. Solar panels, which were once only seen as suitable for low-powered electronics, have now become devices that can be used to power homes and businesses. Wind turbines are popping up everywhere. All of these technologies may make it possible to cut living expenses significantly while also reducing the impact that we have on the environment. Because of my love for alternative energy sources, I have been studying the research and have created a blog that contains posts covering various energy-related subjects.


The Importance of Storm Drain Cleaning and Maintenance

20 July 2022
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Storm drains are an important part of any home's drainage system. They are typically located around the perimeter of a property. Their purpose is to collect and channel stormwater runoff away from the home. However, maintaining these drainage structures is often overlooked. Discover two reasons why it's important to clean and inspect your storm drains regularly. Protects Against Flooding When it rains, the water that falls on your property flows into storm drains. Read More …

Four Ways You Can “Go Green” In Your Restaurant

3 July 2017
 Categories: Environmental, Articles

If you want to increase business to your restaurant while also doing something that's good for the planet, then you may want to consider making some "green" changes to the restaurant's structure and the way you operate. Advertising these changes will draw in more customers who share your passion for the earth's health, and you can feel confident that you're doing your part to preserve the environment. Here are four ways you can " Read More …

Setting Up Solar Panels For Camping And Roadtrips

21 June 2017
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Being tethered to a desk or in your home can become very boring after a while. You may have the desire to travel and maybe to enjoy the great outdoors. The problem is that the great outdoors do not come with modern amenities unless you find a camping site that comes with hookups. For example, you may want something simple such as a fridge that allows you to have more nutritional meals while out camping. Read More …

Unpleasant Restoration Surprises: Tips For Dealing With Hazardous Materials When Restoring Your Home

16 June 2017
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Whether your home has been damaged by fire, water, or natural causes, the restoration work can bring about some unpleasant surprises, such as finding hazardous materials like asbestos, mold, or lead paint. Some of these problems may not be an issue until you need to have repairs done. Here are some tips to help with restorations when you find hazardous materials that need to be cleaned up: 1. Have Potentially Hazardous Materials Tested Before Starting Restorations Read More …

3 Ways Flash Flooding Can Cause Environmental And Public Safety Threats

16 June 2017
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

While storms can be glorious to watch and generate a lot of excitement when they start to approach, they can also produce periods of rainfall that can accumulate so fast, that the water on the ground rises at a staggering rate. This weather phenomenon is known as flash flooding and is a threat to many parts of the country. Even though most people know how to stay safe during flash floods, such as not allowing children to play in water streams and staying off the roadway, many have no idea that flash flooding can also be a threat to the environment and public health even after the rain has subsided. Read More …