As the costs of energy start to skyrocket and environmental concerns continue to grow, it’s smart to start thinking about alternatives and ways you can minimize your home’s energy consumption.
After decades of development and debate, the solar industry is finally ready to stand on its own. Solar power is powering homes all over the world and is beating fossil fuels on price.
Is solar mandatory in California? Starting at the beginning of 2020, California became the first state to require solar panels for most new homes. The new legislation is an effort to use 100% of state electricity from renewable sources.
If you're considering adding an ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) to your property in California, there are some recent changes in our state's building code you need to know. As of January 1st, 2020, the California Energy Commission (CEC) outlined the updates to the California Building Standards Code to include new methods to meet net-zero electricity guidelines.
Are you wondering which solar panel manufacturer is the best one for you? There are so many companies on the market; it can seem overwhelming at times! We believe the best way to research a product is by learning about the company and checking out some of their reviews!
Whether you’re looking to eliminate your electricity bill — or you just want to do something positive for the environment — solar panel systems can help. However, what other benefits do they bring? Do solar panels increase property value? Find out for yourself by reading below!
With global energy consumption steadily increasing year after year, we are responsible for looking for green solutions to help fulfill this rising demand. This is why thousands of families have turned to solar power as a way to supplement our growing energy needs. Summer is right around the corner, and there is no better time to go solar! This blog will go over tips and tricks for maximizing your solar system this summer!
Solar panel systems have gained tremendous popularity during the last few years, especially with people becoming more environmentally conscious. While they're famously known for their positive impact on the planet, they’re also major money-savers for homeowners across the country.
Solar panel systems are known for lasting years with minimal maintenance needs. However, a little care can come a long way! This blog will explain how to maintain and take care of your solar panel system so that it can last longer and work more efficiently.
Before going solar, there are a few things you need to know before putting solar panels on your roof. This article will go over the things you should double-check to ensure your home is apt for solar panels.
If you're a California resident, you've probably experienced some of the recent electricity blackouts. You may be wondering how to protect yourself from California power outages. Some of the blackouts don't just last for a couple of hours but for multiple days. These aren't just one-time events either and will continue to occur in the future.
Recently many California homeowners may have noticed utility company rate increases on their monthly bill. In the last two years, PG&E has gone through a lot of changes. They've declared bankruptcy, restructured their company, and lost revenue.
Cool roofs and solar panels are some of the best sustainable technologies on the market, so you may be wondering what happens when you pair cool roofs with solar panels? Do the polar ice caps stop melting? Does the bee population being to thrive? Well, not quite, but they are a powerful combo!
Have you ever heard that solar panels only work when in sunny places? Although it's true that sunnier areas do produce more electricity, you can still see energy savings if you live in an area that doesn’t get much sunlight. Energy savings don’t rely only how much energy you produce, but on one major factor: the costs you’re avoiding paying to your utility company. People all over the continent can have solar savings, even those in cloudy areas. Put simply, the higher your electricity rate, the more money you’ll save by switching to solar. This blog will go over how electricity rates impact solar savings.
As more and more homeowners adopt solar power as their primary source of energy, the possibility of the world becoming more eco-friendly is becoming an attainable reality. People are making the switch to both solar panels and electric vehicles, transitioning the U.S. to a more electric-reliant country. Electrification is a vital element to the carbon reduction plan. This blog will go over what electrification is and where the future of energy is headed.
The year 2020 was full of uncertainty due to the pandemic and worldwide happenings. However, even with all of the hardships 2020 has, the solar industry has proven itself resilient with solar panel installations growing by 7% in 2020. But what’s in store for 2021? Will it continue to grow? This blog will go over technology, government policy, and solar trends to watch for in 2021.