Northern California Cities Take Part in the Cool City Challenge

San Francisco is one of three Northern California cities taking part in the Cool Block Program created by the Cool City Challenge. The goal of the Cool City Challenge, is to change the game around carbon reduction in cities and provide a viable path forward to address climate change. The program uses a bottom-up approach […]

Energy Saving Tips For The Summer Months Ahead

With Summer vastly approaching, now is a better time then ever to the time to consider installing a new solar system for the home. Harnessing the power of the sun, is like powering 2,880 TRILLION light bulbs! All you need is small fraction of that to power your home. Installing solar will not only reduce […]

Innovations in Green Technology

Technology rapidly changes as new discoveries are made every day. Scientists and engineers are working around the clock to develop green technology, not only to save the planet, but to also make it more accessible to the public. Solar, for example, is one of those technologies. Scientist are dedicating themselves to coming up with cheaper […]

Seize Every Sunray

With Spring in full bloom and Summer being right around the corner, now is the time to bask in the beautiful weather and sunny days ahead. Educating yourself on the biggest star in our galaxy, and how much power we can harness from the sun, might make you see things in a different “light.” The […]

Debunking Myths About Solar

Debunking Myths About Solar Homeowners are starting to see a trend with solar. Even though it’s been around since the 1960’s as a way to harness the sun and generate power, there are still many questions and myths about the technology, and it’s capabilities. You may have heard some of these myths, and it may […]

Green Energy Generators and How It’s Stored

There are several ways energy is produced. The most common are gas, oil and coal. With the growing concern of depleting these non-renewable energy sources, many people are always looking into greener ways to produce energy. There are a couple types of green power generators, known as wind and solar that can provide energy solutions […]

Spring Cleaning and Money Saving Tips

Spring time is fast approaching, and as we shed our winter coats and trade it in for shorts and spring time dresses, the same goes for our homes. We pull back the curtains, and let the sun shine through, open our windows wide and welcome the cool fresh air. For most homeowners, Spring time is […]

Your Home Carbon Footprint

What is a Carbon Footprint? A carbon footprint is a measure of the impact our activities have on the environment, and in particular climate change. It relates to the amount of greenhouse gases produced in our day-to-day lives through burning fossil fuels for electricity, heating and transportation etc. Many of our daily activities cause some […]

Solar Eclipse of 2016

Yesterday was a significant day for science. As the only solar eclipse of 2016 occurred on March 8 over the countries of Indonesia, the islands of Sumatra, and Borneo. They were lucky to witness the full eclipse, while countries over southern and eastern Asia, northern and western Australia and Hawaii were able to witness a […]

Will Solar become less expensive if I wait a few years?

As solar systems become more common in today’s home improvements, we are seeing a trend with homeowners choosing to go solar, weather proofing their homes and investing in Energy Star appliances. Contractors in new developments, are following suit, and are now including these items as a basic package to new homeowners. With every new trend, […]