Modern Family Living in Silicon Valley

In the past, men have predominately been the decision makers in the family, but today in the modern age, roles have been equally distributed. With that being said, men have taken on roles that have been traditionally for women; such as caring for the children, grocery shopping, and maintaining the home. Since women are strongly […]

Why California is a World Leader in Renewables

California has always been the forefront on technology, so it doesn’t come to anyone’s surprise that California is not just leading the way for clean energy within the US, but is also the global leader when it comes to renewables. Here’s how the Golden State is leading the way: 1. Outspoken & Effective Leaders: On […]

Green Resolutions: 10 Ways to Be Greener in 2016


As the date on the calendar shifts to 2016, many people are beginning to identify their New Year’s resolutions. They make a list of things they can do to improve their lives, whether it’s creating good habits, personal goals, career decisions, making healthier choices or exercising more often. Part of creating good habits are to […]

Sustainable Living Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

With the holidays approaching us, we as consumers are constantly being persuaded by sales and commercials on tv about the latest and greatest gift ideas to give away during the Christmas Season. Society today tends to gravitate towards the big box department stores. But how do we gift to our friends and family who practice a greener […]

Low Tech Ways to Stay Warm This Winter

Our energy consumption is at an all time high during the late Fall and Winter seasons. When it gets chilly, we automatically think to turn on the heater and crank it up to stay cozy and warm. But did you know, if you apply a few low-tech changes in your home, we can just live as […]

A Green and Sustainable Holiday

Holidays are about traditions, family, love and good spirits. So how can you incorporate green living during the holidays? Here are a few tips to spread the good word about sustainable living during the holiday season. Eat Green Instead of joining the masses this holiday, and packing into big box and chain grocery stores, take […]

Go Solar and Save with $0 Down

If you are thinking about purchasing a new solar system for your home, the best time is to do it now! Due to the high demand of solar, prices have dropped substantially since the beginning of 2011. With the addition to all the tax credits provided to homeowners from local and state agencies, costs have dropped […]

Solar and the impact it has on the community long term

Going solar is not only a way to save money on your electricity bill, but it’s also a way to positively impact your community and environment in the long term. Installing a new solar system in your home helps to provide substantial benefits for our climate, health and economy.  With the installation of your new […]

How much solar do I need to get for an Electric Vehicle?

Many of you have made the step into living a greener lifestyle and own an EV (electric vehicle). You might have even considered solar power for your home recently. The connection between the two go hand in hand. Thinking about charging an electric car with your residential solar array? For starters, you need an electric […]

What types of roof can you install Solar on? (Comp, tile, metal, flat) 

Roofs come in all shapes, sizes, and materials. If your roof is made of metal, spanish tiles, or asphalt, solar panels can be installed on virtually any roof. Installing on composite shingle is very quick where as installing on spanish tile requires different mounting systems and may take longer. Composite Asphalt shingle (sometimes referred to as […]