Silicon Valley leading the world in today’s technology and sustainable workplaces

With Silicon Valley leading the world in today’s technology, one of its most notable tech companies Apple, recently released it’s latest advancement in mobile devices, the iPhone 7. This tech conglomerate is not only ahead of it’s time with it’s mobile and computing technology, but also proves to be a big supporter of creating a […]

Common Core Money: Financial Literacy for Educators and Other Professionals

How I Got Solar for $10K from San Jose’s Skyway Electric and Solar – C. Gomez There is a big misconception among homeowners: Solar is too expensive. This misconception goes back years to when solar first started to get attention in the early part of this decade. Today, solar is much more affordable. In July, I […]

Community Power Offers Bay Area Home Owner’s More Choices

From the North Bay to the South Bay, a trend to step away from the conventional energy source, is sweeping the Bay Area. Counties are taking a stand against PG&E and are moving towards a community choice model. This gives residents a choice to power their homes, with a mix of different types of renewable […]

Bay Area Pledge to Use 100% Renewable Energy

There is a growing trend with cities in the US to switch and use renewable energy. While some cities pledge to do 20 – 30%, Bay Area cities like San Francisco, San Jose, San Rafael and Palo Alto all implemented a plan to go 100% renewable energy. Mayor Ed Lee of San Francisco says, “We […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]