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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Maximize Your Solar Energy Investment

Going Solar is just the beginning, but there are also additional ways to maximize your Solar Energy Savings. When choosing to live a more green and sustainable lifestyle, installing a new solar system for your home is just the first step. There are many things that you can do as a home owner to help […]

3 Common Questions Homeowners Ask When Deciding to go Solar

The decision to install solar in your home is a lot easier today, than it was years ago. There are a lot positive factors that make it easy for homeowners to transition in Solar, and a few with some concerns that may delay their decision.  Here are three of the most common questions homeowners ask […]

Leasing or Buying Solar?

Solar prices have dropped while local utility costs have continued to rise. This has motivated many homeowners to seriously consider buying or leasing solar. The U.S. Department of Energy projects that 900,000 homes will feature solar installations by 2020. With the right solar photovoltaic system, it can reduce your electricity bills by 50 percent or more. […]

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Financial Benefits of Going Green Via Solar Energy

Financial Benefits of Going Green Via Solar Energy.  According to a study, installation of solar panels increases the value of homes 4 times. That’s an impressive figure if we consider a case of a property worth $500,000. Well, solar panel installation will raise the price tag to $20,000 on the day of the auction. There […]