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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

If the power goes out, what happens to my solar system?

If you are thinking about installing a solar energy system to have power during a blackout, there are some facts you need to consider. There are many advantages to installing a grid-connected solar energy system. Grid-tied photovoltaic systems are designed to provide decades of trouble-free electricity generated by the sun. They are simple, economical, reliable, […]

3 Ways Solar Energy Programs Are Helping Achieve President Obama’s Climate Goals

Since President Obama took office in 2009, U.S. solar energy capacity has grown more than twenty-fold. And solar stands to grow even more — with renewable energy capacity in the U.S. slated to reach as much as 28 percent by 2030. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, announced earlier this year, is an […]

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 […]

Store the Suns Energy with Battery Backup Systems

What if you could readily capture energy of the sun, and use it at a later time?  The truth is you can, by equipping your rooftop solar (PV) system with battery backup. With the rising cost of energy, homeowners are searching out new ways to reduce their dependency on the electrical grid.  Grid-tied battery backup […]