The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Gifts are just the compliment to the different holidays we all celebrate. Whether it’s Hanukkah, Ramadan, Christmas, Kwanzaa or any special occasion around this time, we count the many blessings we are all thankful for. To show our thankfulness to our loved ones, we exchange gifts. One of the biggest gifts we don’t realize we […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is Net Metering?

Many new solar system owners may come across a term called Net Metering, and wonder if it’s available in their neighborhood or business. Net metering allows residential and commercial customers who generate their own electricity from solar power to feed electricity they do not use back into the grid. The meter spins forward when a customer […]

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 many solar panels do I need to offset my bill?

Electrical bills tend to change throughout the year between seasons and various types of weather. Different places across the world have variances in the number of sun hours they receive per day, which has an influence in the number of kWh you can generate per year in your location. How many solar panels do you […]