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Process of Going Solar

There are several steps involved in adding solar to your home or business: Assess Energy Usage and Needs: Review your past electricity bills to understand your energy consumption patterns. Identify…

Battery Storage Systems

As we transition towards renewable energy sources, the importance of effective storage solutions becomes increasingly evident. Battery storage systems have emerged as game-changers, allowing us to harness and utilize renewable…

An Overview of Solar Inverters

Central vs Micro Inverters Inverters are an essential component of home solar energy systems. They are used to convert the direct current (DC) electricity produced by solar panels into alternating…

Evaluating Your Roof for Solar

Determining your roof’s suitability for solar panels is a foundational step in transitioning to renewable energy. Collaborating with experienced solar professionals and adhering to local regulations will set you on…

How Many Panels Will I Need?

How many panels you need will be a your energy usage measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh), your solar access, and the configuration of your roof or yard. Find your energy usage…

Financing Options

The Major Solar & Energy Upgrade Lenders The three major solar and energy efficiency lenders are Sunlight Financial, Mosaic and GoodLeap (formerly named LoanPal.) Each offer a range of options…

Choosing Your Installer

Solar energy is one of the most impactful ways we can reduce our carbon footprint and save money on energy costs. If you’re considering installing solar panels on your home,…

Going Solar FAQs

As the popularity of solar energy continues to rise, so does the curiosity and interest of homeowners considering the installation of solar panels. While solar power offers a clean and…

Replacing Your Gas Stove

A new study found that roughly one in eight cases of childhood asthma in the US are the result of air pollution given off by gas stoves. This puts emissions…

PHEVs: A Viable Alternative to EVs

As the world grapples with the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the automotive industry has witnessed a paradigm shift towards sustainable transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) offer a cleaner alternative…

Heat Pump & EV Incentives

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 recognizes the crucial role of energy efficiency measures in curbing inflation, reducing carbon emissions, and promoting sustainable practices. It offers incentives for insulation improvements, and…

Heat Pump Water Heaters

A heat pump hot water heater, also known as a hybrid hot water heater, is a type of water heater that uses a heat pump to heat the water. Unlike…

Converting to Heat Pumps

Overview Heat pumps are an efficient and cost-effective alternative to traditional heating and cooling systems, as they use electricity rather than fossil fuels to generate heat. Relatively easy to install…

Popular EV Chargers

As electric vehicles (EVs) continue to gain traction in the automotive industry, the demand for efficient and reliable EV chargers is skyrocketing. As electric vehicles continue to gain momentum, the availability…

Efficiency Incentives

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 recognizes the crucial role of energy efficiency measures in curbing inflation, reducing carbon emissions, and promoting sustainable practices. It offers incentives for insulation improvements,…

Sealing Services for Homes & Buildings

Home sealing services, also known as air sealing, involve identifying and sealing air leaks in a home’s envelope, including walls, attics, and basements.  Sealing air leaks reduces the amount of…

Adding Insulation

Insulation helps to keep warm air inside during the winter and cool air inside during the summer, reducing the need for heating and cooling systems. Insulation Materials When retrofitting existing…

High-Efficiency Windows & Doors

In our quest for a sustainable and energy-conscious future, we often overlook a crucial element of our homes and buildings: windows. These silent guardians offer more than just views and…

Replacing Old Appliances

Replacing old appliances with energy-efficient models is a smart investment. Not only do these modern appliances help you reduce your carbon footprint by conserving energy and water, but they also…

Conducting an Energy Audit

Benefits of Conducting a Home Energy Audit: A home energy audit identifies areas where your home is wasting energy and recommends improvements that can result in cost savings, improved comfort,…