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Solar 101

Should You Get a HERO Loan? Read Up First

By |2020-09-15T18:06:52+00:00September 9th, 2020|Going Green, Solar 101|

Your family’s financial bandwidth doesn’t have to get in the way of your quest to energy efficiency. Applying for a Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) loan could give you the cash you need to commit to sustainable and energy efficient choices for your home.  But it’s worth remembering that there could be a multitude of

What is Net Metering, and Why Does It Matter?

By |2020-09-01T16:37:46+00:00August 25th, 2020|Going Green, Solar 101, Solar Technology, Why Solar|

Net metering is a crucial concept for solar homeowners looking to understand the cost-saving processes in the industry. Because of net metering, solar users are able to save tens of thousands of dollars over the lifetime of their installed system.  Net metering is the process by which homeowners are able to access and use a

Review Solar Panel Buying Guide to Answer Your Questions

By |2020-09-01T16:38:16+00:00July 30th, 2020|Going Green, Solar 101, Solar Technology, Why Solar|

The overall cost for average Americans to buy solar panels is decreasing every year. And more people want solar energy. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, 92% of Americans favor expanding solar energy. With cost-saving benefits trending up as at the same time, more attention is paid to innovation in the solar industry.

Solar Energy Myths in the Michael Moore Documentary, Planet of the Humans

By |2020-06-24T02:51:10+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Going Green, Solar 101, Solar in the News|

Back in April, on the eve of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, a new documentary was released on YouTube, free for viewers. “Planet of the Humans,” produced by the Oscar-winning yet occasionally controversial Michael Moore, argues that renewable sources of energy may be more problematic than they seem. With many documentaries, it’s important to take the

What Are My Options for Financing Solar Panels?

By |2020-06-03T01:04:07+00:00April 21st, 2020|Solar 101|

Most of us know at least some benefits of solar power. For starters, they’re great for the environment. They can also increase your home’s value and help you save money on your electric bill. But for many people, the idea of moving forward with a home solar panel system may seem daunting. What about the