Solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate energy bills, reduce a home’s carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster. They are also known to pair well with Infloor Heating Systems to further reduce your costs and impact. The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years, and most homeowners have the option of buying the system, leasing it on reasonable payment terms, or having a third-party pay for and install the system at no up-front cost at all for the homeowner. Plus, home solar systems may be eligible for federal… READ MORE
New Solar Roof Tiles are a Game Changer
Have you considered powering your home by the sun; one of our most powerful and abundant natural resources? If the aesthetics or cost have been turning you off, now’s the time to re-think solar, which is being offered in a new, captivating way. In October, Tesla unveiled a Solar Roof, considered to be as beautiful as it is green.
U.S. has Record-Breaking Year for Solar Power in 2015
According to data from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), solar power experienced a record-breaking year in 2015, reporting that the U.S. solar industry installed 7,286 megawatts of solar power last year.
Solar Energy Becoming More Accessible
Solar energy is becoming more accessible to Americans as the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s SunShot Initiative comes closer to fruition, announced on July 7. The DOE SunShot Initiative is a national collaborative effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of electricity by the end of the decade. They are working to bring solar energy to as many people as possible by lowering the cost of solar electricity so that it is fully cost-competitive with traditional sources of energy.