How Home Builders Can Prepare For California’s 2020 Rooftop Solar Mandate

With the housing market in the US at a 12 year high, home builders in California certainly have a lot to look forward to. Homebuyers are finally beginning to enjoy the benefits of the Federal Reserve’s easing of the monetary policy, which brought down mortgage rates, spiking up demand and improving buyer confidence to the highest it has been in …

How to Set and Keep Your New Year’s Goals

how to set and keep new year resolutions

2020 A Perfect Vision for a New Year Many things give us hope and optimism about the coming year;  the promise of 2020’s holidays such as Valentine’s, Halloween, Independence Day and Christmas conveniently falling on weekends, an election year with a smorgasbord of potential candidates and a fresh, blank canvas of the new decade begging to be painted. Resolution by …

How To Read Your Solar True-Up Bill

When you turn on your solar energy system, you enter into a new agreement with your electric provider. You are now an energy producer, not just an energy consumer, and you will receive monthly Net Metering Statements and an annual True-Up Statement. So what is a Net Metering, and what is a True-Up? What does the electric company track? When …

What You Need To Know About Tesla Powerwall

Tesla Powerwall Home Installation

News reports of PG&E shutting off power for emergency purposes has created a lot of interest in battery backup products. Many of our current and new clients have asked us if Tesla Powerwall would be the right fit for them. So let’s take a look at the Powerwall and answer some questions so you can make an informed decision. What …

Eco-Friendly Tips to Stay Cool in the Heat!

How To Stay Cool During The Hot Summer

Drink LOTS of Water With the daily temperature in some areas of the Central Coast, getting over 100 degrees, it is important to not only have water on hand but to drink a lot of it! If you are outdoors or exercising, make sure to drink water with enhanced electrolytes. If you have not had water in 3 hours, have …

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4 Important Things to Check on Your Solar System

Solar panels can last for years without experiencing any issues. However, they still need a bit of preventative care to keep them running at peak performance levels. This checklist will show you the top four things to check on your solar system to make sure any maintenance is taken care of before small issues possibly become bigger problems. Solar Energy …