What is Title 24 and Zero Net Energy?
Mar 1, 2018

Is your home efficient? In just a couple of years, if you live in California and you purchase a home that has been newly constructed, then you will know that your home is efficient. So efficient, in fact, that it will produce as much power as it uses over the course...

EVA vs.TPO in the context of manufacturing Smart Wire PV modules
Feb 7, 2018

EVA The reliability and outdoor performance of a PV module is one of the end user’s biggest concerns because the investment is a medium to long term investment and therefore has to last over the years. Even the highest efficiency module needs to last 20 to...

Solar and Real Estate
Feb 7, 2018

Solar is everywhere now, especially in Southern California. Homeowners have taken to the idea of generating their own power for less than what their local utility charges. They also like the control. They know what their power is going to cost, not just...

Tax Edit
Feb 7, 2018

It’s tax time! And although there is some confusion about whether or not the new tax cut has gone into effect, a lot of people are pretty happy this time of year. For some people, their tax return gives them the opportunity to pay off some debt, plan a...

Solar 101 – The Truth About the True-Up
Feb 6, 2018

You’ve just gone solar. Your $500 a month electric bill has been slashed to $300 and you couldn’t be happier. Everything is fine and dandy until – BAM! One year after you go solar you get a bill for $1,000 from your electric company. What happened? You...

State of the Solar Industry
Feb 3, 2018

Every year at about this time, the President of the United States gives a “State of the Union” address, so it seems like a good time to go over the State of the Solar Industry. Unlike a typical solar system, the solar industry has a lot of moving parts,...