How to Select High-Quality Solar Modules

Once you've made the decision to add solar power to your home, it's time to consider choosing the best solar modules available in the market. Like many other high-tech devices, subtle differences in design, components and manufacturing can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to solar modules.

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Sponsor: Helios Solar Works




High Performance Homes, No More Cost

This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.

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Sponsor: EEBA




Consider AC Modules for Solar Power on Your Home

Module suppliers have developed modules that convert DC power to AC power at the module. This white paper explores the advantages that an AC solar power module offers to homeowners and solar integrators. With an AC configuration, solar power modules...

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Sponsor: Helios Solar Works


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High Performance Homes Earns 3rd Housing Innovation Award

Originating from a production home, the French Country architectural design was customized according to the homeowner’s desires.

Here's How the Tesla Solar Roof Works

Two main factors have prevented solar roofs from becoming as mainstream as they ought to be.

New DIY Tool Changes the Way Homeowners Go Solar

The solar tool gives users a clear idea of what the home will look like with the panels installed.

Video | New Solar Panel Design Speeds Installation

Solar panel installation, always a concern for homeowners, can be become a quick, two-step roof installation process.

EEBA takes summit to new level

Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building

Mercedes-Benz Launches Home Energy Storage System

This is Mercedes-Benz Energy's first collaboration with a U.S. solar provider, bringing its premium, high-performance, road-tested technology for home

Solar Power Pays Off in 10 Midwest Cities

Listings in these cities that mention “solar power” sell at a price premium when compared to listings that don’t mention “solar power.”

5 Ways to Reduce Energy Bills By Investing in Home Solar

While a solar power investment aligns homeowners with the popular green energy movement, there are also solid financial reasons to invest in solar.

Costs and Barriers for Home Solar Systems and Storage Revealed

Declining costs in customer-side energy-storage products have opened the door for batteries to improve the value and flexibility of residential PV systems.

Construction Begins at Whisper Valley Eco Smart Community

All of the homes will be capable of achieving the carbon-neutral standard promoted by the city of Austin for all new construction homes,




Rocky Mountain Low: Colorado Passive House Battles Winter Temps

High in the Hogback Mountains of Colorado, a 1,200-square foot dwelling is said to be the first Passive House in Colorado.

Home Solar Storage Batteries Now in California (video)

California residents can now purchase and have installed the Sonnen battery system to help manage renewable energy and peak time energy use.

Community Solar Gardens Remove Rooftop Roadblocks

Solar energy is more affordable than ever for many homes, but there are still residences that are not suitable for rooftop solar panels.

A Look Back: Top 10 2016 Green Home Features

From an innovative use of waste products from door manufacturing to new applications for radiant heating, green home inspiration was a major theme for 2016.

Solar PPAs Offer Free Energy with No Upfront Costs

Besides saving money, homeowners with a medium size house can expect to remove approximately 9,200 pounds of toxic pollution each year.

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