After some careful consideration, I’ve decided to install a solar thermal system onto the roof above my garage as part of my project!
With more than two years of measured occupancy to date, the home unquestionably provides exceptional energy performance, consuming 70 percent less energy than a code-built house.
The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.
You probably know by now that photo voltaic solar panels have been part of my master plan for this home since day one. Utilities are expensive, especially electricity. My wife and I are usually pretty good about turning the lights off when we leave a room, but the bills can still add up.
With more states moving toward variable rate plans and surge pricing, when energy is consumed is almost as important as how much energy is used.
PulteGroup is looking for ways to build homes that are more resource efficient and also meet consumers' changing desires.
Jasper's colossal footprint of stored sunlight energy will be on a scale never-before-seen in the world when considering residential energy storage in a single planned community.
Originating from a production home, the French Country architectural design was customized according to the homeowner’s desires.
Over 20,000 attendees saw the latest solar power and energy storage innovations displayed by 700+ exhibitors at the annual Solar Power International (SPI) Expo September 10-13 in Las Vegas. The event, sponsored by SPI and Energy Storage International (ESI), attributed...
Combining cutting edge green technology with a walkable location, a car-free or car-light lifestyle is easily attainable.
The upcoming eclipse represents an opportunity for a special energy rush hour.
Powered entirely by cutting edge solar technology, this net zero home also utilizes geothermal innovation for heating and cooling sources.
Two main factors have prevented solar roofs from becoming as mainstream as they ought to be.
Over 18,000 attendees are expected to attend Solar Power International at Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas for the four day event September 10-13.
The project transformed a simple parking lot into a five-story, transit-oriented development (TOD) within walking distance of the Metro Hollywood/Highland Red Line station.
The solar tool gives users a clear idea of what the home will look like with the panels installed.
Solar panel installation, always a concern for homeowners, can be become a quick, two-step roof installation process.
Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building
Many builders are turning to solar to achieve required higher levels of energy efficiency.
In two months of spring and summer the home produced as much energy as it used.