First Los Angeles Zero Net Energy Multifamily Affordable Housing Development Uses Solar Power

First Los Angeles Zero Net Energy Multifamily Affordable Housing Development Uses Solar Power

The 49-unit building in south Los Angeles will provide homes and supportive services for formerly homeless veterans.

Make Sure Your Home Tech is Smart Enough to Handle the Holiday Rush

Make Sure Your Home Tech is Smart Enough to Handle the Holiday Rush

Most homes today do not have wireless networks fast enough to support usage for all guests who want to utilize the Wi-Fi.

4 Eco-Friendly Tactics to Limit Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

4 Eco-Friendly Tactics to Limit Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

Just because your family has decided to be as eco-friendly as possible doesn’t mean that you need to make major sacrifices. Many people can drastically reduce their carbon footprint with a few minor changes around the home.

Iowa's Largest Solar Garden Powers 820 Homes

Iowa's Largest Solar Garden Powers 820 Homes

Customers have started using solar energy from the five-megawatt West Dubuque Solar Garden.

Updated Low-Income Solar and Energy Upgrade Program Helps Thousands in Bay Area, LA

Updated Low-Income Solar and Energy Upgrade Program Helps Thousands in Bay Area, LA

These upgrades will help families to lower their monthly utility bills, improve the comfort of their homes, and contribute to the fight against climate change.

4 ways to upgrade with clean energy technologies

4 ways to upgrade with clean energy technologies

One of the best ways to protect a home purchase — whether single- or multi-family — is to invest in smart renovations. Thanks to new technology, there are a number of improvement options.

5 Ways Builders can Go Green and Win Buyers

5 Ways Builders can Go Green and Win Buyers

Having a green home is much cheaper in the long run as well as being healthier for both the residents as well as the environment.

New High Power Solar Module Ready for Residential Use

New High Power Solar Module Ready for Residential Use

The LG NeON R is LG's highest power module for residential installation, with a power output up to 365W.

Flexible Solar Film Solves Installation and Efficiency Hurdles

Flexible Solar Film Solves Installation and Efficiency Hurdles

There are still instances and environments where traditional silicon solar panels cannot be implemented.

New Online Tool Helps Homeowners Find Solar Savings

New Online Tool Helps Homeowners Find Solar Savings

Unlike leasing solar, purchasing solar enables the homeowner to keep all the federal and state incentives.

Retail Home Solar Service Launches in 8 States

Retail Home Solar Service Launches in 8 States

People can use solar power quickly, simply and affordably even if they don't own a roof suitable for solar panel installation.

Solar Sharing and Microgrids Now Trending Within Communities

Solar Sharing and Microgrids Now Trending Within Communities

Homeowners are sharing excess energy with other homes and businesses within their community by starting microgrids of their own.

Solar Roofing Systems Boost Power Output

Solar Roofing Systems Boost Power Output

Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) refer to photovoltaic products such as solar panels and modules that are used as replacements for traditional building materials.

Video | Veteran Builds Tiny Home Village for Homeless Vets

Video | Veteran Builds Tiny Home Village for Homeless Vets

The houses are all eco-friendly and sustainable, with solar panels all over the property and composting toilets.

Grant Will Improve Low- and Moderate-Income Homeowner Access to Solar and Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Grant Will Improve Low- and Moderate-Income Homeowner Access to Solar and Energy Efficiency Upgrades

PACE financing levels the playing field for homeowners who do not meet the enhanced credit standard required to finance solar using loans or leases.

25% of Australian Homes Have Gone Solar

25% of Australian Homes Have Gone Solar

Experts predict that adoption of solar power may slow next year.

DOE Fighting Red Tape That Slows Solar Installations

DOE Fighting Red Tape That Slows Solar Installations

Communities achieving the highest SolSmart rating are doing even more to speed up the solar process.

New Solar Panels Offer Sleek Residential Design

New Solar Panels Offer Sleek Residential Design

Recognizing the home is the consumer's largest asset, the NeON R is designed with high-end design appeal in mind in addition to high performance.

Infographic: Sustainable building from bottom up

Developing a sustainable building demands a holistic approach. While newer buildings tend to perform better from an energy standpoint, due to building code advancements, it’s not always a guarantee. Planning is pivotal and literally must take place from the ground...

Electric Vehicles Can Charge from Solar Power

Electric Vehicles Can Charge from Solar Power

Owners of solar arrays can now combine smart EV charging with their solar generation to maximize their renewable energy self-consumption and increase energy savings.

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