Why Solar Makes Sense for Electric Car Owners

By | April 19th, 2018|Information|

In the last few years electric vehicles (EV’s) have taken strides in becoming more reliable sources of transportation.  Studies say that by 2025, 1 in every 6 cars sold will be electric.  This makes sense considering can be a cleaner alternative to traditional gas consuming cars and require far less maintenance, reducing the lifetime ownership [...]

5 Steps: Xcel Energy Usage

By | November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Xcel Energy customers can follow these 5 easy steps to find their annual energy consumption, which is measured in kilowatt hours (kwh).   Step 1: Login to your Xcel Account   Step 2: Go to "My Usage" Step 3: Select "Table View" Scroll down a bit and select "Table View" Make sure that the timeframe [...]

Denver Passes Green Roof Initiative

By | November 14th, 2017|News|

  On Tuesday November 7th of 2017 Denver voters passed Initiative-300 Denver Green Roof Initiative requiring new builds of 25,000 square feet or larger to feature a green roof addition.  This can can come in the form of a solar panel array or green, vegetative space. The grass roots ordinance will help Denver reach some of [...]

Are you eligible for solar investment tax credit?  

By | December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Solar investment tax credit, also referred to as the federal solar tax credit, is an incentive offered by the government to allow residential and commercial properties to deduct 30 percent of the cost of installing a solar energy system from their federal taxes. According to Section 25D of the federal tax credit, residential investment tax [...]

Are you eligible for Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit?

By | December 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

The use of renewable energy has been on the rise in the past few years because of its huge benefits when it comes to saving energy as well as its incredible efficiency. Additionally, those using renewable energy in their homes or businesses are offered incentives by the government as a way of encouraging more use [...]

How Does Solar Energy Actually Power My Home?  

By | November 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

You get the general idea. But like many of us you are probably curious: How does solar work in my home? Let's take a closer look. Solar power is really very interesting. And you may be surprised what you thought you knew. The Solar Basics Solar rays are a form of power. They heat the day and [...]

What 5 questions should I ask before hiring a company to install solar panels on my home? 

By | November 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Going solar is definitely an option many homeowners are considering today. Solar energy offers plenty of benefits to you, the major one being huge savings on energy bills. Once you have decided to go solar and determined your equipment as well as financing options, the next step is to contract a reliable installation company to [...]

How Winter Weather May Affect Your Solar Energy System

By | October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

How will your photovoltaic (PV) system withstand Colorado's snowy winters? Pretty well! The truth is that solar panels are built to last decades, and part of their appeal is that they have no need for annual winterproofing or maintenance. Can ice and snow damage solar panels? snowy solar panels on the roof of a house [...]

Solar Panels are the eco-friendly solution but is your roof ready? 

By | October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Now is a great time to invest in your eco-friendly home and the future with solar energy. For a limited time, the federal government has extended to "residential solar tax credit", which entitles those who purchase solar panels to provide green energy to their homes and earn a credit equal to 30% of cost, including solar [...]

Does your real estate appraiser have the knowledge of solar energy to adequately value your home?  

By | October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Research has shown host-owned solar energy systems overwhelmingly benefit and boost the value of homes, similar to kitchen remodels, pool installations and other renovations. Before you have your home valued, make sure to select a real estate appraiser who is knowledgeable about solar energy, its costs and benefits and how to leverage that information in [...]

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