Installing Solar Panels on Your Home

Homeowners in Orange County, California are increasingly exploring alternate energy sources besides their neighborhood power company. One of the most popular alternative energy sources for homeowners is solar power. Exploring solar power and how to use it to replace traditional electric sources will yield many fiscal and environmental benefits. It helps to take the time [...]

2017-10-16T10:57:22+00:00 September 24th, 2017|

Solar Panels add to Power Security

Solar panel provide security in the event of power grid failure Power grid failure is a real possibility during inclement weather such as in excessive rainstorms and snowstorms. Many home owners protect against this possibility by purchasing generators however these only pose a temporary solution. It is essential to consider the advantages and disadvantages that [...]

2017-09-04T09:27:00+00:00 June 8th, 2017|

Attack on California’s Power Grid

Millions of people across the country rely on power grids to supply all of their electricity. However what if there is a nationwide blackout, or worse, an intentional attack on one of the major power grids. This scary concept became an unfortunate reality on April 16, 2013 when an attack on one of California’s main [...]

2017-09-04T09:28:22+00:00 May 15th, 2017|

Why You Should Install Solar Panels

There are many reasons that California home owner's should consider solar power for their homes. As one of the most renewable forms of energy, solar energy leaves no carbon emissions and is much more affordable than electricity derived from fossil fuels. If you are considering installing solar panels, it helps to understand what the inherent [...]

2017-09-03T13:07:32+00:00 July 19th, 2015|

The Financial Advantages of Solar

If you are new to the idea of powering your home using solar energy, you may be interested in finding out what the advantages and disadvantages may be. Solar power is gleaned from the sun’s rays and is converted into direct current (DC) by the solar panels. It is then transformed into alternating current (AC) [...]

2017-09-03T13:08:09+00:00 July 9th, 2015|

Is Solar Power Right For Your Home?

Solar power offers many different advantages, however it is important to consider whether or not solar is the right choice for your energy needs. By examining how solar power works and understanding the various requirements, you can determine if it is a fit for you. The best way is to consult with a solar power [...]

2017-09-03T13:08:42+00:00 July 6th, 2015|

Solar Panels Continue to Increase in Efficiency

Although the price of oil continues to decline, it doesn’t begin to compare to the increase that solar power is experiencing in its levels of efficiency. There simply is no comparison when considering the energy efficiency of solar power vs. traditional energy fueled by fossil fuels. Current developments have allowed for enhanced solar absorption with [...]

2017-09-03T13:09:11+00:00 July 1st, 2015|

Considering Solar Energy – How Efficient Is It?

Compared to traditional forms of electricity output including heating and cooling the home, solar powered homes offer increased efficiency. However many homeowners considering solar energy wonder if it is efficient enough to actually make a difference. Exploring the energy efficiency of solar powered buildings can assist in determining whether this option is worth it. Solar [...]

2017-09-03T13:14:52+00:00 June 30th, 2015|

Solar Energy Savings

Today many property owners are looking towards alternative sources of energy for their homes and businesses. Saving on energy expenditure is key as the economy continues to stabilize. Currently, the average household pays between $120 and $170 per month in energy costs. To evaluate the amount of savings that a solar panel can provide, it [...]

2017-10-07T16:15:19+00:00 June 29th, 2015|