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10 Things You Must Know Before Leasing a Solar System – Part 2

10 Things You Must Know Before Leasing a Solar System – Part 2

Jun 10, 2019


If you read part 1 of this series, you are likely already starting to see which option is best for you when it comes to leasing vs. owning a solar system. In the second part of this series, we will finish out the 10 things you must know before leasing a solar system. 6. What … Continue reading 10 Things You Must Know Before Leasing a Solar System – Part 2

10 Things You Must Know Before Leasing a Solar System – Part 1

10 Things You Must Know Before Leasing a Solar System – Part 1

Jun 03, 2019


You may be weighing your options right now to figure out whether leasing a solar system or owning one is the right for you. In this series, we will provide you with 10 things you must know before leasing a solar system. Find the first five below and stay tuned for part 2 coming soon! 1. … Continue reading 10 Things You Must Know Before Leasing a Solar System – Part 1

Go Solar, Save Money!

Go Solar, Save Money!

May 25, 2019


Solar energy for homeowners is becoming a must-have option if you own a home in sunny Northern California. Why’s that? The reasoning is simple: solar-powered systems save money. 4 Ways You Save Money With Solar With lower monthly expenses, the initial investment of a solar-powered system will end up getting paid for in electricity savings. … Continue reading Go Solar, Save Money!

Ductless vs. Ducted Air Conditioning: How to Choose

Ductless vs. Ducted Air Conditioning: How to Choose

May 22, 2019


Choosing the right air conditioning system for your building may be difficult if you aren’t familiar with the different types of systems out there. The right system can make a substantial difference in the quality of life of those who use it. At Energy Saving Pros, we provide professional HVAC system installation services, and we … Continue reading Ductless vs. Ducted Air Conditioning: How to Choose

What California’s New Solar Mandate Means for You

What California’s New Solar Mandate Means for You

Aug 09, 2018


On May 9, 2018, California became the first state in the U.S. to mandate solar power for new buildings. The 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards will be implemented starting January 1, 2020. This gives the government, builders and Californians a year and a half to adjust to the new measures. The Specifics of the Mandate … Continue reading What California’s New Solar Mandate Means for You

Do Solar Panels Work at Night?

Do Solar Panels Work at Night?

Jun 21, 2018


Solar panels are made up of thousands of photovoltaic cells that convert sunlight into electricity. The panels work best on cloudless, sunny days, converting the Northern California sunlight into energy you can use in your home to power things such as your electronics and air conditioning. For the panels to work, there must be sunlight. … Continue reading Do Solar Panels Work at Night?

The Best Place to Install Solar Panels

The Best Place to Install Solar Panels

May 23, 2018


Location, location, location. No, we’re not talking about real estate. A solar panel’s location has everything to do with its efficiency and overall functionality. If you’re considering joining the hundreds of thousands of homeowners who use rooftop solar energy panels, this brief guide can help you determine the best place to install panels so you … Continue reading The Best Place to Install Solar Panels

How Do Different Solar Technologies Work?

How Do Different Solar Technologies Work?

Apr 25, 2018


We’ve all heard about the benefits of solar technology, namely, lower energy prices and a greener planet. People used to dismiss the idea because of exorbitant installation costs, but these days, the initial investment is much more affordable. Solar electric systems have gotten about 50 percent cheaper and the price of solar PV panels has … Continue reading How Do Different Solar Technologies Work?

Gruesome Energy Guzzlers:  Combatting Standby Power Waste in Your Home

Gruesome Energy Guzzlers: Combatting Standby Power Waste in Your Home

Mar 26, 2018


There’s a vampire living in your home, right under your nose. It could be lurking in your living room, in the kitchen or in your bedroom, and you may not know it’s even there. Don’t let energy vampires eat up your home’s power and run up your energy bills! Protect your wallet from these phantom … Continue reading Gruesome Energy Guzzlers: Combatting Standby Power Waste in Your Home

How Do I Reduce My Energy Bill With Insulation?

How Do I Reduce My Energy Bill With Insulation?

Feb 21, 2018


Although Californians are lucky enough to have beautiful, temperate weather all year long, there are still those odd days that can either leave us chattering our teeth or wishing we could dive into the nearest body of water. On these days, our home HVAC systems are our best friends, warming or cooling our homes to … Continue reading How Do I Reduce My Energy Bill With Insulation?