The 3 Types of Onsite Commercial Solar Installations

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News|

When you decide to move forward with solar for your business, the placement and type of commercial solar installation are usually determined by the physical characteristics of your site. This video overviews the three typical onsite solar installation methods, including rooftop solar systems, ground-mounted arrays and carport solar panels. It also covers some of the reasons [...]

How Businesses Can Achieve Their Corporate Sustainability Goals with Solar

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News|

Many of America’s biggest and most successful businesses have gone solar to achieve corporate sustainability goals to reduce operating costs and their carbon footprint. The list includes industry giants like Wal-Mart, Target, Apple, IKEA, Macy’s, FedEx, Verizon, General Motors, L’Oreal and others. And every day, more companies, both large and small, are investing in solar as [...]

What Is Green Building?: Explaining Eco-Friendly Construction

By | June 9th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News|

What is green building? Simply put, it’s the environmentally-conscious construction (and operation) of buildings.  For many good reasons, green construction is becoming more and more common. Several of these are outlined in a recent article from Smart Cities Dive. But before we get to those, let’s first understand the kinds of building practices considered to be [...]

Overcoming Commercial Solar Savings Myopia: How to See Long-Range Benefits More Clearly

By | June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, Videos|

People who are nearsighted typically find it more difficult to read road signs or see distant objects clearly. It’s a condition easily corrected with the right pair of prescription lenses. But those looking to purchase a new commercial solar panel system may not even recognize they have a form of “investment myopia” that’s preventing them from [...]

Sustainable Business Practices and Your Bottom Line

By | May 18th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

When a money-minded publication like Fortune says “Like it or not, sustainability is now the core of your business,” you know a seismic shift in corporate social responsibility is taking place. The fact that some businesses are not yet sure what that looks like for them is irrelevant. The point is, when sustainable business practices benefit [...]

The Benefits of Solar Energy Remain—Investors Want Sustainable Companies

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

While the news has been heavy with reports on the US government's de-emphasis on the environment, the benefits of solar energy remain unchanged. There may be less top-down pressure on companies to go carbon neutral, but customers and investors increasingly demand a triple bottom line commitment. Climate Change and Business Strategy are Hard to Untangle Companies [...]

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Business Energy Costs

By | May 7th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

You may not think all that much about paying your electric bill every month. And if you do, well, that’s just the cost of doing business, right? Nuh-uh. Take just a moment to consider the energy you’re likely paying for that no one in your office is using, and you’ll definitely want to find smart ways [...]

How Business Is Defining the Future of Clean Energy

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

Visionary solutions to climate change are more likely to come out of a board room than a legislative chamber. According to a recent article published byGreenBiz, corporate clean energy initiatives are expected to be the near-term driving force toward adopting clean, affordable energy choices. The article is an excerpt from a larger report (The State of [...]

How Long Does a Commercial Solar Panel Warranty Last?

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News|

How long do commercial solar panels typically last before requiring maintenance? What measures can be taken to prevent malfunction? Whether your business currently utilizes commercial solar panels or is considering making the switch to solar technology, this article by Solar Power World will give you a helpful rundown on standard solar panel warranty policy. Anticipating one [...]

Beyond Solar Panel Efficiency: 4 Important Considerations When Evaluating Solar Panels

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

As you evaluate your solar panel options, you may come across the term “solar panel efficiency.” But what does that phrase really mean? How much does solar panel efficiency really matter in the long run? Is it the only thing, or are there other characteristics of commercial solar panels to be aware of when evaluating and comparing [...]