24 06, 2017

Water and Energy: Solar Conserves a Precious Resource

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar|0 Comments

The modern world runs on a partnership between water and energy production. Conventional energy sources use a tremendous amount of water to produce electricity, and — in addition — it takes a lot of energy to make drinkable water. A water shortage can mean a crisis for the energy industry. But the good news is that [...]

21 06, 2017

The 3 Types of Onsite Commercial Solar Installations

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Business Feed|0 Comments

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 [...]

18 06, 2017

Solar 101: How Does Solar Energy Work?

By | June 18th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar|0 Comments

Our sun is a naturally occurring nuclear reactor. It releases tiny packets of energy called photons, which travel the 93 million miles from the sun to Earth in about eight-and-a-half minutes. Every hour, enough photons impact our planet to theoretically satisfy global energy needs for an entire year. However, solar-generated power currently accounts for just four-tenths [...]

15 06, 2017

How Businesses Can Achieve Their Corporate Sustainability Goals with Solar

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 06, 2017

Should I Put Solar Panels on My House?

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar|0 Comments

If you’re thinking about going solar, you’re probably wondering: Is solar cost effective? Is my roof suitable for solar panels? Will solar energy generate enough electricity to power my home? Who makes the best solar panels? But first, it's important to explore if solar panels for your home make sense. Here are some key questions we [...]

11 06, 2017

Limited Time Offer Solar Financing For Homeowners!

By | June 11th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, Promotion|0 Comments

Home Solar Rates Are Heating Up. At Solar Technologies we offer a variety of solar financing options so that every homeowner can save with solar regardless of their budget or credit history. From solar lease to solar loan, cash purchase to the PACE program we'll find the right financing solution so you can start saving now. For A Limited [...]

9 06, 2017

What Is Green Building?: Explaining Eco-Friendly Construction

By | June 9th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed|0 Comments

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 [...]

6 06, 2017

How Much Energy Does a Solar Panel Produce?

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar|0 Comments

Homeowners shopping for solar often ask us: How much energy does a solar panel produce? It’s a good question because it will help you calculate how many solar panels you'll need to power your home. Depending upon its wattage, a single solar panel only makes enough electricity to power a lightbulb for a few hours, but [...]

3 06, 2017

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

By | June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Business Feed|0 Comments

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 [...]

31 05, 2017

Why Go Solar Now? Savings and Other Solar Energy Benefits

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Going Solar|0 Comments

When you see solar on your neighbor’s roof does it make you want to go solar too? Maybe your neighbor told you his new solar system helped put a big dent in his electric bill, and you’re thinking going solar could be a nice benefit for your family too. But then you think electricity rates aren't [...]