Category Archives: Residential Solar

This Golden installation comes with golden hour photography

From the street, you’d never know this home has 17 solar panels on the rear slope of its roof. This lovely Golden, Colorado home was a perfect fit for an almost invisible solar installation, because the rear slope just had so much space to work with. This homeowner reports an average of 500 kWh per […]

Check out this 27 panel solar installation in Fort Collins

This home didn’t have a huge roof to work with, but we still managed to squeeze 27 total solar panels onto the roof. Luckily, this house gets a ton of direct sunlight, there are no trees obstructing the skyline, and the homeowner wanted the maximum bang for his buck. One thing to note when installing […]

Two houses in Castle Rock get solar power

Let’s start with the big boy of the group. This is a fairly large solar installation, but some families just have a larger need. This one was 36 total panels, and this homeowner has reported peak generation of 1,320 kWh in a single month. Some houses with more roof area can handle more panels, and […]

How an Arvada, Colorado community turned their suburbs to solar

The suburbs. When you conjure up images of cul-de-sacs and basketball hoops on the street, you’re probably not thinking about solar panels. This project started with one home in Arvada in 2019. We showed up and installed a 5kW system on a roof, and the family was absolutely amazed at how they easy the process […]

Top 3 Reasons Why Going Solar is Good for the Earth

Happy Earth Day! Scientists have projected that the ️sun produces enough energy in one-tenth of a second to provide for the entire planet’s power consumption needs for 600 years. It is imperative that we do all we can to harness this energy and the numerous environmental benefits that go along with it. As we celebrate […]

Thirsty??  Well, Going Solar Saves Water

Ahhh. . .sweet, sweet water.  Warm showers in the morning, relaxing dips in the pool, ice cold lemonade on a hot day, and beautiful beach backgrounds for your sandy feet selfies. How about clean clothes, clean dishes, and filling up Fido’s bowl? Did you know it takes 240 gallons of water to make a cell […]

What’s the I-300 Denver Green Roof Initiative?

The Denver Green Roof Initiative has Officially Made the November Ballot.   The Denver Green Roof Initiative is a grassroots campaign comprised solely of volunteers.  This initiative would create a new building code requiring large buildings (over 25,000 square feet) across Denver to dedicate a portion of their roof to solar or vegetation.   FAQs: […]

No Cash?  No Problem! 

Some Information About the Fannie Mae HomeStyle Energy Program There is no question that going solar dramatically reduces energy bills and adds significant value to a home. But what if you are a homeowner without cash on hand to pay for your solar energy system upfront?  Is it still possible to take advantage of these energy benefits? Yes, it […]

“HAIL” Yeah! – Hail Storms are No Match for Solar Panels

As you may recall (or may not want to recall), Denver and its surrounding suburbs were the victim of a massive storm earlier this year that catapulted “baseball” sized hail onto the city resulting in a record breaking 1.4 billion dollars in damages. It shattered car windows, destroyed building roofs, tore apart trees, and wreaked […]

Looming Tariffs Raise Solar Panel Prices and Threaten 2,000 Colorado Solar Energy Jobs

A recent decision by a US Trade Panel found that solar power imports are a threat to the domestic industry. The panel proposed a remedy through tariffs that will go in front of President Trump for approval. Our Governor, John Hickenlooper, along with 3 other governors, urged the commission not to support the tariffs citing […]