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Radiant Barrier by PowerSave

Posted by Ryan Holck on December 22, 2020 in attic services Energy Savings Installs

Minimize Heating & Cooling Costs Radiant Barrier insulation reduces both summer heat gain and winter heat loss. Radiant barrier consists of a highly reflective, aluminum-clad material that reflects (or more specifically, re-emits) radiant heat rather than absorbing it. Radiant barrier insulation is a reflective insulation system that offers a permanent way to reduce energy costs,

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Solar Attic Fans

Posted by Ryan Holck on December 22, 2020 in attic services Energy Savings Installs

Cool Attic = Cool Home Solar attic fans are an active ventilation source that promote lower attic temperatures, saving energy by helping to reduce the amount of hours your AC unit needs to operate. Picture this: It’s sunny and 90 degrees outside — you’re having fun and enjoying the weather, but meanwhile, your attic is

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AirScape Whole House Fans

Posted by Ryan Holck on December 22, 2020 in attic services Energy Savings Installs

An Alternative to AC In California, we are blessed with fantastic weather. On the hottest of summer days, we enjoy cool evenings with low humidity. However, heat buildup during the day remains in the home throughout the night even when the temperature outside your home is cooler than the temperatures inside. This creates the need to run the Air Conditioner at night for comfort. Those

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Why Two Solar Systems with Identical Equipment can’t be Compared

Posted by YES on February 27, 2020 in Design Installs Solar Solar Inverters Solar Monitoring Solar Panels Support 1 Comment

Two neighbors can get solar systems with identical equipment installed. However, how much actual electricity their respective systems produce can differ. As an example, we recently installed rooftop solar systems for two neighbors in Pleasanton, California. They purchased identical equipment, consisting of: LG 365-watt DC rated solar panels Enphase IQ7+ Microinverters We will refer to

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San Francisco Solar Install

Posted by YES on November 29, 2018 in Enphase Installs LG

While San Francisco is often nicknamed “Fog City”, it is still possible to get good solar production in the City. However, with the many buildings, trees, and power lines densely packed in San Francisco, there is a lot of shading. If a group of solar panels are attached to one string inverter, and a single solar

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Morgan Hill, CA Solar Install

Posted by YES on January 26, 2018 in Enphase Installs Japan Solar

For our solar installs, we serve the entire Bay Area as well as the Central Valley areas directly to the east. This includes southern Santa Clara County, where the city of Morgan Hill is located. Here, we installed 19 Japan Solar all-black 280-watt panels. These panels are paired with 19 Enphase microinverters. We expect this

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San Ramon, CA Solar Install – Mitsubishi Solar Panels & Enphase Microinverters

Posted by YES on March 3, 2017 in Enphase Installs Solar Solar Monitoring

Solar install in San Ramon, California. This system consists of 25 Mitsubishi 270 watt panels and uses Enphase microinverters. We estimate this system to produce 9412 kilowatts in its first year, completely offsetting their electric usage. And so far, actual production is exceeding our projections by over 20%. With Enphase microinverters, there is no single

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Pleasanton, CA Solar Install

Posted by YES on February 3, 2017 in Installs Solar SolarEdge SunPower

Solar install in Pleasanton, California. This system consists of 22 all-black SunPower 335 watt panels paired with a SolarEdge inverter. Even with shading, we expect this system to produce 10,096 kilowatts of electricity in its first year. On a SolarEdge system, each panel contains an optimizer to individually maximize solar a production on a per-panel

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