Consider AC Modules for Solar Power on Your Home

Consider AC Modules for Solar Power on Your Home

Module suppliers have developed modules that convert DC power to AC power at the module. This white paper explores the advantages that an AC solar power module offers to homeowners and solar integrators. With an AC configuration, solar power modules...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Helios Solar Works


How to Select High-Quality Solar Modules

How to Select High-Quality Solar Modules

Once you've made the decision to add solar power to your home, it's time to consider choosing the best solar modules available in the market. Like many other high-tech devices, subtle differences in design, components and manufacturing can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to solar modules.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Helios Solar Works


The Benefits of Residential Solar Power

The Benefits of Residential Solar Power

Incorporating residential solar power may be cheaper and easier than you think.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Introduction to Residential Solar Power

Introduction to Residential Solar Power

Homeowners can save utility costs and reduce their environmental impact by using the power of the sun.

Type: White Paper




Learning About Photovoltaic Systems

Learning About Photovoltaic Systems

Home photovoltaic systems convert light energy directly into electricity and offer consumers the ability to generate electricity in a clean, quiet, and reliable way.

Type: Fact Sheet




Estimating PV System Size and Cost

Estimating PV System Size and Cost

Photovoltaic energy generating systems (PV systems) convert the sun's energy directly into electricity and can be off-grid or grid-connected. Both types of systems require specific components such as PV modules, inverter, and battery storage, and the final cost of the system depends on the sizing of the modules.

Type: Fact Sheet




Federal Solar Tax Credits: Residential FAQs

Federal Solar Tax Credits: Residential FAQs

A 30% federal income tax credit is available to homeowners who install qualified residential solar energy systems before 12/31/2016.

Type: Fact Sheet




Colorado Homeowner Preferences on Energy and Environmental Policy

Colorado Homeowner Preferences on Energy and Environmental Policy

Colorado homeowners follow national trends in preferring renewable energy over conventional energy sources. An extensive survey showed residents would most frequently select photovoltaic, wind and passive solar energy.

Type: Special Report




Solar Electricity for Your Home

Solar Electricity for Your Home

This brochure describes the benefits of using solar electricity in your home.

Type: Brochure




Moving Toward Zero Energy Homes in California:

Moving Toward Zero Energy Homes in California: "Green" House Effect Makes Sense in the Golden State

The New American Home, an annual project that is focused on the future of homebuilding, features the latest marketable technologies. This particular home was created and monitored in California.

Type: Brochure




Northern Texas Builds Its First Zero Energy Home. Building America

Northern Texas Builds Its First Zero Energy Home. Building America

This fact sheet describes the first Zero Energy Home built in northern Texas. It describes the energy efficiency features and their advantages.

Type: Fact Sheet




17 Things You Can Do To Green A New Building

17 Things You Can Do To Green A New Building

The single most important thing you can do to build green is to size the building appropriately. A small building uses less materials and energy.

Type: Brochure





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