Shining More Light on Energy Efficiency and Green Building

Solar Gift

This article was contributed by Samantha Alexander, contributor to the blog. The blog serves as a resource center for insurance consumers and homebuyers across the country. Going solar produces obvious benefits for the environment and for your pocketbook – you already know you can save money while eliminating or at least reducing your… read more

Adventures with Solar panels

We have wanted to go GREEN for years and thought we could never afford to. But, met David Kingery and Real Good Solar and we were sold and were able to achieve our dream of having a solar home. So excited about our new adventures with Solar panels! Thanks, Dave! Related posts: Showing environmental heart… read more

A green opportunity

We’re looking forward to becoming solar powered energy efficient in October through Real Goods Solar! This is an excellent “green” opportunity to support clean, renewable electricity and provide for future energy savings. Related posts: Showing environmental heart An obvious decision Getting solar in New England Green Home on a Budget… read more

We love the sun!

I grew up on the beaches in Florida and my wife grew up on the rocky coast of Sweden. Our daughters have grown up loving the sunshine in Colorado. We have always been thinking of ways to recycle, reuse, and conserve to make the world a better place for our children. We have been considering… read more

Bicycle Commute Timelapse

One of our engineers made this fun timelapse of his daily bike commute in honor of bike to work day! Enjoy. Related posts: Bike-Friendly Cities in the USA Good news for the bills, economy, and environment Putting knowledge to use in the northeast Home Composting 101… read more

Solar energy is boom

Solar energy is boom. I am always eager to save electricity generated from sources affecting our environment and generating electricity using renewable sources preferably solar. My passion for saving electricity and using solar energy started from my school days after knowing the importance of saving electricity and going green. I have electric bike and would… read more

Going green never looked better

As a recent retiree wanting to maximize my fixed income, Real Goods presented an offer too good to pass up – no out-of-pocket money, a locked-in electric rate for 20 years at a rate lower than CL+P, no maintenance of the system. Not wanting to have a roof mounted system, Real Goods offered a ground-mounted… read more

I want to do my part for the environment

I want to do my part for the environment. I’ve been a member of Sierra Club and Nature Conservancy. I try to recycle as much as I can. My solar unit’s break even period is 10 to 11 years because I’m frugal on the thermostat but I feel going solar is the next step in… read more

Consumption Habits and the Ideas of Less and More

“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” Revisited Of the three ingredients in the environmental movement’s “reduce, reuse, recycle” mantra, “reduce” is most often overlooked. “Reuse” is celebrated by a culture of artists who transform would-be trash into sculptures, mosaics or birdhouses, and by a niche market of products that extend other goods’ lives (for example, a plastic bag… read more

Impacting global warming with solar panels

We care deeply about global warming and try our best to conserve, reuse, recycle when we can….however, it feels like there is always so much more to do. A number of years ago, my wife was trained to lead the the Climate Change presentations by Al Gore. Learning the science of global warming, and educating… read more

Why we chose Real Goods Solar

Six years ago I moved to Colorado to join a startup a renewable energy company. I have been gratified to have a new career direction that I believe will have a positive impact our environment. In the past year, though, as dedicated as I was to building a business with sustainability as its core value,… read more