We have had a lot of discussion on recent Approved Home Pro radio and TV shows about solar and net metering, so I wanted to break it down to basics. What is Net Energy Metering? Net Energy Metering is a program with the utility company that means when you over produce power from your solar system, the unused kilowatts are stored back in the grid, sort of like a bank account.
<<< MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2015 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >>> Milholland Solar & Electric explains Net Energy Metering, and how if you go solar now, you can be earning energy credits to use during the summer months to offset high air-conditioning bills.
<<< SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> In addition to wiping out your own power bill, going solar helps the community by putting more energy back on the grid through arrangements like Net Energy Metering.
At The Approved Home Pro Show, we talk a lot about going solar, being your own power company and generally lowering your dependence on the grid. Sometimes those conversations get complex and can be confusing. Today, let's take it back to the beginning with this great infographic by Sarah Gerrity at energy.gov that outlines exactly how the power grid works.
<<< SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> Solar expert Phil Edwards from Jamar Power Systems explains how to get the right size solar system for your needs.
<<< MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >>> Now is the time to go solar! Solar expert Brian Milholland from Milholland Solar & Electric explains how to build up energy credits now through Net Energy Metering to offset expensive utility bills in the summer months.
Approved Home Pro Milholland Solar and Electric had a ribbon cutting and 25th anniversary celebration at their new facility in El Cajon on Thursday, January 22. Dignitaries from the cities of El Cajon and Santee were on hand, as were representatives from the Chamber of Commerce and many more.
<<< SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> Milholland Solar & Electric explains Net Energy Metering, the 1-to-1 kilowatt arrangement solar customers can get with the power company, and how it isn't going to always be beneficial to consumers.
<<< SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014 on KOGO AM 600 >>> Heating, air and solar experts Mauzy Heating, Air & Solar share the most energy efficient way to heat your home. Dual fuel heating paired with a solar system can heat your home and give your freedom from the power company.
<<< SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2014 on KOGO AM 600 >>> Ever had someone come to your door and try to sell you a solar energy system? One of the top solar installers in the country, Milholland Solar & Electric explains why high pressure sales is not the way to go solar.
<<< SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014 on KOGO AM 600 >>> Going solar isn't a one-stop solution to high energy bills. Mauzy Heating, Air & Solar shows us how a whole home approach can help you get the right sized solar system and save money with a high-efficiency heating and cooling system at the same time.