Why (and How) the Grid of the Future Will Change Source: EcoOutfitters.net Post Written by DawnAllcot “We live in a global world … and the fact is, if everybody on the planet lived like we do in America, we’d need 10 planet Earths. This is a sad fact, but, unfortunately, we’re all going to have to…

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Maplewood Homes Adds Energy Center Award to its Accolades The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) and Helio Energy Solutions won the 2011 Energy All-Star Award for Outstanding Innovation in a Building Project.  The California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) recognized HACSB’s Maplewood Homes for creating a sustainable and clean environment through…

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#SolarChat Focuses on Solar Financing, ROI and Customer Needs   Source: EcoOutfitters.net April 5, 2012 What happens when a group of solar installers from across the country get together to discuss how best to serve the solar market — with simplified proposals, easy-to-compare estimates, and pitches that really relate to what the customer wants? If…

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Part 3 of a 3 part series briefing Western Riverside property owners on solar financing now available through the largest U.S. property accessed clean energy (PACE) program. Electricity is a growing expense for many businesses; taking up to 30 percent of a typical office building’s operating costs. With energy rates expected to continue to rise,…

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Findings based on price per watt and installation time among top companies in the state Helio Energy Solutions delivers the highest value in home solar in California, according to an independent consumer study of all major solar power installers in the state. Figures released this month by PV Solar Report, a daily digest for California’s…

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Part 2 of a 3 part series briefing Western Riverside property owners on solar financing now available through the largest U.S. property accessed clean energy (PACE) program. Commercial buildings in Western Riverside County are participating in one of the nation’s largest campaigns for clean energy and Helio Energy Solutions is a part of it. The…

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Part 1 of a 3 part series briefing Western Riverside property owners on solar financing now available through the largest U.S. property accessed clean energy (PACE) program. There’s never been a better time for homeowners in Western Riverside County to go solar. The Western Riverside Council of Governments has launched the nation’s largest PACE financing…

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“Imagine being able to shrink your utility bill, or knowing the optimal size and cost-effectiveness of solar panels for your home, or verifying that energy-efficiency retrofit investments have successfully paid for themselves over time.  Far too often these and similarly important—and potentially money-saving—opportunities are unavailable to us.  Why?  Because consumers haven’t had standard, routine, easy-to-understand…

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What You Need To Know When Shopping For a Home Solar System By Scott Gordon SVP, Sales, Helio Energy Solutions I consider myself among the lucky. I had the good fortune to land a job in solar sales way back in 2007. Back then, times were simpler. The majority of my customers paid for their…

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The Maplewood Homes Community, a development of The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB), has received this year’s Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits “Development of Distinction” award for outstanding achievement in the Renewable Energy category.  The project was designed and constructed by Helio Energy Solutions, an integrated energy solutions company based in…

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Source:  EcoOutfitters.net Reporter:  Dawn Allcot Final post in this series on Smart Meters and Solar by EcoOutfitters featuring Scott Gordon, Vice President of  Residential Sales for Helio Energy Solutions. In this, the final of our four-part series on smart meters and solar PV arrays (start here), we’re going to address one of three dangers Helio…

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Source:  EcoOutfitters.net Reporter:  Dawn Allcot Third in a series of four posts on Smart Meters and Solar by EcoOutfitters featuring Scott Gordon, Vice President of  Residential Sales for Helio Energy Solutions. There’s a lot of false information out there about smart meters. Some groups claim microwave radiation from smart meters can cause cancer and other…

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Source:  EcoOutfitters.net Reporter:  Dawn Allcot Second in a series of four posts on Smart Meters and Solar featuring Scott Gordon, Vice President of  Residential Sales for Helio Energy Solutions. If you began reading this blog post with another question in mind, you’re not alone. Rather than wondering if a smart meter will work with a…

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