The Best Time for Solar? Now!

Jan 29, 2019

It’s no secret that utility rates are increasing, continuing an upward trend. If you haven’t considered solar energy, this is an important time to learn about solar energy and see the specific savings renewable energy may offer you. Why learn

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Solar FAQ: What is an Annual True-Up Statement

Jan 22, 2019

 2019 is a great year to be thinking about solar. Many Byers Family clients ask us about solar and how this translates into savings. When you install a solar energy system, your utility company balances the amount of power

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Pantone Color of The Year 2019

Jan 18, 2019

Every year Pantone announces a color of the year. This color sets the color trends for clothing, home decor, and design. After their announcement, it doesn’t take long before the color starts showing up everywhere. Pantone has announced that the

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Why Going Solar Makes Sense: More Now Than Ever

Jan 17, 2019

Off the Grid Report by Sandy Philpott For those who you who have not read my previous articles, I live on an off-grid sustainable ranch above the South Yuba Canyon near French Corral. My husband Jeffrey and I built Red

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Thinking About Solar? Here’s the Skinny on NEM

Jan 08, 2019

In California, your utility company provides Net Energy Metering (NEM). Net Energy Metering helps you to reduce your monthly electric bill with the energy you generate from your own solar energy system (rooftop or ground mount). The difference between what

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Jan 06, 2019

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home The New Year is here! When thinking about the New Year it often brings up thoughts about fresh starts and clean slates! Many people set New Year’s resolutions for many aspects of their

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Is 2019 the Best Ever Year to Go Solar?

Jan 04, 2019

We think 2019 is an exceptional time for solar. Here’s why Byers Solar thinks that 2019 is a stand-out year for solar and answers to some frequently asked questions: Why are residential solar panels so much more affordable now than

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Greening Your Holiday Clean-Up

Dec 26, 2018

While we enjoy brightening up the holiday with lights, decorations, and gifts, this often leaves us with some cleaning dilemmas to confront as we prepare for the New Year. At Byers, we are big on repurposing, recycling and keeping our

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What do you put in your Winter Safety Vehicle Kit?

Dec 21, 2018

Do you have a Winter Safety Vehicle Kit? The holiday season is filled with many fun winter activities like visiting friends and family or heading to the mountains for fun in the snow. There are more people on the road this time of

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Off the Grid: Home for the Holidays

Dec 12, 2018

by Sandy Philpott At Red Tail Springs Ranch, with the holidays approaching and family gatherings, we enjoy living off-grid and are constantly discovering new ways to experience the comforts and joys of the season. One of our favorite traditions is

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