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SunPower, KB Home debut OneRoof — a solar PV system designed for new homes

SunPower, KB Home debut OneRoof — a solar PV system designed for new homes

June 22, 2020 at 10:30 am 0 comments

KB Home will be the first homebuilder to offer SunPower’s new OneRoof product at its Ashbury new-home community in the San Francisco Bay Area. The first-of-its-kind SunPower OneRoof system is being pitched as a durable, attractive and cost-effective solar roofing product for the new-home market. KB Home has been intoRead More

Fourth Wave Energy acquired by Pierre Corp., will be expanding its net-zero, geo-solar construction services

Fourth Wave Energy acquired by Pierre Corp., will be expanding its net-zero, geo-solar construction services

March 30, 2020 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

Pierre Corp., a California-based publicly traded company has acquired 100 percent of Fourth Wave Energy (FWE) of Colorado in an all-stock transaction. FWE is a geo/solar climate change solutions company founded and managed by a team of leading Colorado and Silicon Valley alternative energy engineers, executives, and financial professionals. TheRead More

California approves Aurora Solar’s solar assessment tool for new home construction

California approves Aurora Solar’s solar assessment tool for new home construction

March 10, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Aurora Solar, the solar industry’s leading software platform for distributed solar (and sponsor of this year’s Rooftop Report), is the first—and currently only—to formally receive the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) certification as an approved solar assessment tool for solar access verification for new home construction. As of January 1st ofRead More

SunStreet, Lennar and NAHB to demo a solar home at the International Builder’s Show

SunStreet, Lennar and NAHB to demo a solar home at the International Builder’s Show

January 27, 2020 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

SunStreet Energy Group, the only solar power company designed for homebuilders by a homebuilder, is teaming up with National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) to demonstrate high-performance residential solar at Cortona, a single-family production community by Lennar, during the Green Home Tour at this week’s International Builder’s Show (IBS). Hosted byRead More

Off-grid smart home developer Dvele explains its solar design strategy

Off-grid smart home developer Dvele explains its solar design strategy

January 13, 2020 at 2:22 pm 1 comment

Out of the ashes of the Ventura County, Calif., fires, new life comes from Dvele, the modern prefab smart home producer. Dvele employs a holistic building science practice that considers physics, biology and chemistry to ensure that its homes exceed third-party certifications for quality, health, and efficiency. The homes Dvele producesRead More

Four real estate trends for 2020 (and where solar fits in)

Four real estate trends for 2020 (and where solar fits in)

January 8, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

As is the case with any industry, there are numerous changes that occur within real estate from year to year. From increasing housing prices to decreasing mortgage rates, and everything in between, it’s important for investors, lawyers, and other professionals to be well-versed. The quality of long-term knowledge will helpRead More

The allure of energy storage in today’s wildfire-ravaged climate

The allure of energy storage in today’s wildfire-ravaged climate

November 13, 2019 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

Part IV of Solar Builder’s excellent Countdown to 2020 series about California’s new home solar mandate included this statement: “Speakers at the California Solar Power Expo… expect homebuilders to skip solar-only systems to comply with the Title 24 mandate and go straight to solar + storage systems.” Is that expectationRead More