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Long Island Solar Tour Reveals Trends in New York Solar Energy

Long Island Solar Tour Reveals Trends in New York Solar Energy

EcoOutfitters was so impressed by the recent National Solar Tour and Green Buildings Open House in our home region of Long Island, New York. We visited homes from shore to…read more +

Solar Energy State of Mind: What Is a “Typical” Solar Home?

Solar Energy State of Mind: What Is a “Typical” Solar Home?

What’s your idea of the “typical” solar home? You might think of a home powered by solar panels as a log cabin “off the grid” in an extremely rural area…read more +

Incentives Make the Difference in Solar Installations in California and Beyond

Incentives Make the Difference in Solar Installations in California and Beyond

In a recent post, we talked about how California accounts for 56% of our country’s residential solar power. While this information could indicate the state is living up to its…read more +

Can You Put Solar Panels on An Older Roof?

Can You Put Solar Panels on An Older Roof?

We previously mentioned that some houses just aren’t a perfect fit for solar PV arrays. And it’s a shame, because with solar leasing options available, a solar PV array could…read more +

Top 20 States for Cheap Solar Energy: Is Your State on the List?

Top 20 States for Cheap Solar Energy: Is Your State on the List?

If you’re thinking of moving to a place with a lower cost of living, are you factoring energy prices into your decision? Typically, expensive states (on average) like New York…read more +

Major Solar Installers Jump on Solar Leasing Bandwagon

Major Solar Installers Jump on Solar Leasing Bandwagon

You may have heard about solar leasing as an affordable option for homeowners who want to invest in solar panels but can’t afford the upfront costs. You may have even…read more +

Have Your Neighbors Gone Solar Yet?

Have Your Neighbors Gone Solar Yet?

It’s not an uncommon occurrence: First, you see a home improvement sign on the lawn down the block, noting, “Vinyl Siding Completed by ABC Home Improvements.” Just a few weeks…read more +

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