Tag: solar power

Solar is Hot: The Rise of Residential Solar Systems and Roofs

From marginal to mainstream, the interest in residential solar systems is booming. That’s due in part to a recent decision in California, which requires all new homes in the state to include residential solar systems beginning in 2020. That landmark decision is helping drive solar adoption not only in California, but throughout the country.  In… ( read more )

How Solar Panels are Attached to Metal Roofs

In most cases, installing a solar energy system requires screws in the roof to attach the rail upon which the solar panels sit. Homeowners worry a lot about poking screw holes in their roofs. I get it. I’m a homeowner too.  I’m here to tell you, don’t worry. New England Clean Energy has been installing… ( read more )

Reducing Carbon Footprint: Why Metal Roofs Are Best in Class in RI

One of the many environmental benefits of protecting your home with a metal roof in RI is reduced carbon footprint. If you depend on electricity to run your HVAC system and light up your interior, then you affect the environment, and not in a good way. While most American households are guilty of this, you… ( read more )