HERO Registered Contractor July Spotlight: Renova Solar

HERO Registered Contractor July Spotlight: Renova Solar

July 25th, 2016

Renova Solar, our featured contractor for the month of July, was the first company in North America to receive national accreditation from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABSEP). This award-winning company provides solar to …

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#EnergyWin Tip: How to Clean Solar Panels

July 21st, 2016

Although solar panels are incredibly low maintenance, they do need to be cleaned from time to time since a dirt film covering the modules can lead to a loss of energy production. You can hire a company …

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New Federal Housing Authority Policy Guidance Endorses PACE

New Federal Housing Authority Policy Guidance Endorses PACE

July 21st, 2016

This week, we welcomed the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) announcement of clear PACE guidance that will expand access to renewable energy, energy efficiency, and other home resiliency projects for American homeowners. The guidance balances national housing policy …

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President Obama Recommends PACE

July 19th, 2016

We’re excited to share that President Barack Obama announced his official support of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs (like the HERO Program) today! In the above video released by the White House, he explains why he …

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7 Ways to Conserve Water & Save Energy in the Backyard

7 Ways to Conserve Water & Save Energy in the Backyard

July 17th, 2016

For many of us, summer means hanging out in the backyard to play with kids or fire up the grill. It also means our water usage goes way up, doubling or even quadrupling, to help our landscaping …

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#EnergyWin Tip: How to Shut Off Solar Panels in an Emergency

July 14th, 2016

Solar panels, a wonderfully efficient way to power many homes, are essentially a self-sustaining system – but in the event of an extreme emergency such as a strong earthquake, the panels will still be producing power unless …

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Above & Beyond Award: American Vision Windows

July 12th, 2016

With 26 windows and three doors that needed replacing, Perris, CA homeowners Debra Smith and William Strunk knew it would be a big job, so they weren’t exactly looking forward to it. Yet their metal windows were …

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More Consumers & Contractors Choosing HERO For Strong Consumer Protections

July 11th, 2016

For all of us at HERO, it’s our number one priority to ensure every project is a success from start to finish. We want homeowners to be happy with their home improvement experience – and we also …

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Drought Tolerant Landscaping Turns Heads in Palmdale, CA

July 5th, 2016

Palmdale, CA homeowners Shane and Karie Purcell loved their beautiful green lawn, but as the historic California drought continued, it became all too clear that lush grass wasn’t the right choice for a desert climate. “Water was …

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Solaire Energy Systems Wins Above & Beyond Award

June 28th, 2016

“Summer was coming,” says Murrietta, CA homeowner Loreen Hasenin, “and I really had to get my electric bills under control.” She recently reunited with Genevieve Johnson, Director of Sales for Solaire Energy Systems, who had worked with …

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