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Dispelling Common Myths About Solar Energy for Business

The future of solar energy for business keeps getting brighter. Despite numerous benefits, many organizations still have concerns about solar energy and how well photovoltaic (PV) panels work on a commercial basis. I don’t have the space. It’s too cloudy on our property. Isn’t it expensive?Don’t let these common myths about solar energy prevent your business from missing out on energy savings and cost benefits. Below, our solar experts shine... Read More

Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC): What Businesses Need to Know

The federal solar tax credit, also known as the solar investment tax credit (ITC) allows businesses to deduct 30 percent of the cost to install a solar energy system from federal taxes. Falling under the umbrella of the Business Energy Investment Tax Credit, it applies to both residential and commercial solar systems and can offer a significant factor in helping companies make the decision to go solar.Why is the Solar Investment Tax Credit important... Read More

Solar Energy Services In the News

KMB Design Group, a Solar Energy Services and Engineering Company, delivers all the latest news about solar. Our goal is to provide information, knowledge and resources in the exciting and constantly evolving photovoltaic industry. Take a look at the renewable energy developments trending today.California’s solar energy grid survived the eclipse without incidentSolar power provides 10 percent of California’s energy supply, which meant... Read More

6 Ways Solar Design Engineers Can Help Make Your Commercial Solar Project a Reality

Going solar is a dream for many businesses. Their goal is not only to generate power more efficiently and save money in the long run, but to move to the forefront of an energy revolution. However, it can be challenging to know how to start and who can help. As a leading consulting firm in renewable energy, our solar design engineers can help make this dream a reality.Last year was a record year for solar and we will continue to keep moving forward.... Read More

Improving Sustainability with Commercial Solar Canopies

As one of the fastest growing trends in the renewable energy market, commercial solar canopies are positively impacting businesses from coast to coast. All across the United States, companies are choosing to tap into the power of the sun typically lost to blacktop surfaces in parking lots.What is a Commercial Solar Canopy?Typically installed in parking lots, commercial solar canopies are elevated structures that host solar panels. These panels provide... Read More

A Look Back at the Most Impactful Commercial Solar Moments of 2016

2016 was an impactful year for commercial solar. And trends continue to point toward the growth of clean energy. Because of this, 2017 is setting the stage to be the biggest year yet. Here’s a brief look at some of the top commercial solar stories from the past year that made the news.Record Year in SolarFor solar energy, 2016 was a year to remember. A landmark moment occurred in February 2016, when the one millionth solar PV system was installed... Read More

Benefits of Commercial Solar Hot Water Systems in Hospitality

For those in hospitality who operate hotels, restaurants and recreational properties, going green is simply the right thing to do. However, if you can go green and get a good return on your investment, it’s even better. Since water heating is the largest use for energy in the hospitality industry (it makes up nearly a third of total energy usage) virtually anyone can take advantage of commercial solar hot water systems.Why Choose Commercial Solar... Read More

Commercial Solar: An Important Piece of the Power-Saving Puzzle for Businesses

We’re constantly reading in the news about big companies across the country who have made the switch (hello free publicity) to solar. But you don’t have to be a high-profile business to invest in photovoltaic power. As adoption rates continue to increase for residential solar energy, commercial solar power has the potential to save even small to mid-sized building owners and businesses even more money every year. Making the move to commercial... Read More

Commercial Solar: The Smart Investment for Businesses

Energy consumption is one of the largest expenses for any commercial property, representing approximately one-third of typical operating budgets and accounting for almost 20 percent of the nation’s annual greenhouse gas emissions. With this in mind, commercial solar installations are not only an effective means to reduce operating costs, but also an opportunity to increase property value, enhance the comfort of tenants and create a new source of... Read More

Common Questions To Ask Your Solar Consulting NY Company

Shopping for commercial solar can feel overwhelming, because at first glance many companies may look the same. How can you tell them apart and choose the right solar firm and system for you? We’ve put together a list of 20 questions to ask every solar consulting NY company to help you make the best decision for your business.Ask These Top 20 Questions When Deciding on a Solar Consulting NY FirmHow do solar panels work?What specific type of solar... Read More