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Is a Solar Parking Canopy Right For Your Organization?

A solar parking canopy provides shade for cars and generates clean, sustainable energy. But does this dual purpose PV installation make sense for your organization? Solar Parking Canopy: Does It Make Sense?The benefits of going solar are greater than ever and organizations ready to benefit both financially and environmentally are looking for ways to share in the savings. Below we’ll uncover the benefits of installing a solar parking canopy and... Read More

Solar Energy Usage – Today and for the Future

Businesses and consumers alike are more focused today on sustainability and ecological responsibility. Solar energy usage today is one of many green initiatives that require numerous efforts to improve the environment and reduce carbon footprints:Reduction in the use of paperRecycling to avoid the impact of landfillsEnergy conservation – more efficient appliances and automobilesElectric vehicles – hybrids or totally electric cars and trucks... Read More

How the New U.S. Solar Tariff Could Affect Commercial Renewable Energy

A drastic new tariff on imported solar panels could have a profound effect on commercial renewable energy. Let’s take a look at what that could mean for businesses throughout the United States.Will the Solar Tariff Cloud the Future for Commercial Renewable Energy?Over the past decade, the future for commercial renewable energy outlook has been very bright. Thanks in part to the 2006 Solar Investment Tax Credit, solar has experienced an average... Read More

Maximizing Commercial Energy Efficiency

For businesses, energy conservation efforts not only benefit the ROI but extend beyond the bottom line into the realm of industry reputation, social responsibility and building health. Today, corporate competition requires more than fancy fliers and quality service. Now, more than ever, consumers want to know how a business is impacting the environment and desires to see commercial energy efficiency practices set in place.Motivating Commercial Energy... Read More

Emergency Backup Power Solutions That Deliver

In the wake of recent natural disasters, standby emergency backup power solutions are becoming more important than ever for municipalities and businesses within. Already mandated in many locations for “mission-critical” necessities such as water and sewer facilities, other vital roles have recently captured the attention necessary for reliable power needs. From public safety communications to solar energy to information technologies, cities today... Read More

What Happens to Solar Energy Usage During A Power Outage?

In the event of a blackout, seemingly basic necessities, such as keeping the lights on, powering the cash register or even just charging a cell phone, become essential. Many business owners, however, don’t have the appropriate source of backup power when the grid goes down during a power outage. Even sustainable businesses that rely on solar energy usage for their day-to-day electricity needs may end up losing power if their system doesn’t include... 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

Does the Eclipse Affect Solar Power? KMB Consulting Firm in the Solar Energy Industry Has the Answer

With Monday’s total solar eclipse on the horizon, many are wondering if (and how) an eclipse will affect solar power. KMB, a top Consulting Firm in the Solar Energy Industry, has your answers about this phenomenon. When the moon passes in front of the sun during an eclipse, it will, indeed, test how well the country’s grid can handle an unprecedented interruption in solar-power production. As the first to cover the United States coast-to-coast... Read More

Debunking 5 Myths About Commercial Solar Energy Services

In our last blog, we identified that just last year, the U.S. doubled its rate of solar power growth. And according to Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research, solar was considered the number one source of new electricity generation ahead of natural gas and coal. With growing stats like these, it can be exciting to consider commercial solar power for your own business. We also realize there may be some questions along the way.... Read More

A Bright Future: Commercial Solar Power Solutions for Educational Facilities

Utility costs are one of the few areas of a school’s budget that is difficult to trim without negatively affecting the student experience. Because of this, a growing number of administrators have been exploring the benefits of commercial solar power solutions for their educational facilities.Many school buildings have flat, large rooftops (ideal for rooftop solar photovoltaic) making them a good candidate for solar conversion, especially those... Read More