Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Garden Grove Solar

Garden Grove Solar Panel Businesses – Choosing The Right One Installing solar panels is becoming much more common every day. Many people are jumping into everything solar from solar water heaters, heating their swimming pool with solar panels, and of course powering their homes and businesses. This is an industry that has come a long […]

Our Chevy Volt Runs On Solar Energy

We’d like to take a moment to introduce the newest member of the AMECO Solar team…our Chevy Volt! The bright and bold design — done by Iconography Studios over in Los Alamitos — highlights the fact that our brand new electric car is powered by solar energy. Each evening, we plug in the electric car […]

Solar Industry Magazine: Frustrated Installers Say Permitting Holds Back The U.S. Solar Market

More than one-third of U.S. solar installers believe that permitting requirements are limiting market growth, according to a new nationwide study conducted by Clean Power Finance. The study, which the company says is the largest of its kind to date, provides quantifiable evidence of the negative effects that complex permitting regulations have on U.S. solar installers […]

Winners of Los Angeles Solar Video Contest Announced

Environment California announced the winners of its first-ever “Sunlight. Camera. Action” video contest in which contestants submitted two-minute videos making the case for Los Angeles to become a world-class solar leader. Congratulations to Alex Loverde on his first place finish. His video, It’s Time,  reflects the fact that LA is a city in the sun, perfect for […]

County Launches Solar Map Upgrade; LA County Solar Map and Green Planning Tool

New features include upgraded calculator with cost benefit analysis, and the addition of solar hot water and efficiency projects.  Mobile access to solar information is also added. (Los Angeles, Oct. 17, 2012) – Los Angeles County and Energy Upgrade California are pleased to announce the launch of the LA County Solar Map and Green Planning Tool, http://solarmap.lacounty.gov, […]

Faster Solar Installs With AMECO Solar!

Solar photovoltaic panels can be installed on many different types of roofs. They can be flush mounted as well as tilted up. Whenever possible it is best to install solar panel mounts while a home is being re-roofed. Composition shingle roofs are the easiest to work with. Tile roofs are more challenging and carrying solar panels […]

How Does Solar Swimming Pool Heating Work?

Solar swimming pool heating is the most cost-effective application of solar energy. Unglazed collectors (solar panels), which are the simplest and least expensive of all collectors, are used almost universally for heating outdoor pools and spas. The heating system itself is normally already required for pools, regardless of whether a solar heating system is added. […]

AMECO Solar: The Advantages of Photovoltaic Power

Photovoltaic solar power is one of the most promising renewable energy sources in the world. Compared to nonrenewable sources such as coal, gas, oil, and nuclear, the advantages are clear: it’s totally non-polluting, has no moving parts to break down, and does not require much maintenance. A very important characteristic of photovoltaic power generation is […]