2019 Texas Roofing Conference A big THANK YOU to everyone for visiting our booth at the “2019 Texas Roofing Conference” hosted by the Roofing Contractors Association of Texas in Grapevine, TX! We also want to thank the RCAT team for all their hard work putting the event together. It was a great event and we got to meet many of our valued customers. Hope to see you all again soon!
Basic home maintenance is important to maintaining your home. The roof should be an especially vital point on every home owner’s maintenance checklist. High on that checklist is protecting your rooftop from UV rays. A roof that has not been properly maintained will develop leaks. Leaks, of course, lead to water, mold and mildew damage in the walls, foundation and throughout the building which comprises the integrity of the house
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is one of the largest energy companies in the United States. They combine natural gas and traditional electric. Based out of San Francisco, they are a subsidiary of the PG&E Corporation. As California’s largest utility, they serve more than 16 million people. However, they are now facing an estimated $30 billion in liability in connection to recent wildfires that have been plaguing California.
Hawaii is joining in the race for 100 percent renewable energy. The target they've set to reach 100 renewable energy and decarbonization is by the year 2045. They've made a huge leap forward with the Lāwa'i Solar and Energy Storage Project, which will single-handedly deliver roughly 11 percent of Kaua’i’s power, making the island more than 50 percent powered by renewables. The project is--what they claim to be--the world's largest solar-plus-storage
Once upon a time, a solar car seemed like a thing of fiction. But now, such an invention might be closer to reality than many of us had hoped. In late October, auto makers Hyundai and Kia--both subsidiaries of Hyundai Motor Group--announced plans to install "solar roof" charging devices on a number of Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. The Solar Car Roof Project According to CNBC, Hyundai Motor Group plans for
Appalachian Power Co.--a subsidiary of American Electric Power and based in Columbus, OH--is seeking bids for large scale solar energy projects. They have been historically heavily dependent on coal-burning power plants. However--according to The Roanoak Times-- they are seeking proposals to add up to 200 megawatts of solar power to their energy generation mix. This move may lead to them purchasing one or more solar generation facilities. In a recent news
Photo by Tammcd at Morguefile.com Nevada is looking to join the growing list of states cracking down with green energy initiatives. Nevada's November 6 ballot has two proposed green energy measures; Question 3 (the Energy Choice Initiative) and Question 6 (the Renewable Energy Promotion Initiative). Both proposed measures are amendments to the state constitution. This means they must be approved by the voting public twice before they are
California has always be known as the home of everything trendy and glamorous. Home to Hollywood -- where all the latest trends seem to spring from -- California is always in the limelight. But the Golden State is now making headlines for an altogether different reason. California's groundbreaking environmental efforts are at the forefront of the green energy movement in the United States. Mandatory Solar Panels This May, California became
Renewable energy experts have long been looking for unconventional solutions to conventional infrastructure problems. With California making bold moves towards their goal of making every Californian home solar, they are naturally on the leading edge of this movement. An Alternative to the Traditional Energy Grid According to a recent report by Quartz News, solar energy companies like Tesla and SunRun are pushing to have batteries installed in every solar powered
California already has one of the most brutal real estate markets in the country. However, the newest intiative will only serve to raise housing prices even further with mandatory solar regulations. According to Hot Air, the California state government is looking to pass a new law mandating that every new "house, condo or other building up to three stories high must have solar panels installed and comply with a 'net-zero