Tesla Solar Roof Cost, Current Wait Times, Other Solar Tile Options

Tesla Solar Roof is currently on the version “V3” of its solar tile roof that was initially unveiled in 2016. Tesla’s BiPV (building integrated photovoltaics) solar tiles are made of hardened glass containing photovoltaic solar cells for energy generation. The latest iteration of the Tesla solar roof unveiled in October 2019 came with a promise [...]

Best Roofing Materials for Homes in 2021: Cost and Installation Tips

If your old roof is starting to show the sings of excessive wear and tear like excessive moss and algae growth, cracked, chipped, or curled shingles, excessive loss of stone granules and bold spots, then it’s probably a good time to consider some replacement options before the old roof begins to leak, causing extensive damage [...]

2021-08-01T03:38:52+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Remodeling Ideas, Roof Design|0 Comments

Top 20 Big Ticket Home Improvement Ideas and Their Costs

Spring is just around the corner, which means that now is the perfect time to start planning to tackle your next major home improvement project! 😉 With that being said, here the top 20 big ticket home improvement ideas, plus their costs including materials and professional installation. 1. Building a Garage: Detached vs. Attached There [...]

High Efficiency Solar Panels for Homes: Costs and Comparisons

Most average monocrystalline PV solar panels for residential rooftops offer efficiency ratings between 17% and 19%, with a typical power output ranging between 250 and 300 watts per panel. High-efficiency solar panels bring efficiency ratings between 20% and 23%, with a typical energy output ranging between 350 and 400 watts per panel. Cost-wise, most midrange [...]

2021-07-11T08:47:59+00:00May 30th, 2021|Going Solar|0 Comments

Top 15 Solar Powered Home Designs, Plus their Costs in 2021

Fossil fuels like oil, natural gas, and coal (used primarily for electricity generation), are no longer the sole sources of energy for homes today. The third millennium is becoming increasingly more focused on renewable energy sources as a viable alternative to fossil fuels. In fact, PV solar power is one of the cheapest and most [...]

2021-05-16T07:37:53+00:00May 16th, 2021|Design, Energy Efficient Homes, Going Solar|0 Comments

Pros and Cons of Installing Solar Panels: Costs & Solar Panel Options

Are you considering installing photovoltaic solar panels on your home's rooftop to generate clean electricity for your home? If so, read on to learn more about key advantages and disadvantages of harnessing solar energy by means of PV solar panels, thin-film laminates, solar thermal panels, and more! via Advantages The benefits of going solar [...]

2021-07-31T21:25:28+00:00May 2nd, 2021|Going Solar|0 Comments

2021 Outdoor Solar Garden Lights Costs, and Pros & Cons

You can Brighten Up Your Garden With Electricity-Free, Solar Garden Lights; here is how: Being able to make the most of your garden area, whether it is simply a small patio, or an extensive area of greenery and flowers, is something that most people would love to do! There is nothing better than relaxing and [...]

Top 10 Energy-Smart Home Improvements for Extreme Weather: Costs

Now is the right time to invest in energy-smart improvements around the house to make sure it’s ready to handle things like unforeseen power disruptions due to extreme weather, snowstorms, and other “unforeseen” surprises. 😉 Your imagination and your wallet are both screaming, “Go big or go home!”. So, what are some of the major [...]

Top 16 Kitchen Upgrade Ideas and Costs for 2021 – DIY Upgrades

Are you ready to create the kind of kitchen space that will really impress with its versatility, design, and style? If so, our guide to kitchen renovation and remodeling with focus on DIY upgrades will be a great starting point for you! Your kitchen may be the most important room in your home, especially with [...]

2021-02-07T00:04:26+00:00January 28th, 2021|Remodeling Ideas|0 Comments

Top 10 Home Addition Ideas, Plus their Costs: PV Solar Power Systems, In-ground Swimming Pools, Dormers, Kitchen Extensions & More!

Are you in the process of planning a home addition or major remodeling project for your home? If so, it’s imperative to know ahead of time just how much a new addition or a particular remodeling upgrade will cost and what value/property appreciation it will contribute to your home. By RNB Design Group Here is [...]

2021-05-02T09:37:16+00:00December 24th, 2020|Design, Going Solar, Home Additions, Remodeling Ideas|6 Comments