CHICAGO – The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today announced its support for a new tool that will assist appraisers and others seeking to establish the value of a property’s solar-powered features. The spreadsheet was developed by Solar Power Electric and Sandia National Laboratories. “We are pleased to continue […]

The Nevada Chapter of the United States Green Building Council held their first annual Green Gala and recognized community leaders who have made a difference over the past year in moving the cause of sustainability forward in our area.  Louise Helton, Vice President of 1 Sun Solar Electric, was named the “Individual Advocate of the […]

All of us are looking for ways to save money on our energy bills…especially this time of year!  Energy Fit Nevada can help you find savings in the way you currently use energy in your home and reward you for your efforts.  They have all of the inside scoop on rebates and tax credits for […]

In the summer everyone enjoys their swimming pool but not the power bills they generate.  You can dramatically lower those power bills with a variable speed pump.  To learn more about them you can view this video from Hayward: Eco Star Variable Speed Pump from Hayward

We Don’t Wait for Superman,We Are Superman” Southern Nevada Strong 12 February Categories: Community, Events Recently I went to a Southern Nevada Strong forum where several community leaders got together to discuss the development of Southern Nevada. The objective of the project is to form coalitions to make the community more desirable and more “livable”. […]

1 Sun Solar is producing solar powered art!  These pieces debuted at First Friday and were a great success.  They provide a simple and charming lighted whimsy to your home or garden.  If you are interested in purchasing please send us an e-mail to info@1sunsolar.co or call us at (702) 309-9300 and we will get […]

Three local bands will provide live music during the Solarbration Festival.  Featured groups will include blues groups Van Buren, and The Full Throttle Blues Band as well as the modern rock group, Slow To Surface.  It promises to be a wonderful evening of solar, music and fun!  June 21st, 4-9:30 PM at the Henderson Events […]

SustainableBusiness.com News Solar energy hit a record in Germany over the weekend, supplying almost 50% of its midday electricity on Friday and Saturday, reports Reuters. The 22 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy per hour – a world record – is the equivalent produced by 20 nuclear plants. “Never before anywhere has a country produced as […]

The Solarbration Solar Festival is only weeks away.  This Youtube video will help you learn about the fun family event we are planning at!  You can direct your friends to find it as well at   http://youtu.be/gBAmejmcy7c Please look for the 1 Sun Solar Booth! http://youtu.be/gBAmejmcy7csolar con

We all love First Friday (www.firstfriday-lasvegas.org) But now you can ~  Get Your Green On and Celebrate Earth Day with a Free Bicycle Ride Tour of Downtown Las Vegas and First Friday Friday, April 6 at 6 p.m. Who: The city of Las Vegas, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and First Friday […]