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14 05, 2019

Finding Property Information Using Nevada County GIS

By |2019-06-26T15:56:09+00:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: California, SEG Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Finding Property Information Using Nevada County GIS

If you are curious about the details of your property or a property you are interested in buying, you can look up the property on Nevada County’s GIS on the county’s website. The county has a transparent, open access database with detailed information on property structures, local service districts (i.e. local provider of water, utilities, [...]

14 05, 2019

The Potential Risks of Unpermitted Construction: What You Need to Know

By |2019-06-26T15:54:03+00:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: California, SEG Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Potential Risks of Unpermitted Construction: What You Need to Know

Last year the Nevada County Building Department changed its approach to building code enforcement to increase compliance. Rather than inspect properties when a complaint was made, which was the previous policy, now county officials are inspecting properties based on awareness of information about possible code violations. This new approach has significantly increased the scope of [...]

10 04, 2019

Debunking Renewable Energy Myths

By |2019-06-12T14:40:57+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: California, SEG Projects|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Debunking Renewable Energy Myths

Do you have friends or family members who aren’t convinced that renewable energy is a win-win for human health and the economy? Share with them some scientific evidence to credibly explain the benefits of renewable energy and distinguish fact from fiction. All too often, the oil and gas industry’s marketing tactics and slanted journalism are [...]

13 03, 2019

Energy Savings Solutions Series in Grass Valley

By |2019-06-26T16:45:40+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: California, Energy Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Energy Savings Solutions Series in Grass Valley

This spring, Energy Savings Solutions, a free public workshop series taught by industry experts, will provide practical information on building-scale energy efficiency to complement the Grass Valley Energy Action Plan. The goal of the series is to educate and inspire community members to take action to reduce their energy consumption while saving money and benefiting [...]

11 02, 2019

KNCO Interview with SEG

By |2019-06-26T15:57:41+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: California, Community|Tags: , , |Comments Off on KNCO Interview with SEG

KNCO Interview: A Discussion of Energy Efficiency, Sustainability, and Economics of Solar On Monday, February 4, 2019, "Taking Care of Business," a radio show on KNCO, interviewed Penn Martin, the solar designer at SEG Solar. Robin Davies, the CEO of the Chamber of Commerce, is the host of the show. The topics of [...]

11 02, 2019

Celebrating Habitat for Humanity Sacramento

By |2019-06-26T16:33:05+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: California, Community|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Celebrating Habitat for Humanity Sacramento

Over the past year, SEG Inc has collaborated with Sacramento Habitat for Humanity by assisting with the installation of solar electric systems on their homes. Last week, our Operations Manager, Brian Gardner, was invited to attend Habitat for Humanity’s annual Hammy Awards Night Dinner. It was a celebration in recognition of all the accomplishments of [...]

16 01, 2019

The Time for Time-of-Use has Arrived!

By |2019-06-12T13:55:13+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: California, Renewable Energy Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Time for Time-of-Use has Arrived!

When everyone is using power at the same time, it is very expensive to produce that power. Investor-owned utilities pass this expense onto ratepayers in the form of Time-of-Use (TOU) rate schedules. Mandated by the California Public Utilities Commission, TOU rates encourage consumers to change their behavior to save both energy and money, which translates [...]