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25 09, 2019

Flavonoid Herbs and Berries for Fall… in your backyard right now.

By |2019-09-25T15:51:31-07:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Community, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Flavonoid Herbs and Berries for Fall… in your backyard right now.

By Heather Luna, Director of the Acorn School of Herbal Medicine in Nevada City, CA.  Flavonoid Herbs and Berries for Fall ...in your Northern California backyard right now Autumn breezes are bringing in cooler weather and with it comes an increased risk for colds and flus. Fortunately, Nature has our back.  Here in the Sierra Foothills [...]

22 08, 2019

Insight From Our Intern on Solar and Sustainability

By |2019-08-22T15:37:53-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Community, Solar|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Insight From Our Intern on Solar and Sustainability

Insight From Our Intern on Solar and Sustainability I never could have imagined learning as much as I did in my time interning at Sustainable Energy Group. Not only did I learn about solar, the renewable energy industry and the energy grid, I had the privilege of working alongside inspiring and insightful people, who all [...]

22 08, 2019

Microbes Instead of Chemicals for a Greener Lawn

By |2019-08-29T19:31:46-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Community, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Microbes Instead of Chemicals for a Greener Lawn

By Keisha Wheeler, co-owner of Catalyst Bioamendments and Soil Foodweb Consultant in Nevada City, CA.  Microbes Instead of Chemicals for a Greener Lawn We all love a thick green carpet of grass under foot. For being the #1 most grown crop in North America, lawns have gotten a really bad reputation.  Many homeowners feel the only [...]

22 08, 2019

Power Outages Part 3

By |2019-10-08T17:54:54-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Community, Power Backups - Batteries, Solar|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Power Outages Part 3

POWER OUTAGES - Part 3 Solar with Battery Backup Vs Generator, Advantages & Disadvantages    There are all kinds of options to serve your backup power needs in the event of a power outage. They can serve either a portion of your electrical circuits through a subpanel as covered in a previous article, or your entire building.  We’ll [...]

25 07, 2019

Power Outages Part 2

By |2019-10-08T17:53:50-07:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Community, Power Backups - Batteries, Solar Industry/Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Power Outages Part 2

POWER OUTAGES  – PART 2 – PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS How much would a generator cost? How much would batteries cost? There are plenty of online tools and other resources available to give you relatively quick answers, but are they the right answers? Backup power systems can run from several hundred to tens of thousands of dollars, [...]

23 07, 2019

Natural Backyard Dwellings

By |2019-07-25T11:06:47-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Community, Energy Efficiency, Solar Industry/Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Natural Backyard Dwellings

By Neil Decker, co-founder of Starseed Creative and natural builder, specializing in Hempcrete structures that instill a sense of magic, belonging, and self. Have you ever imagined adding a small dwelling to your property? One that could be healthy, energy efficient, fire-resistant, and serve your family or community? Natural building is a healthy construction method [...]

19 06, 2019

Power Outages – Part 1

By |2019-10-08T09:54:37-07:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Community, Power Backups - Batteries, Solar Industry/Technology|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Power Outages – Part 1

POWER OUTAGES  – PART 1 WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS? Ever since PG&E announced they may be shutting off power for two days or more during extreme weather events, we’ve been getting lots of calls and emails asking about batteries and generators. “How much will it cost to add batteries to my solar system? How much [...]

18 06, 2019

Renata Langis

By |2019-06-26T16:00:29-07:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Community|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Renata Langis

Congratulations to Renata Langis! Renata is pursuing a master’s degree in Urban Planning from University of California at Irvine. Unfortunately, this new beginning means the end of Renata’s active engagement in the local community and her nine months at the Sustainable Energy Group. While working with us, Renata was responsible for graphic design, newsletter publication, event planning, [...]

11 02, 2019

KNCO Interview with SEG

By |2019-06-26T15:57:41-07:00February 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 |2019-09-18T13:35:07-07:00February 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 [...]