June 18, 2019

In 2018 the solar industry faced fundamental changes as the current administration implemented a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). USMCA, proposed to replace the flawed North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),...

June 1, 2019

The sun, that nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma at the center of our solar system, is estimated to be about 4.5 billion years old. It's also estimated that the sun will be around for at least another 4.5 billion years, so from a human perspective it isn't much of an...

May 6, 2019

LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Operating satellites, space stations, and other orbiting vehicles beyond earth's atmosphere poses many technological challenges, not the least of which is implementing adequate, sustainable power sources. NASA 's solution...

March 23, 2019

Founder of Spectrum Properties, Nicki Zvik, notes that the foundation of a strong real estate rental space relies heavily on ADUs.

In a memo to staff which Spectrum Properties published, Zvik acknowledged that this past year has been huge for ADUs and that Spectrum...

December 20, 2018

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reports renewable energy will be cheaper than fossil fuels as early as 2020. Bloomberg's New Energy Outlook 2018 forecasts that "By 2050 wind and solar technology provide almost 50% of total electricity globally - '50 b...

October 1, 2018

Spectrum Properties acquire Bevis street home. Previously a burnt house, it has been rebuilt and remodeled. 500 square feet were added to the back and the front garage was converted to an ADU, offering the home as an affordable low-income property for the right home ow...

September 23, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power have announced a $100 million home insulation rebate program Friday. Its goal is to reduce energy consumption and cut DWP bills.


 

Garcetti suggested that adding insulation will reduce usage...

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