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9 Solar Energy Myths Debunked

Residential solar energy is going gangbusters in California, but still there are homeowners who believe the myths and misperceptions about the...

Wildfire Season is Coming: Protect Yourself from Utility Outages

Wildfire season is coming, and parts of California are at a higher risk for more fires than usual, and an earlier start to the season than usual,...

The Environmental & Health Benefits of Solar Energy

People often talk about the many environmental benefits of solar energy for good reason: Solar is one of the easiest and most effective ways for...

How to Pay for Home Solar or Energy Storage

With more homeowners installing solar energy systems and solar energy storage systems every day, it’s safe to assume that for most people, the...

Residential Roofing 101

Coronavirus Update: If your roof needs repair or replacement to protect your family and home, contact Citadel Roofing & Solar today. We are still...

Selling The Dream With Solar Power & Solar Storage

Homebuilding contractors make a living by selling the American dream of home ownership. Government leaders in California have decided that the...

Remember to Claim Your 2019 Solar Tax Credit

The U.S. government’s extension for filing federal income tax returns has brought a sigh of relief to American citizens and business owners...

A Coronavirus Message from Citadel Roofing & Solar

To our customers, business partners, vendors and friends,Our communities, the state of California and our entire country are in uncharted waters....

How Roof and Solar Warranties Impact Each Other

You’ve probably heard the mattress advertisements saying you spend a third of your life in bed, so investing in a quality mattress will enhance...

The Electrification of California Homes: A Glimpse into the Future

A trend is rippling across California, affecting buyers of newly constructed homes in roughly 20 cities and towns already. In the near future,...

Upselling Solar: How Builders Can Turn a Requirement into a Growth Opportunity

Builder & Developer magazine recently wrote that California’s mandate for all new homes to include solar energy represents “a first step into a...

Protecting Communities At Risk and In Need

The holidays are a time of giving, with many people donating their time and resources to end the year on the right foot. Anything that puts more...

The Top 10 Things Homebuilders Should Know About Meeting the California Solar Mandate

If you own, operate or manage a home construction company in California, whether custom or production, your business is affected by a new mandate...

The Allure of Energy Storage in Today's Wildfire-Ravaged Climate

In Part IV of its excellent Countdown to 2020 series about California’s new solar mandate for home construction professionals, Solar Builder...

Understanding Common Solar Installation Problems

Far too often, California homeowners experience property damage caused by the installation of their solar energy systems. We know, because here at

Beginner’s Guide to Solar Energy Storage Systems

Homeowners and homebuilders choosing Citadel Roofing & Solar for their solar energy system installations can now easily add residential solar...

What Homebuilders Need to Know About the Solar Mandate

More than 2,400 homes were built in Sacramento last year. That’s more than any California city north of Los Angeles, according to the California...

Citadel Roofing & Solar and Sunrun Partner to Bring Solar and Roofing Solutions to California’s New Homebuyers

Alliance enables Citadel to offer Sunrun’s market-leading solar service solutions to California’s homebuilders

Citadel Roofing & Solar Appoints New EVP of Solar

We probably don’t talk enough about the high quality of the Citadel team. But if you’re a homeowner, business owner, developer or...

How Solar Increases California Property Values

Many people like the idea of making their own solar energy, for the environmental benefit or the reduced electric bills, but are reluctant to...

Q&A: California Requires Solar on New Homes

California’s new requirement that homes built after January 1, 2020 must have solar energy systems on their roofs is causing some confusion among...

How to Interpret Online Reviews When Shopping for Solar

Chances are, you’ve browsed consumer reviews on the Internet when shopping for a product or service: a hairdresser, a restaurant, or a home...

The Top 15 Things to Look For in a Solar Provider – Part 2

Part 2 of our checklist for choosing a solar provider focuses on deciding which proposal, and which solar installation company, is the best fit...

The Top 15 Things to Look For in a Solar Provider – Part 1

When it comes to hiring the best solar provider to install solar panels on your home, the sheer number of choices out there can be overwhelming....

Solar Is Your Right

If there’s one thing most of our government leaders can agree on these days, regardless of political party, it’s solar energy. Nowhere is that...

How To Tell If Your Roof Works For Solar

Our last post, How to Tell If Solar Energy is Right for You, provided guidance on how to decide if solar is a good fit for you personally. Today,...

How To Tell If Solar Energy Is Right For You

Some people want solar energy on their homes because their neighbors have it. Others (like some grandmothers we know) say, “Would you jump off a...

Welcome to the Citadel Roofing & Solar Blog

In keeping with our no-pressure, educational approach to selling and installing solar, we are pleased to introduce our new Citadel Roofing & Solar

How PG&E Bankruptcy Affects Electricity Customers

PG&E Corporation, which owns Pacific Gas & Electric, filed for bankruptcy on January 29, 2019, as youve probably heard. Opinions on the impacts...

The State of Solar in the State of California

We Californians rightly take pride in our state’s environmental leadership. Our government leaders decided years ago to take the climate change...

Uncle Sam Wants You to Go Solar

It’s not often the U.S. government offers you a gift, but thats exactly what they’ll do if you install a solar energy system on your property....