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Top 10 Items to Watch for in a Solar Proposal

NC Solar Market Alert – 6/15 We’re seeing a huge shift in North Carolina’s solar market in a way that raises some red flags. Recently, there’s been an influx of national solar companies using aggressive techniques to sell solar. We’re hearing more and more stories of people feeling pressured to buy, often with misinformation about the typical cost and process of purchasing a solar system. If you’ve gotten a proposal that doesn’t feel right to

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SEM News

Southern Energy Management Has A New Home!

We are excited to announce that Southern Energy Management has found a new location to call home! After years of hard work and dedication from our awesome team and endless support from our SEM Tribe, we are extremely proud to move to a place we now own. Our new address is just around the corner from our old spot. You can find us at 5908 Triangle Drive, Raleigh, NC 27617. (Our telephone numbers and email

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Green Building

ANSI 380 and What It Means For You!

ANSI 380 and What It Means For You! There are some industry changes coming down the pipe stemming from RESNET’s adoption of the ANSI 380 Standard for Testing of Airtightness. If you’re looking for some light reading before bed, I encourage you to read the entire document. If you’d rather not, here is our two cents on what you can expect from the new standards. Why the changes?  The new standards are intended to establish

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Green Building

Builder’s Guide to NGBS Green Program Changes

Builder’s Guide to NGBS Green Program Changes Home Innovation Research Labs has released a new version of their green building program, The National Green Building Standard (NGBS). NGBS will be transitioning from the 2012 version to the new “2015 NGBS” as of June 30, 2018. Southern Energy Management has reviewed the program changes and we’re prepared to help make this transition smooth and worry-free! 2015 NGBS Key Changes Point earned for project sites – We will need

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Solar

Solar Wars Episode IV: A New Solar Hope

NC Solar Wars Episode IV A New Solar Hope In honor of Star Wars Day, for the inner Jedi within all of us, and to protect our beloved Carolinians from inter-galactic solar invaders we’ve made our own solar-themed Star Wars opening scroll. We hope you enjoy it and may the force be with you. Always.

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Solar

71 Reasons to Choose a Local NC Solar Company

71 Reasons to Use a Local NC Solar Company NC Solar Market Alert – 6/15 We’re seeing a huge shift in North Carolina’s solar market in a way that raises some red flags. Recently, there’s been an influx of national solar companies using aggressive techniques to sell solar. We’re hearing more and more stories of people feeling pressured to buy, often with misinformation about the typical cost and process of purchasing a solar system. If

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