These homeowners chose to install solar modules on their roof for both environmental and financial reasons.  Not only does the solar save the planet by offsetting over 1,000 lbs of CO2 each month, but it gives them lower electricity bills in the process.  Solar also gives this family the opportunity to talk with their neighbors and show off their system via their data monitoring system.  Check out their usage by clicking on the link to the right.  According to them, "Solar power is the direct extension of the sun."