The Power to Save

27 Unique Ideas to Put a Little Sunshine into Someone’s Holiday Season

The decade is getting near the closing bell, and so is the 2019 holiday season. As we celebrate another trip around the sun together, our favorite service idea to mother earth is to go solar but we also have 27 other unique ideas of ways you can make an impact in your neighborhood and community.

Diverse hands supporting a blank yellow round board

1. Get together cans of food or buy cans and take it to the local homeless shelter
2. Visit the elderly in an old folks home (talk with them, sing for them).
3. Get a name from a giving tree at a mall and buy presents for that person
4. Make treats and deliver them to neighbors
5. Talk to someone you don’t usually talk to at work and get to know them.
6. Compliment a stranger
7. Call up a family member and talk to them about their day
8. Make a goal to tell everyone Merry Christmas. Telemarketers. People you don’t like, etc.. Everyone.
9. Go to the dollar store with a $20 bill, and tell the cashier to pay for as many people’s purchases as possible. $20 goes a long way at the dollar store.
10. Make extra food and take it to a neighbor.
11. Pay someone’s electric bill and tell them about solar.
12. Grab a few friends, knock on stranger’s doors and ask if you can sing them a Christmas song.
13. Tip your server more than usual.
14. Leave a FILLED Christmas pinata on someone’s front door.
15. Leave a basket of treats (Rice Krispy treats, granola bars, juice boxes, water, candy bars) on your porch with a sign thanking the mail, UPS and FEDEX delivery people for their hard work delivering during this time of year.
16. Go through kids toys or your clothes and donate to a local Thrift Store or local charities.
17. Pass out candy canes to those you are in line with at the grocery store.
18. Go to your local Fire Station and bring them treats and a thank you note.
19. Write at least one thing a day in a notebook or journal that made you happy.
20. Shovel someone’s driveway if you are in a snowy area or sweep their porch if not.
21. Like and positively COMMENT on social media posts of people you follow. Maybe even send a direct message to some telling them how wonderful they are.
22. Handwrite notes to people
23. Call (DON’T TEXT) some of your family / friends and catch up.
24. Buy coffee for the person behind you in line.
25. Smile at five strangers
26. Ask someone “How are you really doing?”—and then really listen to their response.
27. Meet an especially helpful customer service worker? Tell their manager.

LGCY Power Receives Better Business Bureau Accreditation

LGCY Power (LGCY) ( announced today that it has received accreditation from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and has joined the community of businesses who believe that ethics and reliability build a trustworthy marketplace.

LGCY’s mission is to provide an extraordinary customer experience while becoming the best version of ourselves and helping others do the same. In fulfilling this mission, LGCY currently boasts an A+ rating with the BBB.

“We are committed to advancing marketplace trust and becoming accredited with the Better Business Bureau demonstrates our compliance to the BBB’s accreditation standards,” said Doug Robinson, CEO of LGCY Power. “Research shows that at least 70% of consumers prefer to buy from a BBB Accredited Business and we’re proud to be among the elite group of businesses that have received accreditation and are committed to the highest ethic business practices with our current and future customers.”

The BBB’s Accreditation Standards include:
Build Trust – Establish and maintain a positive track record in the marketplace.
Advertise Honestly – Adhere to established standards of advertising and selling.
Tell the Truth – Honestly represent products and services, including clear and adequate disclosures of all materials terms.
Be Transparent – Openly identify the nature, location and ownership of the business, and clearly disclose all policies, guarantees and procedures that bear on a customer’s decision to buy.
Honor Promises – Abide by all written and verbal representations.
Be Responsive – Address marketplace disputes quickly, professionally and in good faith.
Safeguard Privacy – Protect any data collected against mishandling and fraud, collect personal information only as needed and respect the preferences of consumers regarding the use of their information.
Embody Integrity – Approach all business dealings, marketplace transactions and commitments with integrity.

In addition to BBB Accreditation, LGCY has earned a high level of customer satisfaction as tracked through its Net Promoter Score (NPS). NPS is an index ranging from -100 to 100 that measures the willingness of customers to recommend a company’s products or services to others. It is used as a proxy for gauging the customer’s overall satisfaction with a company’s product or service and the customer’s loyalty to the brand. LGCY’s score of 72 ranks higher than those of Netflix, Southwest Airlines and Zappos.

Since 2014, LGCY has increased revenue by more than 22,000 percent and become one of the largest privately held residential solar sales company’s in the United States with operations in 19 states and more than 700 sales representatives nationwide. The company has also been named a best company to work for by Utah Business Magazine and and one of the fastest growing companies in America.

For more information about LGCY visit

Greg Butterfield Joins LGCY Power as Chairman of the Board

Greg Butterfield

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 15, 2017 — LGCY Power (LGCY), a Sunrun Certified Partner, today announced that Greg Butterfield has joined the company as Chairman of the Board.

Butterfield brings more than 25 years of strategic experience to one of the fastest growing solar companies in the United States, and as chairman, will focus on driving continued business growth for the Sunrun Certified Partner.

“We are in business to make a positive impact on our customers and employees, and Greg will help us continue to pave that path,” said Doug Robinson, CEO of LGCY Power.

Butterfield has been involved in multiple executive, board and advisory roles, including with Omniture, which was acquired by Adobe for $1.8 billion and as CEO of software firm Altiris, which had a successful IPO, and was later acquired by Symantec for $1.2 billion. Most recently, Butterfield served as CEO of Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) and as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Utah Valley University, the largest university in Utah.

“LGCY is innovating with sales programs, technology and processes that no other sales organization can match while making a real, measurable difference toward creating a planet run by the sun,” said Butterfield. “Couple that with our mission to provide an extraordinary customer experience, to help our people become the best version of themselves, and to encourage our employees to help others, and it’s no wonder LGCY is one of the fastest growing companies in the top job market in the nation.”

Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich added the following:

“We are delighted to have Greg Butterfield join forces within the Sunrun family,” said Lynn Jurich, CEO of Sunrun. “His experience and business leadership will help accelerate the continued success of LGCY Power and the shift toward cleaner, more affordable power.”

LGCY Power
LGCY Power was named one of the Emerging 8 companies in Utah, A Best Place to Work by and Utah Business, and is focused on providing an extraordinary solar experience for customers in the United States. By offering a cleaner, cheaper alternative to traditional electricity, LGCY assists residential homeowners by providing solar power at little to no upfront cost. A Sunrun Certified Partner (Nasdaq:RUN), LGCY has grown to offices in 16 states with headquarters in Lehi, Utah.

Media Contact:
Russ Page
VP, Marketing