Helping You Make the Switch to Residential Solar
If you spent any time outside this summer, then you know – climate change is real. With every passing summer being hotter and more humid than the previous one and not enough being done to halt the change, we are fast approaching what scientists are calling the point of no return.
It’s more important than ever for us to start making necessary changes to slow the progress of climate change to the point that hopefully, one day our collective efforts will help heal the planet and our atmosphere.
For the average American homeowner concerned about climate change, it might feel like there’s not much you can do to make a difference. But one of the biggest ways a homeowner can help fight back against global warming is to go solar, and here’s why. more “Explaining the Benefits of Residential Solar: Why It Be Time to Make the Change”
Is Residential Solar Power Right for You? Get Help Deciding Now
Solar is not only the world’s strongest weapon against global warming, but it’s also one of the most effective ways to save money on the ever-rising cost of electricity. For many homeowners, making the change to a cleaner and more sustainable energy source is easy because of these two facts, but not everyone is so quick to get on board.
The truth is, not every home is in the best position to enjoy the many benefits offered by solar energy. If you are unsure if residential solar power is right for you, then this post will help you decide. Here are five things you will need to consider to get the most out of solar. more “Is Residential Solar Power Right for You? Get Help Deciding Now”
Maximizing the Value of Residential Solar
Making the decision to go solar is easier for some households than it is for others. After all, even with federal tax incentives and a variety of financing options available, going solar can still be a significant investment depending on the size of the system and the type of equipment being installed.
For this reason, getting the absolute most from your residential solar panel system is crucial. If you are considering going solar or had a system installed and you want to make sure it is working at peak efficiency, here are five tips for getting the most from your residential solar panel system. more “Are You Getting the Most From Your Residential Solar Panel System?”
What Should I Be Paying for Residential Solar Panels?
The upfront cost of going solar is one of the primary reasons why some homeowners stay on the fence for some time before finally making their decision one way or the other. But unlike most home improvements, a solar system is designed to save you money and over time, it will even pay for itself.
Despite this, however, homeowners still must come to terms with that initial financial output and this can leave many wondering if going solar is really worth it. In today’s post, you will find out how much solar panels generally cost and the type of savings you can expect from having them installed on your home. more “What Do Solar Panels Generally Cost and How Do I Know They’re Worth It?”
Do Solar Panels Get Recycled Post-Use?
Solar panels are extremely long-lived. In fact, the average solar panel is designed to work efficiently for as many as 30 years or more. But like everything, age does take its toll and eventually, solar panels will need to be replaced.
So, what happens to your old solar panels when it comes time to replace them with new ones? In this post, you will learn more about solar panel recycling and how your old panels are actually paving the way for the future of the industry. more “Recycling and Solar: What Happens to Solar Panels When We’re Done With Them?”
How Many Solar Panels Will I Need?
If you are thinking about going solar, then one of the most important things you need to consider is how many solar panels you will need to adequately power your home. After all, the last thing you want to have happen is for your system to be sized too small, and for it not to provide you with the amount of clean energy you desired. You also don’t want to install more panels than necessary, as that will only add excess cost to your solar installation.
Getting it right is a matter of knowing what your home’s current energy use is, and how many solar panels will be required to satisfy that demand. This guide will help you learn more about solar panel energy production, so you can work with your installer to ensure you’re buying enough panels for your home. more “How Many Solar Panels Does It Take to Power the Average Home?”
What to Look for in Residential Solar
If you made the decision to purchase your first residential solar power system, then congratulations are in order. Welcome to the world of sustainable clean energy and lower energy bills. But before you get too far ahead of yourself, there are some things you should pay close attention to when choosing the right system for your home’s unique needs.
In today’s post, we share six important tips that will help ensure the solar power system you have installed will fit your lifestyle and budget. more “6 Tips for Purchasing Your First Residential Solar Power System”
What’s the Best Season to Buy Solar Panels in?
When it comes to having solar installed, there really is no “bad” season to have the job done (unless you live in an area that receives a lot of snow in the winter). But there are many reasons why spring might be more ideal than summer or fall to purchase your solar panels.
Here are our top five reasons why the spring season might be the best time to have your solar system installed. more “Is the Spring Season a Good Time to Purchase Solar Panels?”
What Do I Need to Know About Owning Solar Panels?
A solar system is comprised of many different parts, but the one component that will require the most attention from the homeowner is the solar panels. When you own a solar system, its performance efficiency will be affected by the quality of your panels and how well you are able to maintain them.
If you are thinking about going solar this year, then here’s what you need to know about owning solar panels, from choosing the right panels to properly maintaining them. more “What Do I Need to Know About Owning Solar Panels?”
Can You Still Take Advantage of the Federal Solar Tax Credit in 2021?
The federal solar tax credit, for many homeowners, was a big reason for them making the decision to go with this innovative renewable energy source. But as of last year, things looked bleak for homeowners and businesses who wanted to go solar but have not yet made the leap because the tax credits were scheduled to end with the year 2020. Thankfully that’s no longer the case, as a last-minute extension paved its way through legislation.
If the federal solar tax credit is an important part of your choice for going solar, then here’s what you need to know about the recent changes to the tax incentive program. more “Understanding the Federal Solar Tax Credit Changes from 2020 to 2021”