Frequently Asked Questions

How Does Solar Help During a Blackout?

With winter storms and extreme temperatures comes the possibility of power blackouts. Christmas Eve 2022 was the coldest Christmas Eve on record, and the resulting low temperatures and demand for energy led to massive power outages across the United States. In the face of such a high demand for energy and struggling utility grids, the […]

Coordinating With Utilities (To Help You Save On Utilities)

One of the misunderstood steps that customers face when making a switch to solar is the necessity of coordinating closely and accurately with their local utility company. It is essential to coordinate closely with the local utility company because they are responsible for connecting the solar panel system to the electrical grid. This coordination not […]

Are Cheaper Inverters the Right Choice?

When making the switch to residential solar energy, homeowners face a choice in the form of different inverters that are necessary to the system itself. Designed to convert electricity into a form that is usable throughout the home, inverters are an essential part of any residential solar setup. They come in a variety of designs […]

Do I Need a New Roof to Install Solar?

January 29th, 2021 If you’re thinking of installing solar, you may be wondering if you need to have your roof replaced before you begin the solar process. You can learn all about whether your roof is a good candidate for going solar here. In this blog post, we will be going more in depth about […]

Is Your Roof a Good Candidate for Solar?

January 22nd, 2021 Installing solar panels is a big investment for your home. Before making such a big commitment, make sure your home is a good candidate for going solar! Our team custom designs your system to accommodate the unique features of your home. These 5 factors will determine whether your roof is a good […]

How to Maintain Your Solar Panels Year Round

Solar panels generate clean electricity throughout all seasons of the year. They are manufactured to withstand weather conditions such as rain, snow, hail, and fall debris while still harnessing the sun’s power. It is necessary to maintain your solar panels year-round to ensure they are functioning properly. Winter With winter comes snow and ice. Snow […]

Do Rooftop Solar Panels Damage Your Roof?

Adding solar panels to your home is a serious investment. When looking to go solar, some homeowners worry about the condition of their roof and how solar panels will affect it. Luckily, solar installers take precautionary measures to protect your roof, preventing leaks and other damage from occurring. When installed properly, solar panels add value […]

How is Energy Measured?

Energy surrounds us in all different forms. Electrical, mechanical, chemical, thermal and nuclear energy forms play an important part of each day. Solar panels harness the power of the sun to create energy that powers your home and everyday electricity use! Energy Measurements Electricity is measured in watts. One thousand watts make up a kilowatt […]

Which States Are Best For Solar?

Solar installs span all across the United States, even in unpredictable states. The power of the sun can be harnessed from anywhere!. However, there are states that have ideal conditions for solar panels to be successful. Here is a list of the Top Ten Solar States by cumulative solar capacity installed: California! Also known as […]

How Many Years Do Solar Panels Generate Energy?

While searching for the perfect solar provider for your solar needs, you may be wondering how long solar panels actually last. With such a big investment, it is important to make sure that your solar panels will withstand the test of time. Luckily, there are studies that have shown that solar panels can last between […]

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