Category: Solar

Should I Go Solar if I Plan on Relocating?

Have you been curious about the benefits of solar technology, but dismissed it because you plan on moving in the near future? Relocating can be a complicated process, and many homeowners would rather not deal with adding solar panels to the mix. Deciding whether or not to go solar before moving can come down to

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Where Can I Put My Solar?

Efficiency is Key A qualified sales consultant chooses the size, direction and pitch to get you the most efficient system possible. A south-facing roof pitch is most efficient, and west-facing is second. In some cases, the client’s roof space doesn’t allow for the system to be placed on either side. In

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Is My Solar Production Being Wasted When I’m Not at Home?

Your Production Won’t Lose Value People often approach us with the question, “I work during the day, and I’m at home at night. What happens to the energy my system produces if I’m not at home?” Here’s our answer: You’re never going to lose the value of the power your

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How Much Does Solar Cost?

You’ll hear the same thing from every company you call with this question, “it depends.” This isn’t just a ploy to get your personal information and bombard you with sales calls. The final price of a solar system really does depend on a number of factors. The system’s size and orientation, equipment

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Calculate Your Solar Payback Period

How long will it take to make my money back on my solar investment? Written by Meghan Woods, Marketing Manager & Content Creator   The sun is an incredibly powerful source of free energy. Unfortunately, harnessing all that power requires high-tech and expensive equipment. On the bright side, the cost of solar panels has

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California’s “Super-User” Surcharge

Chris’ Solar Tips: Super-User Surcharge Written by Meghan Woods, Marketing Manager & Content Creator   What’s Coming Every 6-12 months energy rates are slightly increased at our utility company’s discretion. This “super-user” charge is something entirely different; it is a big deal. A new state-mandated surcharge is in effect

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Solar Production Factors

Factors Negatively Affecting Your Production Written by Meghan Woods, Marketing Manager & Content Creator     Shading Shade is definitely an issue for solar panels. Your system’s production relies on the energy it gets from the sun’s rays. Anything obstructing its direct contact with the sun will cause it to be less

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Why You Should Check Your Solar Inverter

Check It Regularly If you fail to check your inverter regularly, it can have a negative impact on your solar investment. As issues can arise with your production, we recommend checking your inverter at least once a week. This prevents costly consequences that occur with underproduction. Over the course of several months, small system malfunctions

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