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Solar Projects Are Construction Projects: The Top 7 Reasons Solar Installs Don’t Always Go 100% to Plan

September 14, 2023

Solar energy is becoming increasingly popular across the globe due to its numerous benefits to the environment, the economy, and the consumer’s wallet. But just like any modern technology, there are solar energy disadvantages that can cause roadblocks and challenges to face as the industry matures.   Solar projects are construction projects, which means they are…  Read the entire post »

The Seven Drawbacks of Solar

July 31, 2023

While solar energy is a renewable and clean source of energy, it does have some drawbacks that are worth considering before making the switch. Here are some of the main drawbacks of solar:  1. High upfront costs  The initial cost of installing a solar system can be expensive and, which can be a potential drawback…  Read the entire post »

Announcement: Fire Code Appeal

June 19, 2023

How much has the new fire code reduced the size of the solar arrays you’ve deployed or are deploying? We are collecting data from you to document the impact of the fire code on the deployment of solar panels on roofs and will use this data to work with the Department of Fire Services (DFS) and…  Read the entire post »

Buying Solar When Interest Rates are High

May 25, 2023

Solar loans interest rates, much like mortgage rates, are subject to macroeconomic forces that cause them to fluctuate. These rates dropped significantly during the pandemic, but have been steadily increasing since mid-2022. While there is little control over macroeconomics, there are steps that can be taken to secure a lower interest rate, with the key…  Read the entire post »

How Are Solar Panels Attached to Your Roof?

April 19, 2023

Solar panels can be a worthwhile investment; they pay for themselves, save you on electric bills, and reduce carbon emissions. But how are solar panels attached to your roof? In short, the installation of solar panels depends entirely on what covers your roof. In this article, we will unravel the installation process and the products…  Read the entire post »

How to Install Solar Panels

March 21, 2023

Are you wondering how to install solar panels? Solar power is an excellent way to reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your energy bills, but the installation process can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, it’s not as complicated as you might think. In this blog post, we’ll break down the process into five easy steps…  Read the entire post »

Did 2022 Finally Make Solar Panels Beautiful?

January 31, 2023

2022 was a breakout year for solar. The Inflation Reduction Act, which kept the ITC at 30% as well as a major increase in the cost of electricity, made it possible for solar to become even more of a lower-cost alternative to traditional energy sources. But is solar now the new normal? Solar energy has…  Read the entire post »

How Does the Solar Tax Credit Work?

November 8, 2022

If you are considering clean energy or recently had solar panels installed, you should understand how simple it is to receive your federal tax credit. Don’t let the word “tax” scare you away; it is much easier than you think.  Who’s eligible for the solar tax credit? The first thing you should know is whether…  Read the entire post »

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

October 31, 2022

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need? So: you’ve decided you’re going solar and beginning the first few steps of your project. If you’re like most customers, you’re probably wanting the best panel with the best output efficiency, you’re just not sure what or how many solar panels you’ll need.  That’s what we’re here for!…  Read the entire post »

5 Benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act for Solar

August 19, 2022

If you have any interest in clean energy or solar panel incentives, you probably know by now that the Federal Government has passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA is a $369 billion investment for climate justice and clean energy making it one of the most significant climate bills in history. And for us…  Read the entire post »