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Wondering how to start going solar? Check out this simple checklist on how to get started.

Your checklist to going solar.

Home solar technology has exploded in recent years. Once upon a time solar panels were few and far between or limited to off the grid cabins. Photovoltaic (PV) equipment becomes more efficient while simultaneously becoming less expensive. 

The solar industry has also evolved. There are now ways to reap the benefits of solar at almost any budget.  Even without a massive influx of cash or down payment, you can lower your monthly cost while increasing the value of your home.

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Taking a solar project from start to finish requires a great deal of work and expertise.

Installing Solar on your home in 11 Easy Steps

The decision to make the jump to solar energy in your home can be difficult. Leaving behind something that you’ve been doing your whole adult life, using the power utility, for something new can be daunting.  We are here to make it as easy as possible.  We take away all of the heavy lifting, while keeping you informed of the status of your project.  Here are the basic steps of how we plan and execute a solar project on a home.  

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One of the top home storage battery brands is LG Chem

Top 5 things to know about home storage batteries

Home storage batteries represent the next evolution of home renewable energy. Homeowners can amplify the benefits of solar power by storing the energy they’ve produced to be used at their choosing.  This is a new technology and it will continue to develop and evolve at a breakneck pace.  New abilities and features will emerge with new product offerings but there are several fundamental use cases and situations which will certainly resonate with many homeowners even at this early stage   

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Will Solar increase the value of my home? Read our blog to find out!

Can Solar increase the value of my home?

It’s a logical question, you’re speaking with a representative of a solar company and you start doing the math in your head: “If this is an investment on my home, will I see the return on that investment when I sell my house?”

Like most things pertaining to home improvements and their relation to the home’s value, there’s no exact figure a seller can rely on every time.  There is a large enough sample size that we can reasonably estimate that a kitchen or bathroom remodel will likely yield a return close to its cost, but there are exceptions. 

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Net metering helps home solar to be more practical

What is Net Metering? Making your solar work for You!

Net metering is a process that helps answer one of the age old problems with solar, what do you do when the sun goes down?

People use a lot of energy during the evening hours, the lights are on and they’re using more of their electric fixtures like an electric range to make dinner and then relax in front of the TV. Without a doubt, we all still need power, even when the sun goes down. 

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Making the jump to solar is a big choice, but it doesn’t have to be difficult.  Here are some important things to know before going solar

5 Things everyone should consider before going solar

Millions of people have reaped the benefits of solar energy in the last decade.  They enjoy helping the planet while also helping their bottom line.  Regardless of the size of the system or how much it would save them, going solar is a big decision for every homeowner.  This is your step by step guide to help smooth out the process, make more informed decisions, and when you choose to go solar, ensure you have the best experience possible. 

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The Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit has saved Americans Millions!

The most important things to know about the Federal Tax Credit

Introduction

For many years, residential solar energy was a luxury reserved for the wealthy and the well to do.  In order to spur the industry,  administrations within the federal government introduced a tax credit to ease the burden on homeowners with the desire to install solar photovoltaic panels on their home.  Several years removed from the creation of the solar tax credit, the barrier to entry is much lower and it has become feasible for many homeowners before the credit is taken into consideration.

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