Solar energy helps homeowners save money, especially during high-producing summer months. Those of you who don’t have solar are probably dreading the months of high summer bills. With another hot summer just around the corner, you’ll be cranking up the AC sooner than you think. If you’ve been curious about how solar might help lower…

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If you’re thinking of going solar you might wonder how your home will be powered at night or during a power outage. Traditionally, homeowners have had to rely on the grid to power their homes at night or whenever there’s not much sunlight, such as during inclement weather. But these days, thanks to advancements in…

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Solar panels work by capturing sunlight and converting it into electricity for your home or business. The sun releases tiny elements of energy called photons, which travel millions of miles from the sun to Earth in less than 10 minutes. When photons hit a solar cell, they are absorbed by a semiconductor material — silicon…

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The 2021 tax season is coming soon. Are you wondering how this year’s tax law changes will affect your finances? There is good news on that front: For those thinking of going solar in 2021, you’ll be happy to know the new federal spending package has extended the federal investment tax credit for going solar. The…

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Adding solar to your home is about more than saving money with clean energy from the sun. It means you’re making an important home improvement that you trust will benefit you and your family for decades. So wouldn’t you want to protect that valuable investment by ensuring that it’s backed by the best possible warranty?…

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HOW TO AVOID SOLAR SCAMMERS   A growing number of people are eager to learn more about solar energy and find out what kind of savings it can provide. Unfortunately, many con artists understand this well and have designed schemes that can turn the dreams of residential solar power into a nightmare for some homeowners.…

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5 WAYS TO A MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME When it comes to purchasing a home, one of the first things most buyers look into is the home’s energy efficiency. Rising utility rates and weather trends often make this an important factor when trying to find the right place to settle. Not only is efficiency important…

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BLAST YOUR AC ALL SUMMER LONG WITH SOLAR POWER There’s nothing greater than cranking up the air conditioner when it gets hot and sweaty outside. And there’s nothing worse than the sky-high electricity bill that follows. ACs seem to suck up dollars as efficiently as they cool the air. That is, if you get your…

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