Do I Need to Clean My Solar Panels?

Reasons to clean panels and how to get them clean.

 

To clean or not to clean.

 

There are a lot of questions about solar panel upkeep and maintenance issues from people looking into purchasing solar to those who currently have solar panels already installed. Questions like: Do I need to clean my solar panels? are among the most common. Read more

Which Solar Mounting Option Makes the Most Sense for Your Property

Which Solar Mounting Option Makes the Most Sense for Your Property?

Think there’s only one way to install solar panels for your home or business? Let’s discuss all your solar mounting options.

Which Solar Mounting Option Makes the Most Sense for Your Property

Though solar panels may get all the glory when you’re talking about how awesome solar energy is for lowering your electricity bills, creating green jobs, and saving the planet, solar mounting options are just as important.

After all, if your solar panels aren’t positioned and installed correctly, you’ll not only have a solar system that’s less efficient, you may leave your solar panels vulnerable to damage.

The right solar mount will properly position your solar panels and keep them secure. But when it comes to your solar mounting options, one size doesn’t fit all.

So the first step to determining what type of solar mounting system you should choose is actually figuring out where you’ll be able to get the most sunlight. Read more

Should You Invest in Solar When You're Not in Your Forever Home?

Should You Invest in Solar When You’re Not in Your Forever Home?

Will switching to solar still save you money if you’re not in your home long enough? Find out what happens to your solar panels if you move.

Should You Invest in Solar When You're Not in Your Forever Home?

Unless you have an enchanted crystal ball, there’s no way to predict the future.

But there’s one thing you can pretty much guarantee: electricity rates will continue to rise and your utility bill will get more expensive.

Switching to solar energy will help you decrease — and maybe even eliminate — your electricity bill every month.

And though the cost of solar panels has gone down, one of the most common excuses people use to delay switching to solar is not being settled in their “forever” home yet.

After all, what if you outgrow the home you currently love, have to relocate for a job, or move closer to an aging relative? Will you be able to take your solar panels with you to your new home or will your investment be a total waste?

Stick with us today and we’ll discuss all your options. Read more

20 of the Most Common Solar Questions - Answered and Explained

20 of the Most Common Solar Questions — Answered and Explained

You may know the basics of how solar energy works, but do you know the answers to all these solar FAQs? Learn the facts about solar today:

20 of the Most Common Solar Questions - Answered and Explained

Using solar energy to power your home may seem like magic.

Sure, you understand the trick, but maybe not every sleight of hand used by the magician.

So if you only understand the basics of how solar energy works, you’re missing quite a bit of information. And you’re probably bursting with questions.

Whether you’re a solar energy newbie or a curious solar supporter not quite sure you’re ready to make the switch, today we’ll be covering the most frequently asked questions about solar energy to cover all your bases. Read more

3 Reasons Why Every Nonprofit Needs to Consider Switching to Solar Energy

3 Reasons Why Every Nonprofit Needs to Consider Switching to Solar Energy

3 Reasons Why Every Nonprofit Needs to Consider Switching to Solar Energy

Could your nonprofit benefit from a little more padding in your bank account?

From increased operating expenses to fewer donations, nonprofits around the country are constantly looking for ways to earn extra funding for their much-needed programs while cutting the costs of doing business.

Because even though nonprofits continually reinvest their earnings to their various programs, they still have to fork over the cash to pay for traditional for-profit business expenses like payroll, rent, and utilities.

While you may not be able to control many of these expenses, you can take control of your nonprofit’s electricity bills by switching to solar energy.

You may be wondering if it’s really a smart idea to have your nonprofit spend money to install solar panels on your property. You may also be worrying that investment will only drain the coffers and not make your donors happy.

To give you all the information you and your board members need to make an informed decision about switching to solar, today we’re going to talk about all the reasons solar energy is perfect for nonprofits. Read more