5 Tips for Keeping Power Bills Low During the Holiday Season

How to Hack Your Electric Bill During Wintertime As winter blankets the world in frosty temperatures, it’s tempting to crank up the thermostat and indulge in the warmth of our homes. However, with the drop in temperature comes a rise in electric bills. Fortunately, there are practical and cost-effective ways to keep your home cozy […]

Net Metering Explained

What is Net Metering and How Does it Work? Over the past decade, solar energy has had a transformative effect on homes and communities. One of the key elements that make solar installations economically appealing for homeowners is net metering. In this blog post, we’ll dive into what net metering is, how it works, and […]

Understanding Solar Panel Degradation: What to Expect During the Life of a Solar System

Degradation Rates: What Homeowners Need to Know As a solar installer, we’ve had the privilege of witnessing the incredible transformation that solar energy has brought to countless homes. Installing solar panels is not just about reducing electricity bills and environmental impact; it’s an investment in the future. However, like any investment, it’s crucial for homeowners […]

What Is a Smart Meter & Why Should I Care?

So… what exactly is a smart meter, and what’s all the hype around them? Many of our clients have been notified by their electric provider that they’ll be replacing their existing meter with a new smart meter soon. Others have already had theirs installed. But one fact stays the same – what exactly a smart […]

Electricity Rate Increases – Why are prices going up so fast?

What’s the deal with electric rates going sky high recently? Electricity prices have been skyrocketing recently at an alarming rate. We get so many questions from our clients about why that we wanted to dedicate a post to help you understand why.  First, let’s lay out some stats: *All Information sourced from the Energy Information […]

What is the Solar Tax Credit and How Does It Work?

The Solar Investment Tax Credit Explained Ok, before we dive in, we have to give the age-old disclaimer – We aren’t tax people, we’re solar people. Our intention with this blog is to go over the general concepts of how the Solar Investment Tax Credit works. We are in no way a guaranteeing anything in […]

Everything to Know About Hail and Your Solar Panels

Let’s talk about hail… As a solar installer based in one of the biggest hail states in the United States, we’ve witnessed firsthand the challenges that can arise for homeowners in the event of extreme weather. In this blog we’ll go over everything you need to know about hail as it pertains to your solar […]

Financing Your Solar System

Is it really true that I can finance my solar system? Absolutely! The truth is that most people with solar haven’t won the lottery, they’ve financed their systems. Consumers may think they need to buy solar panels in cash and that the cost for going solar is usually very expensive. This is far from the […]

Everything You Need to Know About a Main Panel Upgrade

So you think you need a main panel upgrade? Clients ask us about main panel upgrades all the time. We often hear questions like: After working with thousands of homeowners, we’re here to set the record straight.  What IS a main panel anyway? Your main panel, also called your main breaker, fuse box, or electrical […]

What is Grid Hardening?

What is Grid Hardening and why is it important? You might have heard the rumors or seen the memos from your electric company about price hikes mentioning “grid hardening”, but what actually is it? Well, we’re here to explain it for you. We’ve all felt the cost of electricity rising over the past few years, […]