Tag: Solar Panels

11
May

Fact or Fiction: Debunking the Top 5 Solar Myths

Ever since one of the first solar-powered residences in the U.S. sprang to life in 1973 (thanks to the University of Delaware), misperceptions about solar have persisted. So in the next 850 words, we’ll attempt to do what 40+ years of U.S. solar history has not – fill the information gap with brilliant solar facts! Solar Myth #1: Solar Power

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28
Apr

Spreading Sunshine: Are Solar Referral Programs Worth Your Time?

Have you ever asked your friends or family to recommend a great physician in the area? How about scanning Yelp! for that hidden gem of a restaurant? Chances are, you have. Why? Because 74% of consumers identify word-of-mouth as a key influencer in their purchasing decision, according to Ogilvy/Google/TNS. And 92% of consumers trust referrals from people they know, according

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6
Apr

SUN-Packing: What Happens To My Solar System If I Move?

A person in the United States is expected to relocate 11.4 times in their lifetime. So as millions of American homeowners consider going solar, one of the top questions is always: what happens to my solar system if I move? Fortunately, there’s no need to find a suitcase big enough to transport those dazzling (but difficult to bubble-wrap) solar panels

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10
Mar

Will Going Solar Take Me Off the Grid?

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about home solar power. After all, who wouldn’t want to help the environment, potentially increase their property value, and future-proof variable energy costs? Yet an estimated 5-7 million U.S. homeowners are sitting on the sidelines when it comes to this powerful alternative energy source. Why? Concerns about reliability are a key reason

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11
Jan

My Partner Thinks Solar Panels Are Ugly — Now What?

Avocado-colored appliances. Shag rugs. Floor-to-ceiling wallpaper. What one homeowner finds stylish can often be the bane of another’s existence. So it’s not surprising that even as solar power installations in the U.S. continue to break records, opinions about the way PV panels look on the roof vary widely. On one end of the spectrum, more and more multi-million dollar dream

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3
Jan

How Do I Choose The Right Solar Company?

With literally hundreds of solar companies eager to make your home their next project – selecting the right partner can seem overwhelming. After all, how can any solar rookie confidently wade through a sea of seemingly similar providers? Once you understand that all solar companies are NOT the same, you can begin to whittle down your available options to choose

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