FAQ: Why is Solar gaining in popularity?

Q: Why is Solar gaining in popularity? A:  Solar energy is being recognized as the future of alternative energy sources, as it is non-polluting and helps combat the Greenhouse effect on global climate. Solar energy produces no pollution, it has no environmental effects, and is ecologically acceptable. (Link) Solar is also becoming more popular due […]

FAQ: How does solar affect my home equity value?

Q: How does solar affect my home equity value? A: According to the National Appraisal Institute, for every $1 reduction in annual utility bills you increase your home’s value by $20. Another bonus is that currently, your property tax won’t increase even one cent, and houses with solar electricity tend to sell faster in the […]

FAQ: How do solar panels work?

Solar panels convert light into low-voltage DC electricity. The electricity travels through power inverters where it is converted into 240-volt AC electricity, which is used in homes.  From the inverter, the electricity then travels to the home’s main distribution panel (breaker box). Any electricity that the home doesn’t use goes through the utility meter and onto the […]