Solar Increases Home Resale Value

Solar Increases Home Resale Value

Solar has many benefits. Your home uses less energy from the utility because you are replacing that energy with solar energy. This saves money on your energy bill and protects our environment by reducing the home’s carbon footprint. All this good stuff has led many Seattle area home owners to invest in solar. But, what many people have not yet caught on to is that solar panels also increase the value of your home.

10 Ways to Conserve Energy and Reduce Personal Climate Impact in the Home

10 Ways to Conserve Energy and Reduce Personal Climate Impact in the Home

Climate. Change. It is a huge issue for us to get our minds around. We know that changes need to be made on both the corporate and personal scales. Many of us feel overwhelmed. Where do we start and what makes a difference? We’ve compiled our top 10 tips on how we can reduce climate impact at home.
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The Power of Residential Solar Energy—How It Works

The Power of Residential Solar Energy—How It Works

Solar generated electricity continues to grow as the world’s fastest-growing energy source. And as it grows, this means that more residents incorporate solar energy into their households. 

Let’s look into how to understand how the home solar process works.

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How to Clean Solar Panels for Better Efficiency

How to Clean Solar Panels for Better Efficiency

Solar panels are exposed to the elements including the sun, wind and debris including bird droppings, dust, leaves and more. While solar panels are generally maintenance free, there may come a time when you will need to clean them. When debris are heavy enough to block natural sunlight, it is plausible that those obstructions can result in reduced power levels from the solar panels.
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Pros and Cons: Professional Solar Installation vs. DIY

Pros and Cons: Professional Solar Installation vs. DIY

Decades ago, solar panels were still experimental technology unknown to the average consumer. Today, solar popularity is on the rise with many homeowners considering installations. Most homeowners end up asking themselves—should I do it myself or hire a professional? Before you make a decision, consider the pros and cons of each.
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5 Reasons to Buy Solar in the Winter

5 Reasons to Buy Solar in the Winter

With the environmental and financial benefits it can offer, solar power has been growing in popularity every year. Thinking of going solar? Do it this winter! Most people assume that spring or summer is the appropriate time to put up solar panels. After all, it means more sunshine and translates to more energy production for the year. However, the truth might surprise you.
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