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Can Solar Panels on My Roof Survive Hurricane force winds? If not, How to Protect them?

All communities on the Front Range of Colorado require new homes and for that matter new solar system at the homes to be engineered to withstand hurricane force wind that are occasionally flowing off the mountains to batter this area. In 11 years that I have been building solar system I have never heard of [...]

By | February 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do Solar Panels make Your Roof Last Longer?

Yes, that portion of the roof under the solar array will no longer age. The normal process of asphalt shingles degrading over time is caused by rain and wind knocking the small granular stones off the asphalt and then the sun’s UV rays eat away at the asphalt exposing the underlayment. Once a solar system [...]

By | February 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do Solar Panels Ruin Your Roof or make it leak?

If the array is installed by a qualified installer using a flashed attachment then absolutely the solar system will not damage your roof. In fact the portion of the roof under the solar system will never age any further as the harmful rays of the sun and force of rain no longer can get to [...]

By | February 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you eligible for solar investment tax credit?  

Solar investment tax credit, also referred to as the federal solar tax credit, is an incentive offered by the government to allow residential and commercial properties to deduct 30 percent of the cost of installing a solar energy system from their federal taxes. According to Section 25D of the federal tax credit, residential investment tax [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you eligible for Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit?

The use of renewable energy has been on the rise in the past few years because of its huge benefits when it comes to saving energy as well as its incredible efficiency. Additionally, those using renewable energy in their homes or businesses are offered incentives by the government as a way of encouraging more use [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Does Solar Energy Actually Power My Home?  

You get the general idea. But like many of us you are probably curious: How does solar work in my home? Let's take a closer look. Solar power is really very interesting. And you may be surprised what you thought you knew. The Solar Basics Solar rays are a form of power. They heat the day and [...]

By | November 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What 5 questions should I ask before hiring a company to install solar panels on my home? 

Going solar is definitely an option many homeowners are considering today. Solar energy offers plenty of benefits to you, the major one being huge savings on energy bills. Once you have decided to go solar and determined your equipment as well as financing options, the next step is to contract a reliable installation company to [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Winter Weather May Affect Your Solar Energy System

How will your photovoltaic (PV) system withstand Colorado's snowy winters? Pretty well! The truth is that solar panels are built to last decades, and part of their appeal is that they have no need for annual winterproofing or maintenance. Can ice and snow damage solar panels? snowy solar panels on the roof of a house [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Solar Panels are the eco-friendly solution but is your roof ready? 

Now is a great time to invest in your eco-friendly home and the future with solar energy. For a limited time, the federal government has extended to "residential solar tax credit", which entitles those who purchase solar panels to provide green energy to their homes and earn a credit equal to 30% of cost, including solar [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Does your real estate appraiser have the knowledge of solar energy to adequately value your home?  

Research has shown host-owned solar energy systems overwhelmingly benefit and boost the value of homes, similar to kitchen remodels, pool installations and other renovations. Before you have your home valued, make sure to select a real estate appraiser who is knowledgeable about solar energy, its costs and benefits and how to leverage that information in [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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