All About Solar Energy

Do you know all about solar energy?  Many people believe what they hear, but often what they hear is nothing more than solar power myths.

One myth is that solar is expensive.  NOT True.

With all the incentives, federal rebates and leasing options available, the price of a solar installation has been reduced significantly.  In some cases, for $0.00 out of pocket costs to you.

Another of the many myths about solar energy is that a solar installation will be cheaper if you “do it yourself”.  NOT True.

Completing any project yourself will be rewarding, but this installation requires four specific expertises.

1.  getting the right materials at the right price

2.  properly mounting your solar panels into an efficient system

3.  the ability to perform safe electrical work required for a solar system

4.  applying for the necessary permits and incentives that apply to you

Do you know someone who has told you that a new-updated version of solar power is just about to come out like the new iPhone or the iPad 3?  NOT True.

Unlike electrical gadgetry, solar technology has changed little in decades. Modern solar technology is reliable and efficient.  Solar panels for your home or for your business have been carefully designed and constructed requiring almost no changes or improvements in years.

Other solar power myths include solar panels are a fire hazard.  NOT True.

Solar panels are installed in accordance with a proven, comprehensive code.  They do not produce excessive heat and they are installed safely just like any other household circuit.

Of all the myths about solar power I find silly is that solar panels make it harder to sell your home or business.  NOT True.

Research proves solar electric systems help sell homes faster, often in half the time as a home without a system.  Solar panels attract buyers because many are aware of the heating and electric savings they will get when buying a home with a solar system.

Did you know that some people believe that installing solar on their roof will damage it?  NOT True.

If installed properly, a solar array system can actually protect the life of a roof by adding an extra layer that guards against the elements..

There are many myths about solar power that some people find it overwhelming.  If you want to learn all about solar energy, check out this report:  87 Myths About Solar Energy

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