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Is going solar worth it on your home?

Video seen on ABC15 Arizona  |  June 21, 2017.   Google recently launched a website to help you estimate the cost of savings, by going solar. The goal of the website is also to use satellites to let you know who is using solar panels in your neighborhood While the concept was good, solar [...]

By | 2017-06-28T14:26:38+00:00 June 28th, 2017|solar blog|Comments Off on Is going solar worth it on your home?

Is Solar A Good Investment?

Whenever a solar electrical system purchase is being considered, to lower someone’s utility bills, the one question that sometimes arises is about payback. How long will the savings created by a solar electric system take to equal its cost? Or, what is the Return of Investment on solar? The simple method for calculating payback is [...]

By | 2017-06-28T14:31:41+00:00 February 13th, 2017|solar blog|Comments Off on Is Solar A Good Investment?

Top 2 Paths to Solar Ownership

Whenever a solar electrical system purchase is being considered, the number one question that sometimes arises is “How will it be paid for?” While there has been a lot of publicity for sophisticated leasing models over the last few years there has not been much talk over solar ownership. We at Southface Solar Electric thought [...]

By | 2017-06-28T16:21:49+00:00 May 3rd, 2013|solar blog|Comments Off on Top 2 Paths to Solar Ownership

The Economics of Installing Solar

The big question for any homeowner considering installing solar power is a simple one: How quickly will the system pay for itself? The short answer: It depends on where you live. That doesn't just mean how sunny it is, though weather obviously matters. Just as important are subsidies, such as tax credits and rebates, which [...]

By | 2017-07-18T14:38:18+00:00 September 20th, 2012|solar blog|Comments Off on The Economics of Installing Solar

Producing Solar Power & Happy Customers

In January 2012 I met Ken Choate, sales rep for SSE, as one of five solar companies I contacted for a bid to purchase a photovoltaoc solar system. Since I had researched such a system, Ken was the only sales rep of the five who responded to my many questions as I expected based on [...]

By | 2013-04-09T17:31:43+00:00 August 22nd, 2012|testimonials|Comments Off on Producing Solar Power & Happy Customers

Mesa Considers Solar Incentives for Homes, Businesses

Mesa is preparing to bolster incentives to residents and businesses who want to cut their electric bills by installing solar panels. The city’s current approach hasn’t made solar a popular option. Of the 15,000 customers in the Mesa-owned utility, only five homeowners have solar panels. But other homeowners are considering solar panels if the city [...]

By | 2013-04-09T17:31:43+00:00 July 17th, 2012|solar blog|Comments Off on Mesa Considers Solar Incentives for Homes, Businesses

Big Savings With Solar

My husband wanted to install a solar system on our home for quite a while, I agreed with him, but I was very unsure of the initial cost, how the misc. rebates worked and the system itself and of getting a quality job performed. We had the opportunity to work with Southface Solar on a [...]

By | 2013-04-09T17:31:43+00:00 July 16th, 2012|testimonials|Comments Off on Big Savings With Solar

Solar: Life, Liberty And The Pursuit of Energy Independence

No energy source is more American than solar. Technologies to convert sunshine to electricity were pioneered in the U.S. half a century ago at Bell Labs, and quickly became a source of inspiration and imagination. In the last several years, solar energy has awoken from yesterday’s dream to today’s reality. Last year, the U.S. solar [...]

By | 2013-04-09T17:31:43+00:00 July 10th, 2012|solar blog|Comments Off on Solar: Life, Liberty And The Pursuit of Energy Independence

What Homeowners Need to Know About the Solar Energy Credit

I recently noticed that my electric bill has been soaring recently—closing in on $600 to $700 a month. With the summer heat about to hit its peak, I decided to do some investigating to find ways to bring down my bill. I discovered that a solar system can bring down my bill considerably and after [...]

By | 2013-04-09T17:31:43+00:00 June 7th, 2012|solar questions|Comments Off on What Homeowners Need to Know About the Solar Energy Credit
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