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Five Things To Do After You Get Solar

Posted by Margaret Collins In Sunday, February 21 2010 under: solar guide, Solar Homes, home solar

Being an effective solar home owner doesn't end when the solar panels go on your roof: read below to find out how to make sure you maximize your investment in solar energy. If you're just joining us in this series, brush up here on Five Things To Do Before You Get Solar and Five Things To Do When You Get Solar.

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Five Things To Do When You Get Solar

Posted by Margaret Collins In Saturday, February 20 2010 under: solar guide, Solar Homes

Congratulations, you've decided to make your home a solar home. You've reached the decision after careful thought and some essential first steps. The question is, what happens now?

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Five Things To Do Before You Get Solar

Posted by Margaret Collins In Friday, February 19 2010 under: solar guide, Solar Homes

Updated for 2016: This post is as timely as ever, the basics have not changed:  Solar installations can reduce your monthly electric bill, provide you with clean power, protect you from the rising costs of energy over time, and present a strong, reliable investment. But don't just jump right in--make sure you've got your bases covered:

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A Guide to Solar Panels

Posted by Margaret Collins In Friday, January 22 2010 under: Solar Panels, solar guide, Solar PV Panels, Solar Technology

Update for 2016: This post is still very timely: Solar panels, mounting hardware, inverter, wiring and conduit, specialized meters: these are the components of all photovoltaic (PV) systems. But it's the solar panels themselves that not only make up the bulk of your solar quote, but whose technology, costs, and applications are the most hotly contested. People ask me all the time what the differences are among panels--here's a thorough but lay-person friendly answer.

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Is Solar Power Right for You?: The Answer

Posted by Margaret Collins In Wednesday, August 6 2008 under: solar guide, Solar Homes, installing solar, Cost and Financing

Come to GetSolar.com and read our in-depth article about how to determine if it makes sense for you to pursue solar photovoltaics for your home.

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Is Solar Power Right for You?

Posted by Margaret Collins In Wednesday, July 30 2008 under: solar guide, Solar Homes, installing solar

Before you start calling installers, you should be in control of some basic facts about your home, electric usage, and financial situation: solar can make a lot of sense and it's a great technology, but it's not right for everyone. Read the full article on GetSolar.com.

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