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Critter Guards for Your Solar Panels

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Home solar panels typically are mounted only a few inches from the roof. While this gap allows air to circulate under the panels to prevent the array from overheating, it also can attract pesky critters. Do You Need a Critter Guard? Critter guards are not essential, but they have proven helpful in protecting homeowners’ solar […]

Using the Nest E Smart Thermostat With Solar

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The Nest Thermostat E allows homeowners and businesses to take their energy consumption habits into their own hands. Combining these two devices helps decrease pollution, saves customers money, and increases self-sufficiency. It makes sense to add smart thermostats to homes that already draw most or all of their power from the sun. How Smart Thermostats […]

An Inside Look at EIA’s Hourly Electric Grid Monitor

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What is the appeal of hourly electric grid monitoring? At first glance, this information may seem irrelevant — at least for the average joe looking for residential solar. However, it actually can be quite useful. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a beta of their new website in August of 2019. One of the […]

Combining Energy Efficient Roofing With Photovoltaics

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Installing solar on a home is a great way to decrease power bills. However, if they are combined with an energy-efficient roof, it can maximize savings and environmental impact. Although solar panels can be installed on just about any roofing material, some combine better with solar arrays than others. What sets these roofing materials apart […]

Travel Trailers and Solar on the Side

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For many adventurers, using a camper means more than the occasional glamping trip. It’s a lifestyle. They travel from one place to the next instead of staying in a stationary home. Many of these nomads boondock somewhere. When an RV parks off-grid for extended periods, it’s called boondocking. Since these campsites don’t have water, sewer, […]

Panel Racking System Brand and Benefits

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When it comes to solar PV, everyone tends to focus on the quality of the solar panel. While the type and quality of solar panels can determine the longevity of the array, it is also good to consider the quality of the solar array’s racking system.   Solar panel racking is part of the balance of system […]

6 Ways To Bring Solar Lighting Into the Home

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Lighting your home can get expensive fast. That’s why many people turn off the lights when they leave a room or, at least, when they leave the house. If, however, you implement solar lighting you won’t have to worry about your electric bill. 6. Solar Powered String Lights Solar-powered Christmas lights are one way to […]

Why You Should Switch to LED

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As A top-rated solar installer, Go Solar Group cares about your home’s energy. The first step is a change in the way we purchase, use and manage our light bulbs. To keep up, homeowners must take note of the changes made to national regulations. These regulations suggest a switch to LED lights is a good […]

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