While comparing quotes can be difficult in any arena, it is a particularly troublesome for homeowners going solar. Fortunately, there are a few short tricks that enable customers to accurately differentiate between competing bids. This article will break down the three key steps: 1) normalizing the numbers; 2) assessing the quality; and 3) analyzing the … Read moreThe Expert Guide to Comparing Solar Quotes
As with many other aspects of a home, aesthetics is a primary concern for most residents considering a solar system installation. A properly-crafted solar array can maintain and even improve the appearance of a roof by covering unsightly roof characteristics and by accenting its overall appearance. An attractive solar array requires several key features: covering … Read moreSolar Panel System Aesthetics: What to Look For
One of the most common questions we get from homeowners is: “Can my Home Owners’ Association prohibit me from getting solar on my roof?” The short answer is no, but it depends on your situation. Virginia and Maryland are two of the twenty-five states in the U.S. which have solar access laws that stop homeowners’ … Read moreCan my HOA Prohibit Rooftop Solar in Virginia, Maryland, or DC?
Battery storage can be a particularly confusing topic for homeowners who are interested in solar power. Knowing more about the variety of systems, and what goals they achieve, are two key factors in deciding what type of solar storage system is right for you. Solar power systems have four different storage options: 1) Self-Consumption, 2) … Read moreDo I Need Batteries for My Solar Power System?