Jonas Energy Solutions Blog: Archive for the ‘Solar Energy’ Category

Frequently Asked Questions about Solar Energy

Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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More and more homeowners are discovering the benefits of going solar. Not only does it allow you to use the free resource of the sun for your electric needs, but it helps save you hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars over the course of the years in energy costs when you run things like your HVAC system.

Still though, people are sometimes hesitant about going solar, especially when they look at the initial cost of installation. It’s not always the easiest purchase for most homeowners. The good news is, there are federal and local incentives to going solar, plus as we just mentioned, going solar will save you by way of energy costs.

We’d like to help ease your mind by answering some of the most common questions we hear about solar panel installation and using solar energy. Read on!

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Solar Panel Installation: Ground Mounted or Roof Mounted?

Monday, April 19th, 2021
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Solar panels have been great for helping homeowners to live a more eco-friendly life, while enjoying comfort at the lowest possible price. However, when a homeowner goes to have solar panels installed, they oftentimes think that their only option is to have rooftop panels installed. While this does work in many cases, it can be harder for some home types to reap all the benefits that solar energy can bring from the roof—particularly if it’s a small roof space or not angled in an ideal way.

What many people don’t realize is that there is an alternative option! This option is ground-mounted solar panels. This isn’t the right choice for every home, but they’re the best choice for many. Read on to learn more.

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What You Should Know About Solar Power

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

“Solar power” is the phrase on the tip of everyone’s tongue when it comes to smart energy solutions. If you’re thinking of ways to reduce your carbon footprint, decrease your energy bill, and help your home, then this is a great solution. We’re a team that fully backs solar energy in Windsor, CA. There are so many perks of living in California, and one is the amount of sunshine we get—even up here in NorCal. You can put this sun exposure to good use for your home with the help of our technicians.

Now, when we talk about solar, we’re met with a lot of questions. People know what solar entails on the surface, but they don’t know the technical backing that goes behind it. We’re here to make sure you have every detail you need.

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Tips for a Successful Solar Panel Installation

Monday, December 14th, 2020
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In our previous blog post, we talked about ways that solar panel users could save even more money while using solar energy.

What’s important to remember though, is that solar panels and solar panel installations can only be successful if they’re professionally done and well cared for. We’ve collected some tips to share with you that guide homeowners on how to care for their solar panels in a way that ensures successful implementation. Read on!

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How Solar Panel Users Can Save Even More Energy

Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Solar panels on the roof of private home

Are you one of the many homeowners in Lake County who have discovered the benefits of going solar? If so, then you’re already saving considerable energy, and therefore saving money. But there is much more you can do to achieve high electrical energy efficiency in addition to going solar. A lot of it has to do with how efficiently you use your HVAC systems!

The thing is, even with solar power, your HVAC systems make up half of all your home’s energy use. That’s a lot! Much of this energy is used when your HVAC systems cycle on and off. Considering how hot and humid our summers get and how chilly our winters can become, you’re going to be using both your heater and your air conditioner a lot. Boosting efficiency is done in some simple steps we are going to cover below, and boosting that efficiency will help you save even more energy and money.

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Solar Panel Installation: Is Roof-Mounted or Ground-Mounted Better?

Monday, November 16th, 2020
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The short answer to this is, “It depends”!

Just by exploring the idea of going solar, you’re already taking an important step toward living more eco-friendly while reducing your expenses. But, we get it. When you see all the options out there for solar panel installation, it can get overwhelming. Perhaps you thought roof-mounted solar panels were the only option, and that ground-mounted wasn’t a choice at all. Or maybe you’re not sure if your community or HOA allows solar panels to be installed.

Whenever you need help making a decision about solar or you’re exploring your options, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team. In the meantime, read on to learn about the difference between solar-mounted and roof-mounted solar panels, to decide which is right for your specific needs and home.

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Benefits of Investing in Solar Energy

Monday, October 19th, 2020
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The first thing we’re going to say about investing in solar energy is that it’s totally worth it! Of course, we guess you’d expect us to say that, right?

Seriously though, with the numerous advancements in solar energy technology throughout the past decade or so, it really is a great investment to go solar, especially for those of us on the sunny west coast. Homeowners will find that they qualify for a host of incentives by going solar, and there are other cost-saving benefits, as well.

If you are considering getting solar panels professionally installed in order to save money on electricity, now is a great time to do so! Read on as we uncover the benefits of this choice.

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