Jonas Energy Solutions Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Solar Energy’

Are You Using Your Solar Air Conditioner Efficiently?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
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Of course, by the very nature of having a solar-powered air conditioner, you’re helping to boost your home’s energy efficiency. Unfortunately, though, there are still things you can be doing–even small things–that contribute to poor energy use, and therefore you end up spending more money than you should from month to month.

Summer is right around the corner and you want to make sure that your solar-powered air conditioner is ready for it! This means first ensuring that you schedule routine maintenance for the system. Air conditioner maintenance should be conducted by the pros once a year to ensure that the system performs well and doesn’t have any repair issues that need addressing right away.

With or without maintenance though, and whether your air conditioner is powered by the sun or you’re using the traditional electrical grid,here are some ways to use your cooling system more efficiently:

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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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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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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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