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It is clear that switching over to home solar power is a sound financial investment, as well as a monumental step for anyone who is concerned about the environmental issues facing all of us. As long as you go through the right channels, you can save a whole lot of money and help stop fossil dependency in the process.
Solar Panels are an Affordable Innovation That Saves Money
Here at Verengo Solar, we are committed to a better future. We truly want people to be able to use clean solar energy as their primary power source. That is why we offer low prices, affordable financing plans, and even $0 down leasing options. Essentially, if you want to go solar, we will help you to make it happen.
Before you make your decision, we recommend that you talk to one of our solar specialists about your available options. There are different kinds of solar energy systems, and what works for one home may not be ideal for yours. It is important to have your home evaluated so that a custom solar energy system can be made. This will allow you to get the most efficiency possible, without spending more money than is necessary.
There are two kinds of solar energy systems – grid-tied and off-grid. As you can probably tell, the grid-tied system is connected to the grid, and the off-grid system is not. For Long Island, New York residents, most homeowners use grid-tied systems. Although being off of the grid entirely may be appealing, there are some downsides to using that kind of system.
The main drawback is that off-grid systems tend to be more expensive to upkeep. You will require batteries or generators to use when the sun is not shining, and those can be costly. Off-grid systems also tend to be less reliable. A grid-tied system is ideal because it prevents you from ever losing power on cloudy days or at night. When the sun is not shining, your house will simply pull power from the grid like any other home.
The main difference between systems is that when the sun is shining, all of the excess energy that you are not using is fed back into the grid on a grid-tied platform. The grid will then use that energy to power the grid. Essentially, you are creating and selling clean power to the very same utility company that used to charge you! This is a great way to save on your energy bill, and also reduce your carbon footprint significantly. Another positive aspect about grid-tied systems is that they qualify for government rewards and incentives.
Another factor to consider is whether you will be using monocrystalline panels or polycrystalline panels. One of our solar specialists will be able to help you to determine the best course of action for your home, but really the decision is up to you. Monocrystalline panels tend to be a bit more expensive, but they also perform better. Polycrystalline panels may cost a bit less, but they may not run as efficiently. Many households are able to run just fine using polycrystalline, and others do better with monocrystalline. It varies from home to home, and we can help identify a system that will work best for your application.
Going Green Helps the Environment and our Nation
Now that you know a little bit more about your home solar panel options and how they differ, you can start planning your investment wisely. Our expert staff is always available to help you in any way. Installing solar panels on your Long Island, New York home is a wonderful way to save money, while also helping to make the planet a better place. With a little bit of knowledge and the right people on your side, you can really make a difference in your own life, and the lives of those around you.
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About Verengo Solar
Verengo Inc. has changed the way America thinks about solar! Verengo ranked #1 on the Solar Power World list of Top Residential Solar Contractors in the U.S.1, has been named to Inc. Magazine’s List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies and consistently maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. The company markets, sells and installs solar photovoltaic systems, which enable homeowners to save money on their electricity bills and replace dirty electricity with clean, renewable energy. Verengo has grown 700% over the past 4 years and has added 900 new employees over that period. A recent survey found that 92% of Verengo customers would refer the company to their friends and family. The company has earned this recognition and customer satisfaction by making solar easy and affordable for its customers and delivering superior customer service.
1.Source: Solar Power World. Verengo operates exclusively in the residential solar sector.