Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Go Green’ Category

Why Solar Energy Installation Is Not a DIY Task

Monday, January 14th, 2019

solar-panelsSolar energy is an attractive offer. After all, who wouldn’t want to effortlessly make their own electricity? There’s even a chance you can sell that energy back to the electrical company.

Of course, not everyone is convinced that solar energy is worth the cost. They’re willing to go through the back-channels in order to get solar energy at a price they believe is right. Often, that means going the DIY route. But don’t be fooled by videos and articles online—solar energy installation is by no means a DIY task.

Not only is it dangerous to work with electricity, but the world of solar energy is complicated right now. It’s better to trust in a professional. Here’s why:

Continue Reading

3 Myths About HVAC and Solar Energy

Monday, November 5th, 2018

solar-panel-installationFor those who believe in renewable energy, solar energy is all the rage. And for those who aren’t? Well… They certainly have many reservations against them. And not all of them are entirely based on fact. There are many myths and misconceptions about solar energy that we believe are preventing people from taking the plunge. In this post, we’ll go over just three myths about Solar Energy.

Continue Reading

3 Ways to Get Started With Solar Energy

Monday, August 27th, 2018

solar-energy-electricityIf you’re reading this post, it’s most likely because you’re interested in clean and sustainable energy source. At the same time, you’ve undoubtedly heard many arguments against solar energy. This might leave you skeptical about whether solar energy is everything it’s made out to be—especially after looking at the upfront costs of installing such a system.

Going solar can sound like a risk for some people, so we’ve put together a list of solar energy products that can help you transition into going full solar, starting with the least to most impactful on your home energy usage.

Continue Reading

The Benefits of Solar Electricity

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Much has been made of the advances in solar electric power during the last few years. This type of technology tends to move forward rapidly in just a short amount of time. Here in sunny California, homeowners have a number of incentives to install solar panels on their property. The benefits are considerable and should never be underestimated. If you’re thinking about using solar power to run your system, now is the time to act. Some of the benefits of such a system can include to following:

Continue Reading

Solar Panels Are Easier to Install Than Ever

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Solar panels have been moving forward in leaps and bound over the last few years as the technology becomes less expensive and more effective. California is one of the best places in the world to take advantage of those advances. We get copious sunshine all year, and homeowners interested in saving money on their electric bill would do extremely well to install them. The benefits are immense and there’s never been a better time to follow up on your options.

Continue Reading

3 Factors to Consider When Installing Solar Panels

Monday, January 1st, 2018

solar-panel-installationCalifornia is blessed with sunshine, and with incentives from the state, solar panels are getting easier and more affordable to install. If you’d like to do your part for the environment while cutting your electricity bills down to nothing, there are few better ways to do it than with solar energy. If you’re thinking of adding solar panels to your home, now is an ideal time to do it, and technicians are standing by to help you plan and install your system.

Before you do that, however, you should start thinking about some of the factors that will be involved. The sooner you can get a handle on them, the sooner you can start enjoying the benefits solar energy has to offer. Here are a few things to talk over with your service technician as you start the planning process.

Continue Reading