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

Is Going Solar Worth the Hype?

Monday, November 18th, 2019

female-construction-worker-standing-by-rows-of-solar-panelsBefore we answer that … were you aware that your HVAC system use accounts for half of all your energy usage? That’s why your electricity and gas bills are so much higher in the middle of summer—or winter for that matter. The thing is, it doesn’t have to be this way. There’s not a lot we can do to change the weather or how often you need these systems, but there is absolutely something we can do to help you drastically cut these costs—install solar panels.

If you haven’t guessed yet, our answer to the question of whether going solar is worth the hype is a resounding yes!

While installing solar panels has a relatively high price tag initially, it saves you money in the long run. If you’re wondering if installing solar will help you save money, we’re here to tell you it will. Here are a few of the top cost benefits of going solar:

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What to Know About Solar Panel Installation

Monday, October 21st, 2019

roof-with-solar-panels-on-topAre you considering having solar panels installed on your home? This is a popular home comfort choice in our area. After all, California gets more than enough sunshine, and with incentives and rebates 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 almost nothing, solar power is the way to go.

If you’re considering this installation, there’s no time like the present to do it! We’re blessed with pleasant, fairly predictable weather this time of the year, and our technicians are ready to help.

Before you schedule your solar panel installation, there are factors for you to consider. Our technicians will help you make an informed decision, but we want to offer a few discussion points for you to talk about when you call for your solar panel installation.

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Solar Attic Fans and Their Impact on Your Home

Monday, September 9th, 2019

solar-panels-on-red-roofWhen dealing with the throes of summer, there’s only so much you can do to keep your house cool—keep your air conditioner well maintained, close up your blinds to keep the sun out once it reaches a certain point, and turn on your solar attic fan. Wait, what’s that? You don’t have an attic fan?

Think about this scenario: during the hottest weeks of summer, the sun beats down on your roof for hours. The AC system has to work even harder to keep your home cool, with the compressor running for longer and longer. This means the AC can eventually struggle, which causes the system to wear down faster than it otherwise would. Fortunately, a solar attic fan professionally installed by our team is a great solution!

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What’s the Hype with Solar Electricity?

Monday, July 15th, 2019

solar-panels-installed-on-red-roofThe thing is, it’s not just hype. It’s a truly excellent solution to the increased energy usage our homes have accumulated in the past decade.

Solar electricity use results in increased energy efficiency, reduced electrical rates, improved reliability, and diminished emissions. It’s derived from the radiation of the sun, a powerful energy source that can be harnessed through the professional installation of solar panels.

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