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Also referred to as solar PV (photovoltaic) technology, solar electricity is increasing in popularity for homeowners and residents throughout Sacramento and the surrounding areas. Solar panel installation, coupled with the use of solar electricity for all your home’s appliances, can have an immense impact on reducing your carbon footprint and helping you save money. Trust in our solar electricity experts here at Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort, Inc.!
The installation specialists and service professionals here at Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort, Inc. are qualified to service a variety of solar electric products and services, from solar pool heaters and attic fans to the StorEdge Backup Battery. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us to learn more about your solar options and how our team can help you improve your energy efficiency and cut down on utility costs in the meantime.
Reach out to “The Guys in the Big Red Trucks” today and learn more about the benefits of solar electricity!
The new IRS Federal Tax Form 5695 is now available. If you are purchasing a Solar Electric system, a solar water heating system, or a geothermal heating and cooling system, or a geothermal heating and cooling system from Sierra Pacific, you may qualify for a Federal Tax Credit.
- 26% for systems placed in service after 12/31/2019 and before 12/31/2022
Also, if you purchased a qualifying furnace, a high-efficiency air conditioner, or heat pump, you also qualify for a tax credit of a specified dollar amount.
Tax Form 5695 is the form you will need when you file your taxes. If you have other questions, please take form 5695 and your Sierra Pacific contract to your tax consultant. To download the form, please click here and scroll to the link at the bottom of the page.
The Benefits of Solar Electricity in Sacramento
The cost of going solar does require a primary investment. But the month–to–month savings you’ll see as a result will quickly add up to give you an optimal return on investment. Additionally, there are great financial incentives out there today to help you with the initial purchase, such as the Solar Federal Tax Credit.
Depending on your credit score, it’s very likely that you can finance a solar electric system and save enough money with lower electric bills that you’ll see no—or very little—increase on your monthly payments. It’s similar to having your electric company pay for your solar PV panels!
How Do Solar Panels Work?
Solar photovoltaic panels convert sunlight into electricity due to the photovoltaic effect—that is, when sunlight strikes the special material which solar panels are made of, the material sheds electrons. The electrons are then absorbed by an electrical circuit embedded within the material.
Next, the electrons form a direct current which is converted into alternating current by an inverter that’s installed with your solar PV panels. This alternating current is then run into your home, and can be used by any electrical device in your Sacramento, CA home!
Solar Installation in Sacramento, CA
To ensure the effectiveness of your solar PV panels, the best thing you can do is have them professionally installed by solar experts. Here at Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort, Inc., we provide complete and accurate PV panel installations for different types of solar systems. Some of the most popular solar energy installations include:
- Whole-home solar panels
- Solar pool heaters
- Solar generators
- Solar water heaters
- Attic fans
- StorEdge backup batteries
We are committed to your complete satisfaction, and the quality of work that we do—we understand how important reliable electric services are to the basic operations of your home. Our PV panel installation specialists will work with you to find a system, or combination of systems, to match your home’s needs and your budget. And because we understand that solar panels are consistently exposed to a number of weather conditions that can affect them, we offer quality repairs, too.
We have over 30 years of experience with hundreds of thousands of customers throughout Sacramento, CA and beyond—we look forward to serving you!
Contact us today to schedule your solar PV panel installation, repair, or maintenance appointment.