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Which Is Better: Solar Panels or a Solar Water Heater?

In Residential Solar by The LeverEdge

Have you been trying to decide which is the better investment between solar panels and a solar water heater? The short answer is that “regular” solar panels may be the better option if you have a large roof and that a solar water heater may be better if your home has a smaller roof. However, the long answer is more …

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Why Should I Get a Solar Attic Fan?

In Residential Solar by The LeverEdge

What’s the hype about solar attic fans? Solar attic fans have a variety of benefits compared to passive or electric attic vents. Read on for more information about why you should make the upgrade today. Protect Your Roof Improperly vented attics can lead to heat pockets, which melt the snow on your roof in patches. Then, the melted snow freezes …

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2022 Is the Perfect Year to Get Solar Panels

In Residential Solar by The LeverEdge

Did you know you can get a 26% tax credit for installing solar panels by the end of 2022? Solar panels installed in 2023 will be eligible for a 22% tax credit – after that, the tax credit will expire unless Congress renews it. That makes this year the best time to invest in solar panels. Let’s look at the …

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Protect Your Roof This Winter With a Solar Attic Fan

In Residential Solar by The LeverEdge

While summer might seem like a more logical time to install a solar attic fan, putting one in this winter can help protect your roof from damaging ice dams. Read on for more about how a solar attic fan can help protect your roof in the winter. As an added bonus, we’ll share more upgrades you can make to your …

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Heat Your Water for Less This Winter With a Solar Water Heater

In Residential Solar by The LeverEdge

With winter right around the corner and increased utility bills up ahead, now is the perfect time to invest in a solar water heater. In fact, you could save hundreds of dollars a year when you heat your water with the power of the sun rather than using electricity. How do solar water heaters work? What are their benefits? What …

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Fall Isn’t Too Late to Install a Solar Attic Fan

In Residential Solar by The LeverEdge

If you thought about upgrading to a solar attic fan earlier in the summer, but you never quite got around to it, it’s not too late to experience the benefits. In fact, fall may be one of the best seasons to install a solar attic fan! Let’s take a look at the many benefits of a solar attic fan and …

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Don’t Drain Your Pool Yet – Extend Your Swimming Season With a Solar Pool Heater

In Residential Solar by The LeverEdge

Now that Labor Day has passed, many people are draining their pools, already preparing for the cooler temperatures of fall. What if you didn’t have to drain your pool yet? A solar pool heater can increase your pool’s temperature by 10-15 degrees without adding to your electric bill! Let’s talk about solar pool heaters and why you should add one …

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Are Solar Panels Worth the Cost?

In Residential Solar by The LeverEdge

Are solar panels worth the cost? If you’re thinking about investing in solar panels, this is probably your first question. The answer isn’t a simple yes or no. There are too many variables. Here are some ways to help you decide if solar panels are the right choice for you and your home. 1. Consider Your Sunlight Exposure You don’t …