Solar panels can charge electric vehicles if set up properly. Solar power and electric vehicles make a great combo to reduce your carbon footprint. Get your energy needs from a renewable source and lower energy costs.
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Whether to clean solar panels is a great question we get with every solar power installation we do. Our answer is simple: Century Roof and Solar does not actually recommend cleaning solar panels more than once annually. And in the Bay Area, one good winter rain will do the job for you! Homeowners and commercial […]
Solar power is simply harnessing the sun’s radiant energy and turning it into power. It is a critical form of alternative energy as we move away from our over-reliance on fossil fuels. At the homeowners’ level, though, the growing interest in solar power is driven by eliminating home energy bills. Rapid growth has also been […]
Residential solar panels have been around for a long time. Today more than 2 million homes have solar panels according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), and they project installations to double by 2023. Solar panels can save money on homeowners’ energy bills and they contribute to a healthier environment as a source of […]
Solar panel systems are both popular with Northern Californians, and mandated by the state for new home construction. So solar system installations are happening all over the Bay Area! Do Solar Panels Make Sense for Your Home? What are the benefits of installing a solar energy system on your roof or on your property? There […]
Solar energy is highly popular due to its increasing affordability and eco-friendly environmental impact. Solar tiles and panels, once installed, pay for themselves over time because the maintenance costs are low. The solar panel setup cost is an investment, with the break-even for a modern 2,500 sq. ft. house only a few years away. Follow […]
How does the temperature affect solar roofing? You may be surprised at the answer! Learn the difference between heat and energy & the role of absorption!
By converting the sun’s rays into electricity, solar panels provide a wonderful renewable source of energy for homes and businesses. Although these units are manufactured to withstand the impact of mother nature, they still get damaged. Broken glass (from rocks, hail, a failing panel mount, and sometimes even bullets) is the most widespread problem. The […]
Energy savings, reduced carbon footprint and increased home value make Bay Area solar solutions an attractive choice. To optimize the advantages you can gain, it’s essential to know of these primary considerations when going solar:
Our Bay Area solar company discusses 4 steps on how to maximize the energy efficiency of your solar roofing installation.