Lower electric bills are one of the biggest selling points of installing a solar PV system. But how exactly does adding solar provide these savings? For customers early in the process of evaluating a solar purchase, the specific dynamics aren’t always clear. As a solar professional, being able to give potential customers a concrete unders…Trevor House
Solar Finance 101
An introductory primer on the financial considerations of solar installations.
With many solar installations costing tens of thousands of dollars, a solar project is a significant investment for most customers. Fortunately, there are a number of financing options to help clients install solar without breaking the bank. Navigating the decision-making process, however, can be daunting for those unfamiliar with solar f…Gwen Brown
In addition to understanding what financing options exist to help customers pay for a solar installation (as discussed in the previous article in this series), it is important to understand how these options compare side by side. In this article, we walk you through some important considerations to bear in mind when evaluating the variou…Trevor House
While the initial price tag of a solar installation may seem high, it's important to communicate to your customers that the total cost may be significantly lower after applying available credits and rebates. The federal government and many states have enacted policies to reduce the cost of solar installations in order to incentivize inves…Trevor House
When communicating with prospective clients about installing solar, it's likely that they will have questions about the value of your design relative to other proposals they receive. Being able to provide metrics that communicate what the solar installation will be worth over its lifetime will help them more easily understand the value yo…Trevor House