Solar Earth Choice does not offer any solar water heating systems. However, we may offer this service in the future.
Net metering allows homeowners to receive money for the excess electricity their home is producing. The term refers to the method of accounting for the photovoltaic or PV system production. This is what allows homeowners to offset their electric bill. The kilowatts generated are first applied to the home, then the excess is fed into […]
Solar savings will vary greatly from person to person. In some cases, your utility provider may pay you for the excess energy your home is producing.
The ideal cool roof customer will be in a hot climate. Keep in mind that cooler areas may see reduced heat gains, which can raise heating costs. While the roof may be more susceptible to alge or mold growth in warmer climates, special coatings can prevent this for a few years. In colder climates, the […]
A cool roof is designed to reflect sunlight and absorb less heat. They are an energy-efficient solution that uses reflective tiles, sheet coverings, or paint to reduce heat intake. Normal and dark roofs can reach high temperatures of over 150 degrees. Cool roofs reduce this amount by over 50 degrees, helping to conserve energy and […]
In some cases, parties with no federal tax liability can use a third-party system owner to take advantage of the ITC. The system passes the savings from installer to host customer.
Information on investment credits and current IRS federal tax Form 3268 can be found here.
Currently, tax credits for solar energy are available through December 31st, 2019. The tax credit is expected to decrease from 30 percent to 26 percent in 2020 and to 22 percent in 2021.
The solar ITC for residents is 30 percent of the system cost with no cap limits.