The Complete Guide to Residential Solar Panels

Is my home right for solar?

You Own a home

You have > 100 sq. feet of unshaded roof space

You have > 100 sq. feet of unshaded roof space

then
Yes
you’re probably a good candidate for solar.
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What type of panels are best?

  • Monocrystaline

    Polycrystaline

    Thin Film

  • Cost Per Watt

  • Energy per sq feet

  • Life span

= Good Relative Performance

= Great Relative Performance

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Should I buy or Lease?

  • Solar Lease PPA

    Purchase / Finance

  • Greater Potential Return on Investment (ROI)

  • Lower Upfront Cost

  • Greater Tax Credits

  • Lower Maintenance

= Good Relative Performance

= Great Relative Performance

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What Parts Will Be Installed

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How can I get the best deal?

  • Compare at least 3 companies
  • Record warranty information
  • Ask about the contractors experience and industry certifications
  • Check online reviews
  • Compare the cost-per-watt for an apples-to-apples comparison between different systems
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