How Solar Energy Works

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Solar panels can save a lot of money, but the technology remains mysterious to most of us. We all know solar panels create energy, but how exactly do they convert sunlight into electricity? Read on to learn more about the technology of solar cells and panels and how they connect you to energy independence and … Read more

Are You Interested In (so called) Free Solar? 

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Is Rooftop Solar really free? The truth is that many homeowners can make the switch for the same or less than they are currently paying for electricity. So for no additional cost, you may be able to make the switch to solar, and in that sense, the switch to solar is “free.”

Flagstaff Collision Center Goes Solar

Commercial Solar installation on the roof of Flagstaff Collision Center

Rooftop Solar partnered with the Flagstaff Collision Center and their construction contractor, WesPac Construction, to harness the power of the sun by installing an 83.2 kW solar array at their new location in East Flagstaff. 

3 Key Reasons to Go Solar in the Summer

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Every season is a good season to go solar but due to incentives, higher production, and larger bills, you may see the most benefit from making to switch during the summer months.

Micro Inverters Vs String Inverters for Solar Panels in Hot Climates

Solar Inverters in hot climates

The inverter plays a critical role in any solar power system design. It converts direct current (DC) produced by the solar panels and converts it into alternating current and makes it usable. Many consider it the “Brain” of the entire system. There are a lot of conversations out there about grid tie inverters and how … Read more

Going Solar: What You Should Know About Solar & Utilities

So you’re exploring solar. It’s good for the planet, it’s a renewable source of electricity, and it will save you money in the long run. The first step in going solar is understanding your current utility costs and understanding the extent that solar power systems will or may affect your electric bills. This is often … Read more

Project Spotlight: San Francisco de Asis Parish and School

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System Type: Custom Roof Mount; Grid-Tied System Size: 116.82 kW; School and Sanctuary Equipment & Features: – (396) 295 Watt PV Modules – Custom S5 Metal Roofing Hardware – Fronius Symo Inverters Estimated CO2 Reduction: 9,702,182 lbs In the spring of 2018, Rooftop Solar finished construction on the award winning San Francisco De Asis Catholic … Read more

Amicus: The Power of Community

One of the many things that makes us unique is our commitment to not only sustainability, but community. We believe interconnection and cooperation are the driving factors to a healthy and successful society. For these reasons, we have partnered with the solar cooperative Amicus – who’s drive to better serve the environment and make solar … Read more

Adam Bruce

Project Developer

Adam joined the Rooftop Solar Fam after working with some of the industry’s largest solar companies. He has over 10 years experience in the solar industry and 20 years experience in construction. His passion for renewable energy and helping his clients make the right decision for their family or business is very clear and he has been involved in hundreds of small to large projects throughout Arizona.

 

Adam is a husband, father, brother and friend to everyone who meets him! A true Arizona native, he loves being in the great outdoors with friends and family; especially when bikes, backpacks, kayaks, trails or guitars are involved!

 

Fun Fact: Adam was once lead man for one of AZ’s most popular bands!

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