Types of Solar Panels

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One of the most common considerations for any solar homeowner is what solar panel types are available and which is the best option for you. This question comes up when considering the efficiency, aesthetics, and of course the cost of the system. Generally speaking, there are three different types of solar panels: monocrystalline, polycrystalline, and … Read more

Do Solar Panels Work in the Snow?

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Snow can be a major consideration for many solar customers in colder climates, both for homeowners looking into solar and for current customers. The good news is the snow has a minimal effect on the production of the system and is fully accounted for in the design phase. In fact, snow can be good for … Read more

A Bright Future For Solar

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The world of solar has been greeted with some very bright news early this year, as we leave a year full of uncertainty. The current federal solar tax credit of 26% has been extended through the end of 2022. Additionally, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) voted to extend APS’ current RCP (buyback rate) through this … Read more

How to Choose a Solar Warranty

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Just like other investments, one of the most important things to consider when looking into solar is how you are protected, and who is responsible if something goes wrong. Nobody wants to go through the process of a major home upgrade only to have a part fail, or worse, have damage done to their home. … Read more

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

When to Invest in Solar: Do Solar Panels Pay for Themselves?

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When to go Solar: Studying the Industry Solar costs have been dropping over recent years due to some exciting advancements in solar technology. This means solar homeowners can save more now than they ever have before. Solar has always paid for itself but it raises the question: should we go solar now, or wait for … Read more

APS Solar Deadline Pending 10% Buyback Decrease

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APS is poised to lower their solar payback as the Arizona Corporation Commission nears their annual APS buyback hearing. If the ACC approves APS’ proposal, solar-qualified homeowners will see a 10% decrease in solar buyback. However, homeowners this month are in a great position to be grandfathered at the current buyback rate for the next … 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.”

Arizona Truss Manufacturer Goes Solar

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THE BUSINESS Since 1986, Western Truss has been a trusted name in Northern Arizona truss manufacturing. In fact, Western Truss has not only been building in NAZ for over three decades, they are also an expert in the field of Sustainable Green Building. So, when they reached out to Rooftop Solar to investigate solar energy, … Read more

Northern Arizona Concrete Manufacturer Switches to Solar Energy

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THE BUSINESS For the last 25 years, Block-Lite Manufacturing has been Flagstaff’s leading provider of masonry equipment. The company’s plant in East Flagstaff is an iconic building in our community, and Rooftop Solar was proud to partner with Block-Lite to help them become the first locally-owned, solar powered manufacturer in Flagstaff! THE PROJECT To accommodate … Read more

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