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Anatomy of a Solar Panel

Basics of the Solar Panel If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “How do solar panels actually work?” – you’re not alone! The concept of harnessing the sun’s power for energy is not new, but the technology sure has come a long way. In the 7th century B.C., humans used glass and mirrors to light fires. […]

Reselling Your Solar Home

Impact of Solar Panels on Your Home’s Resale Value Getting solar panels for your home is a smart choice – both financially and environmentally. However, you may wonder what happens if you decide to sell your home? For many homeowners looking into solar, this is a big question that looms at the forefront of their […]

What Happens During a Solar Site Visit?

Solar site visits are an essential part of the pre-construction process for solar, and Exact Solar is very proud of the level of detail and diligence we put into this process, including the use of sophisticated solar drone software to ensure we get precise roof dimensions, angles, and shade readings. Site visits are conducted by […]

Advice for Financing Your Solar Project

Getting Started Financing Your Solar Project Many homeowners are inspired to begin their solar journey due to their interest in helping the environment and doing their part to fight climate change. Often, they are surprised to learn that solar is a great investment with many economic benefits. Best of all, there are many financing options […]

Bring on the Heat: Summer Solar Tips

Happy First Day of Summer – A Time for Solar Today is the first day of summer and we know what that means – long days of sunshine and solar power. As we head into the dog days of summer, there are many ways you can protect your solar system to ensure that they run […]

How to Make Solar Incentives Work For You

Using Solar Incentives to Help You Go Solar Taking the leap into the world of solar can seem financially daunting – but it doesn’t have to be. With the help of federal and state tax credits, you can take advantage of all the benefits solar has to offer while keeping your wallet happy. There are […]

Power Up Your Safety: May is Electrical Safety Month

Electricity is a fundamental part of our daily lives, but we often overlook the potential hazards that may arise from its misuse. As we commemorate National Electrical Safety Month in May, let’s take a moment to recognize the significance of prioritizing safety when handling electrical appliances in our homes, workplaces, and everyday activities. Electrical Safety […]

How Does the Solar Tax Credit Work?

What is a tax credit? A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in the amount of income tax you would otherwise owe to the federal government. For example, claiming a $1,000 federal tax credit reduces your federal income taxes due by $1,000. The Solar Investment Tax Credit, or ITC The tax credit for residential solar […]

4 Springtime Solar Tips

Happy spring! As the weather starts to warm up, it’s important for solar system owners to start thinking about spring maintenance. Here are four tips to help you keep your solar panels running efficiently this season: Clean your panels Over the winter, snow, ice, and debris can accumulate on your solar panels, reducing their efficiency. […]

Power Up Your New Home With Solar Energy

If you’re building a new home, you’re probably already thinking about ways to make it as energy efficient as possible. One of the best ways to do this is to install solar panels on your roof. Not only can solar panels save you money on your energy bills, they can also reduce your environmental footprint […]