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Vertical Drilling Job – Evan’s City, PA

By Kendall Nering | Oct 13, 2021

This job is for a new construction home. We constructed and installed custom ducting for the home. The loop field consists of six geothermal loops. Each loop is drilled down to a depth of 200 feet. Once a borehole is drilled, it is grouted with clay. The loop field is connected in a manifold trench;…

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Geothermal Professionals Solar System

By Kendall Nering | Sep 28, 2021

Our solar system has a Fortress backup battery that allows us to have power in the event of an outage. The battery also enables us to draw from battery power during peak grid power times, avoiding the higher cost. We have also installed a critical load panel that powers only the essentials such as lights,…

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Geothermal Professionals Office – Solar Installation

By Kendall Nering | Sep 28, 2021

Our solar system is a 12 kW system with 28 panels. There are 14 panels located on our shop roof, and 14 panels on a ground mount. Our system includes battery backup, enabling us to have power during an outage. We also have TIGO optimizers installed on the back of each panel ensuring the highest…

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Net Metering

By Kendall Nering | Aug 19, 2021

Once your solar system is installed, your utility provider will replace your old meter with an advanced meter that is capable of measuring net metering. When your solar panels are producing more electricity than you are using, the electricity is sent back to the grid, running your meter backward. When you are using more electricity…

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Solar Ground Mount Vs Roof Mount

By Kendall Nering | Jul 23, 2021

Solar power systems are becoming more and more popular for residential homes. Homeowners thinking of installing solar now have to think about the advantages and disadvantages of both roof and ground-mounted systems. To provide some insight let’s go over both. Roof-mounted systems have the advantage of preserving yard space and a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.…

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Q Cell Solar Panels

By Kendall Nering | Jul 19, 2021

Q CELLS, based in Germany, is one of the largest solar panel manufacturers in the world. Q CELL panels are tier one panels, meaning they have been on the market for a while and have a great reputation in the industry. Q CELL produces high-performance monocrystalline solar panels. Monocrystalline panel’s advantage comes from their high-efficiency…

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Micro Inverters Vs String Inverters

By Kendall Nering | Jul 14, 2021

Inverters are vital to your solar power system. Solar panels generate electricity through the “photovoltaic effect”, which generates direct current (DC) electricity. Our homes are powered by alternating current (AC); the inverters job is to take the DC power and convert it to AC power. String inverters are the most common inverter type used, and…

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Federal Tax Credit for Geothermal and Solar

By Kendall Nering | Mar 18, 2021

The Federal Investment Tax Credit applies to both solar and geothermal. This tax credit allows you to deduct 26 percent of the cost of installation from your federal taxes. The tax credit is 26% for systems placed in service by 12/31/2022. For systems placed in service by 12/31/2023, the tax credit is 22%. You may…

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What a completed system looks like

By Dan Fant | Mar 20, 2020

4 ton Geothermal System – Completed on 3/20/2020

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