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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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Existing Heat Pump Replacement

By Dan Fant | Mar 19, 2020

What is included in a replacement? Hydron Module Revolution YT series Two-Stage System Aluminum micro channel evaporator coil scroll compressor variable speed blower hot water generator 18-year warranty Control wiring, with Honeywell IAQ WIFI thermostatic controls Ducting – Supply and return transition fittings Automatic emergency heat module High voltage system wiring Condensate piping Isolation and…

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Threading The Earth

By Dan Fant | Mar 13, 2020

The below images are the tail end of the 3/4″ HDPE geothermal piping as it makes its way down hole. Shortly after these photos were taken, the pipes were at a final resting depth from 16 to 20 feet in virgin soil! This method of installation is very hard on our equipment; however produces phenomenal…

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Jobs – Week ending 3-13-2020

By Dan Fant | Mar 12, 2020

Hinckley OH engaged in an existing home retrofit. This home was previously running on air source heat-pumps and has pre-existing duct-work. The loop field is currently in the drilling process. This is a high volume home in terms of required cubic feet per minute of air flow and will receive 4 geothermal systems. The loop…

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