Why Power Home Solar Beats Fossil Fuels Hands Down

At this point, most sensible people can agree that there are just too many problems with fossil fuels. They pollute the environment, the expensive and they are also inefficient. There’s more than one reason why more and more people are turning to renewable energies. With recent technological innovations, the price of solar panels has declined rapidly while the performance capabilities have simultaneously increased. Here are just a few of the reasons why there is no better time than now for you to upgrade to power home solar for your energy needs.

1) Solar Power is Cheaper

This might be hard to believe but it is true. Energy is sold to you by kilowatt hour and utility prices have been on a steady increase over the last decade. There are already solar panels on the market that produce energy at a lower cost per hour than fossil fuels and that’s only going to improve as costs are estimated to be reduced by half over the next five to ten years.

2) Home Solar Energy Savings are Reliable

With fluctuations in utility bills, it makes budgeting really difficult. Solar power costs are reliable so you know exactly how much money you will be spending or in most people cases actually saving on your utility bill. Not only that, residential solar systems are resistant against blackouts and power outages so you can always be sure that lights won’t go off. With today’s technology, linking solar power to your in-home air conditioning is a breeze and can save you a significant amount financially.

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3) Solar is Green

Everybody should be considered about their carbon footprint. It’s not that crazy. We all want to live in a world with clean air and water. Everything about fossil fuels is dirty from the extraction process to refineries and utilizing it. Fossil fuels generate a lot of waste, but sun power panels are clean and are based off renewable energy so you don’t have to worry about running out.

4) Solar Systems Pay for Themselves

Home power solar systems are also an investment in your own home. Many homes may not be able to meet their energy needs completely on solar, but can at least experience significant cost savings that add up over time. Most systems pay off themselves in savings in less than ten years while having lifespans of over twenty-five years. Not only that, depending on where you live, you may be able to sell energy back to the grid when you have generated excess power. Talk about a win-win situation.

5) Solar Adds to Your Home Value

Solar panel installation doesn’t just lower your bills but is also a solid home upgrade that can add a good bit to the value of your home. As far as home upgrades go, it is one of the best ways to invest in your home. So forget about redoing the kitchen which someone might want to tear out if you sell your house and upgrade to a power home solar unit. Eco-friendly in-home heating and cooling systems are now available to work in perfect harmony with your solar panels to increase your home value and deliver an effective power supply.

Power Home Solar Just Makes Sense

At the end of the day, there are just so many reasons why solar is a good move. It’s a simple way to reduce your monthly bills and increase your home’s value while doing your part for a better environment. What could be more perfect than that?

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Comment by Franco Oyuela on January 2, 2019 at 1:25pm

Ductless mini-split heat pumps are a perfect match to solar power systems.

Ductless mini-split heat pumps are ideally suited for highly energy-efficient homes. They are designed to provide zoned comfort and enhanced energy-efficiency over traditional heat pumps and other fossil fuel forced-air systems. Many homeowners install these systems to cool and heat their homes, as ductless mini-split heat pumps are very efficient.

Each Indoor Unit (zone) has its own thermostat, so only the space being occupied is conditioned. Living space can be heated or cooled to the occupant’s preference without affecting other occupants and areas in your home.

Since these mini-splits are ductless, they don’t experience the same type of energy loss that’s common among duct-based heating systems. This leads to higher efficiency, which in turn not just lowers utility costs, but also to dramatically reduces your home’s carbon pollution.

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