Posted by:

stephen

I can run the AC in this oppressive heat without concern for the electricity costs.

 
What You Need to Know

Description:

15 panels west facing 2 panels south facing 5 panels east facing Layout was to "hide" the panels from the front view of the house. (Wife's requirement!)

Other Benefits:

No concerns about how much we run the AC. This has helped with allergies since the AC system has a HEPA filter.

Maintenance Requirements:

Panels are washed twice a year when we have our windows cleaned. Cost per panel is $5.

Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:

None

My Motivation:

My son-in-law decided to add solar to their house during its re-build

Advice:

Do the math. This is a "risk-free" investment that returns about 10% a year depending on your energy use.

Experience with Installer:

We give top notch ratings to NexGen Construction. For the installation, but also for the support and education they provided during the decision process.

View Other Case Studies
380 valley st 94131

Single-Family Residence|Solar PV

$1,080
annual savings
East + West roof Thin Film  "stick on" PV
East + West roof Thin Film "stick on" PV

Single-Family Residence|Solar PV

$2,000
annual savings
Search for Other Case Studies
EnergySage Marketplace
Get the best deal on solar.
Get Started