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So what is the Solar Investment Tax Credit?

September 6, 2019 | By: Rebecca David

As we come to the close of 2019, a lot of homeowners have questions about the Solar Investment Tax Credit and how it could affect them. The Solar…
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Battery Storage and Solar – How does it work?

August 16, 2019 | By: Rebecca David

What is Electrical Battery Storage and how does it work with Solar? When starting to research home energy battery storage your first questions may…
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Solar Panels: Optimizers vs. Micro-Inverters

September 12, 2018 | By: Peter Roth

Solar panels have significantly advanced technically in the last decade or so, going from the panels that worked in series like old-time Christmas…
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Environmental Impact of a Single Solar Home

August 22, 2018 | By: Peter Roth

Adding solar panels to power your home is a trend that is sweeping the nation for homeowners who would rather power their homes with renewable energy…
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What happens when your solar system gets hit by hail?

May 14, 2018 | By: Peter Roth

Hail season in Colorado lasts from April 15 to September 15. Homeowners who have had solar panels installed know full well that their solar systems…
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Are Solar Warranties Transferrable to a New Homeowner?

May 7, 2018 | By: Peter Roth

When you buy your residential solar panels from EcoMark Solar, they are warrantied 3 different ways for up to 25 years. And the answer is yes, the…
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Do I Need a New Roof Before I Get Solar Panels?

April 23, 2018 | By: Peter Roth

For the vast majority of our solar installs, the existing roof is quite usable. So the general answer to this question is, “No, you probably…
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Do Solar Panels Produce on Cloudy Days

April 18, 2018 | By: Peter Roth

Yes, solar panels produce even when the sun isn’t directly shining on them. From the moment of sunrise to the moment of sunset, the photo-reactive…
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Can HOAs prevent us from getting solar?

April 16, 2018 | By: Peter Roth

  In short, the answer is NO. Homeowner’s associations (HOAs) can not stop you from going solar! However, you still have to submit an…
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What is Net Metering?

April 16, 2018 | By: Peter Roth

What is net metering? Definition: Net metering is a utility billing mechanism that tracks the amount of energy a residential solar home is feeding…
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How Do Solar Panels Perform During Winter?

November 15, 2016 | By: obsolete user

Solar power can be a great source of energy for your home or property. Solar power is renewable, sustainable and growing in popularity every year.…
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What Are the Financial Incentives When You Invest In Solar For Your Colorado Home?

October 11, 2016 | By: obsolete user

Colorado solar incentives have made owning solar panels make good financial sense for households all over the state. Federal, State and local…
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Colorado Home Solar System Installation

DIY Solar Panel Installation: Can I Install My Own Solar Panel?

May 23, 2016 | By: obsolete user

Whether you're interested in alternative energy forms or wanting to move to a more independent lifestyle, you may have considered solar panels.…
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Can Solar Energy Ever Fully Replace Fossil Fuels?

April 21, 2016 | By: obsolete user

Fossil fuels currently produce the majority of the world's energy. Although the environmental hazards of burning coal and other fossil fuels are…
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What are the 3 Main Benefits of Energy Independence?

March 25, 2016 | By: obsolete user

If you're like most Americans, you see your energy bills rising on a regular basis. On average, Colorado residents pay $244 per month for energy.…
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How Do Solar Panels Work?

March 4, 2016 | By: Peter Roth

  You see solar panels on residential rooftops, commercial buildings and many other applications. This renewable alternative energy source…
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How Do I Know if Solar Panels Work on My Denver Home?

February 26, 2016 | By: obsolete user

As the solar boom continues to grow, you may be wondering whether your Denver home is a good fit for this eco-friendly energy source. Fortunately,…
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Colorado Solar Panel Installation Process

What Does the Solar Panel Installation Process Look Like?

February 19, 2016 | By: obsolete user

We understand that the idea of solar panel installation can seem overwhelming, but the process is much easier than many people think. Here’s a…
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Required Maintenance on Denver Solar Panels

How Much Maintenance Do Solar Panels Require?

January 20, 2016 | By: obsolete user

When deciding to purchase solar panels for your Colorado home, you need to consider the maintenance requirements of the panels. It’s important to…
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How Does Solar Energy Help the Environment?

January 8, 2016 | By: obsolete user

Did you know that Colorado is the 10th biggest consumer of solar power in the United States? Here in Denver, homeowners are increasingly aware of…
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Colorado Home Solar System Installation

How Many Residential Solar Panels Do You Need?

November 23, 2015 | By: obsolete user

When your energy bills arrive, do you hesitate before opening that envelope? Do you wonder how much money you could save if all or part of your…
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Solar Panels Receiving Producing Less Energy in Winter

What Happens to My Solar Energy Production When the Days Get Shorter?

November 18, 2015 | By: obsolete user

One of the questions people often ask is "how effective are home solar panels in winter?" The answer is "it depends," but the differences between…
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The First-Time Buyer's Guide to Solar Systems

A quick guide that covers the basics of a residential solar system.