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    What Are SunPower AC Solar Panels?

    Last updated 2 days 19 hours ago

    SunPower brand solar products are known for their efficiency, reliability, and performance. The newest product in the SunPower line is the SunPower AC solar panel, which is designed to make solar power a realistic goal for every Florida home.

    SunPower AC solar panels are easy to install, even on partially-shaded or complex rooftops. The solar panels’ unique integrated microinverter makes connecting them to your electrical system easy and straightforward. You can find out more about this amazing new product and how it can make solar power a reality for your home by checking out this short video.

    Would you like to learn more about going solar in Florida? Contact Solar Lights & More by calling (352) 553-4458 to schedule your free evaluation for solar electric power, Solar Tubular Skylights, solar attic fans, and more! Visit us on the web to check out our current online specials and coupons.

    The Benefits of Installing a Solar Hot Water Heating System in Your Home

    Last updated 5 days ago

    Traditional water heaters utilize fossil fuels to keep a reservoir of water continually hot and ready for use in your home. Solar water heating systems harness the renewable and free energy of the sun to transfer heat to your water heater, eliminating much of the need to use fossil fuels. These innovative water heating systems can cut your utility costs immediately and save you money in the long term as well.

    Immediate Savings

    Installing a solar hot water heating system offers you immediate savings on your utility bills. When solar energy is available, your water heater will utilize this free energy source to heat water for your home. Only when there is not enough solar energy will your water heater switch over to the use of electricity or gas. This heating method can reduce the cost of heating your home’s water by 85%. If your current water heater is a gas-powered system, you can expect to save $240 annually. Solar water heating systems offer additional savings if your current water heater uses electricity—you can expect savings of up to $600 per year.

    Long-Term Savings

    Solar water heaters offer long-term benefits as well. These heating systems are extremely durable and robust; solar water heaters will last for 20 years or more without requiring replacement. This is much longer than the lifetime of most standard water heating systems, meaning you will save money by putting off replacement of the unit and getting more use out of your current system. Furthermore, your annual energy savings will add up over this 20-year lifetime. Your hot water heating system can save you $5,200- $10,000 over the course of two decades.

    Solar Lights & More offers Revolution solar hot water heating systems by FAFCO, a company with over 40 years of experience in solar heating innovation and technology. You can get more details about the Revolution system and its advantages by calling us at (352) 553-4458. Take a look through our website to read more about solar water heaters, pool pumps, attic fans, and more.

    Exploring the Fantastic Durability of SunPower Panels

    Last updated 9 days ago

    There are many factors that affect the longevity of your solar panels. When you choose to install solar panels in your home, you want to know that your investment is going to last. This video shows you how SunPower solar panels are rigorously tested well past the current industry standards to ensure they will function seamlessly for 25 years or more. SunPower panels are also tested to ensure they can withstand the damp, humid heat of Florida without damage or corrosion. Each SunPower solar panel is also designed to withstand heavy loads such as wind, hail and snow.                    

    SunPower solar panels, available from Solar Lights & More, offer industry-leading durability and longevity. You can find out more about these amazing solar panels and the other products we offer throughout Florida by calling (352) 553-4458. Visit us on the web to explore our full range of products and services.

    A Closer Look at the Advantages of Choosing Renewable Solar Energy

    Last updated 12 days ago

    Renewable energy is energy that is replenished naturally over time. While many traditional sources of energy, such as gas and oil, are not considered renewable resources, sunlight is a free and continuous source of power. Installing solar electric panels, solar lights, or a solar water heater in your Florida home offers you numerous benefits, ranging from immediate savings on your utility bills to the long-term knowledge that you are making a difference in the world.

    Lower Utility Bills

    Solar electric systems, solar lights, and other solar products harness the free energy of the sun, lowering your utility costs drastically to save you money. Solar water heaters can reduce your water heating bill by up to 85%, saving you up to $10,000 over the lifetime of the appliance. Solar electric systems can completely eliminate your electric bill, saving you $100’s of thousands on energy costs over the course of 20 years.

    Lower Carbon Footprint

    The generation of power through the use of fossil fuels creates carbon dioxide, which negatively impacts the environment. Using renewable solar energy in your home reduces the amount of fossil fuels you consume, thus reducing the amount of pollution generated to power your home. Switching to solar products can reduce your home’s associated carbon emissions by the equivalent of removing 22 or more cars from the road each year!

    Lower Taxes

    Installing a qualifying solar water heater or electric panels can earn you a residential tax credit from the Federal Government of 30% of the initial cost. You can save $2,500 or more when you install a solar water heating system. Solar attic fans also qualify for a tax credit of 30% of the cost of the product.

    You can learn more about the benefits of switching to solar by calling Solar Lights & More of Ocala at (352) 553-4458. We have been installing top-quality solar products since 1996. Check out our blog to learn more about renewable energy.

    Examining How Solar Lighting Works

    Last updated 16 days ago

    Solar lighting provides endless, free, and even lighting throughout your home. Installing Solar Tubular Skylights will imbue your home with a feeling of warmth and welcome while saving you money on your lighting bills. Keep reading to discover how solar lighting works to bring natural and renewable light to your Florida home. 

    The Anatomy of Solar Tubular Lights

    Solar Tubular Skylights differ from traditional skylights in many ways. At the top of your Solar Tubular Skylight is an acrylic dome designed to capture sunlight from every angle, regardless of the sun’s position in the sky. As sunlight enters the skylight’s tube, it is reflected many times off the inner surface of the tube, enhancing the quality of the light. Finally, the light enters your home through an arced prismatic light fixture that distributes the sunlight evenly to eliminate hotspots. Additionally, Solar Tubular Skylights are designed to block out harmful UV rays from the sun, protecting your family and your belongings while providing the light you need throughout the day.

    The Benefits of Solar Tubular Lights

    There are many benefits you will enjoy when you choose to install Solar Tubular Skylights in your home. Because these unique skylights block out UV rays and minimize solar heating, you won’t need to worry about unnecessary radiation, color fading, or unwanted heating. The design of Solar Tubular Skylights allows them to capture light at all times of day, rather than when the sun is directly over the dome. This provides consistent lighting for your needs throughout the day, further reducing your dependence on electricity. Depending upon the model you choose, you can enjoy up to 1,450 watts of light free from the sun. Solar Tubular Skylights are also available with accessories such as electric light fixtures and dimmer switches for your convenience.

    Solar Lights & More has been serving North Central Florida for almost two decades, providing state-of-the-art solar systems for homes, pools, and more. Click through our website to explore your options for going solar, or schedule a free consultation by calling (352) 553-4458.

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