There is a long list of reasons why homeowners and business owners alike should consider switching to solar energy systems, and many people probably think that it is an expensive switch to make. But getting a solar energy system for your home or business could actually be a lot easier than you think.
A Solar energy system will protect you and your finances from rising energy costs. In fact, you could drastically reduce or eliminate your electric bill. There are state and federal incentives that will help you pay for your system, and if you combine that with the fact that installing a photovoltaic increases the value of your home it is very possible that your system will pay for itself in a little over 5 years.
As a home with a solar energy system, you are linked in you a larger grid of homes. While your solar panels are producing energy all day, it feeds into this grid. If your home creates more energy than it uses, that amount gets credited to your account and used where it is needed. This is a revolutionary way to think about your energy bill, imagine the energy your home creates being used elsewhere in the community.
If you are looking for an option that allows you to extend the use of your pool by heating it, using solar energy for this purpose is much more economical and practical than using other systems that require fuel. Using a solar energy system will cut your costs, and the system will pay for itself in a few years, providing the lowest operating costs, lowest maintenance costs and boasts the longest lifespan of any heating system.
Installing a hot water heater that is solar powered is another option for the environment conscious consumer. A solar energy powered hot water heater would continue to curb the harmful emissions caused by your home, and can even extend the life of your hot water tank, because it runs cleaner and cuts down on scaling in your tank. As with other solar energy systems, the maintenance costs are very low and the system runs extremely efficiently and quietly.
If you have questions about switching your home over to a solar energy system, be sure to turn to POCO Solar Energy, Inc. for a free consultation.