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The Latest Energy Efficiency News and Stories to Keep You in the Know!

What is a Solar Panel Farm?

The solar industry is booming in a variety of sectors ranging from smaller residential systems to the much larger solar systems that can span hundreds of acres. While the underlying technology of these two systems are the same, some of the finer details can be quite different. Learn more about Solar Farms here…

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The Benefits of Solar Trees

The designs and functions of solar panels have improved dramatically and most people are very familiar with them as they appear on more homes and businesses. Solar Trees, which provide may of the same benefits as solar panels, are less known to the average individual. Learn about the benefits of a solar tree and the main differences between solar tree vs solar panel.

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF SOLAR

The use of solar energy can greatly reduce your home’s dependency on other energy options such as coal, gas, and oil while reducing your carbon footprint. Read on to learn more about solar’s many health benefits.

HOW CAN ROOF ANGLE AFFECT SOLAR PANEL PERFORMANCE?

Orientation, tilt and shading are of special importance, as they all have a major impact on the amount of sunlight that reaches the photovoltaic panels. Find out how roof tilt affects solar performance.

WHAT ARE EXAMPLES OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGY?

As our energy sources are coming under closer scrutiny, lowering emissions, fuel prices, & pollution levels are all advantages alternative fuels can provide. Learn more about alternative energy

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WHAT ARE CONCENTRATED SOLAR PANELS?

Unlike traditional solar systems that use the sun’s light to generate electricity, concentrated solar systems generate electricity using the sun’s heat. SuperGreen Solutions can help you pick the perfect solar system for your needs.

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SOLAR CARPORTS: HOW DO THEY WORK?

Solar Panels are installed on the roof of the carport and then connected electrically to the power grid using an inverter. Start saving by going green with a Solar carport!

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IMPORTANT DEADLINE QUICKLY APPROACHING! Please read if you have any interest in going solar

Solar panels and smart thermostats are two of the most powerful technologies available to help you take control of your home’s energy consumption. Find out which fits your needs best here.

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WHICH SMART THERMOSTAT IS RIGHT FOR YOUR HOME?

Solar panels and smart thermostats are two of the most powerful technologies available to help you take control of your home’s energy consumption. Find out which fits your needs best here.

INSTALLING SOLAR PANELS ON DIFFERENT ROOF TYPES

Many wonder whether solar panels can affect the integrity of their roof. Luckily, most roofing materials can accommodate solar without harming the roof. Click here to learn more about installing solar panels on your roof

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HOW HEAVY IS SOLAR?

Solar Panels are are now slim, sleek, and attractive without all the crazy wires perviously associated with them. Watch your electric bill dwindle to nothing with a solar upgrade from SuperGreen Solutions!

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SOLAR MEANS EQUITY

When you buy solar panels for your home, and they’re installed by solar professionals, you’re able to build equity in your home and increase its overall value! Read more about increasing your equity via solar

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SMOG WHO

Imagine how charming our cities would be without all of the pollution. Solar could eliminate your dependency on coal burning energy. Find out how SuperGreen Solutions can help you make the transition to solar. 

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CAN SOLAR LOWER MY ELECTRIC BILL?

Any addition to your home is likely to require a permit and solar panels are no exception, but reducing your carbon footprint and saving money is worth it! Learn more getting started with your solar panels by clicking here

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DO I NEED A BUILDING PERMIT TO ADD SOLAR PANELS TO MY HOME?

Any addition to your home is likely to require a permit and solar panels are no exception, but reducing your carbon footprint and saving money is worth it! Learn more getting started with your solar panels by clicking here

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CAN SOLAR PANELS DAMAGE YOUR ROOF?

Installers will need to make some holes in your roof but don’t worry, mounting racks are designed for rooftop solar installations & guard against roof leaks. To learn more about solar panels and your roof click here

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HOW LONG DO SOLAR PANELS REALLY LAST?

Solar panels can take years to break down, but what causes these degradations and what warranties cover differs. Learn more about solar panel longevity HERE

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WILL YOUR NEW SOLAR PANELS BE COVERED BY HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE?

Adding solar panels to a home is an investment, so CLICK HERE for a few things to consider about homeowners insurance coverage and solar energy panels.

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SOLAR FOR TOWNHOMES AND CONDOMINIUMS

Solar power isn’t just for single-family homes! You can go solar if you live in a condo or townhome. CLICK HERE for some tips to transition more successfully.

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WHY SOLAR POWER IS IMPORTANT TO THE ECONOMY

In the last 10 years, solar installations grew at a rate of 59% annually in the US, creating an economic engine helping people save money & creating jobs. CLICK HERE to learn more solar power’s impressive contribution to the economy.

The Cost of Leasing vs. Buying Solar Panels

THE REAL COST OF LEASING VS. BUYING SOLAR PANELS

Buying solar panels requires an investment and more decision-making than leasing but over the long term, the benefits of owning your system are hard to beat. Read on HERE…

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WHAT TYPE OF COMMERCIAL SOLAR INSTALLATION IS RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

Buildings that use a lot of electricity can save a ton on their power bills by switching to solar panels. Let’s take a look at the different types of commercial solar panels, and what solution is best for your facility HERE!

DECEMBER IS THE BEST MONTH TO GO SOLAR!

Going solar in winter offers the best opportunity for summer savings! Find out how you can get a “smart” home package with your solar purchase by CLICKING HERE.

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SOLAR PANEL FACTS

Does solar power create noise pollution? How long can a solar panel work? Can I get a federal tax break? Our energy advisors answer your questions HERE!

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GROUND-MOUNTED VS. ROOFTOP-MOUNTED SOLAR PANELS

Ground-mounted solar panels can be installed anywhere on your property, whereas rooftop-mounted panels must be attached to your roof. CLICK HERE to understand the pros and cons of each.

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HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR SOLAR PANELS

Solar panels are made of tempered glass, so they’re built to withstand hail and other rough weather. Generally, they don’t need to be cleaned unless you live somewhere where there is a lot of smog, dust, or dirt. To learn more about maintaining solar panels click here.

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DO SOLAR PANELS WORK IN CLOUDY WEATHER?

Solar panels generate the most electricity on clear days with abundant sunshine, so do they work in cloudy weather? Yes, but how well? Click here to find out more.

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9 LESSER-KNOWN BENEFITS OF SOLAR ENERGY

From zero energy-production costs to overall economic impact, there are more benefits to solar energy than you may think! Click here to get to know solar energy a little better.

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HOW MUCH WILL THE SOLAR SYSTEM COST?

There are several ways to pay for or finance a solar panel system and we recommend certain options based on each customer. Click here to find out which is best for you.
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SOLAR: FROM QUOTE TO PANELS

You’ve done your research, but what happens after you submit your information for a quote? Let’s take a look at the installation process.
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GET CREDIT FOR YOUR CLEAN ENERGY PRODUCTION!

In some states, homeowners can participate in a net metering program with their utility. Luckily, net metering is available in South Carolina! Click here to learn more

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HOW DO MY SOLAR PANELS CREATE ELECTRICITY?

Our customers often ask us “how exactly do my solar panels create electricity?” Click here for a simple explanation.

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HOW DO I PAY FOR MY SYSTEM?

You’ve seen how much you can save with solar and you’re interested in energy independence. The biggest question now is “how do I pay for my system?” Find your answers HERE

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PREPARING YOUR SOLAR SYSTEM FOR A HURRICANE

Worried about battening down the hatches and waterproofing everything in sight? Tips for preparing your solar system before a hurricane. Click to Read More

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THINK SOLAR PANELS MAY BE RIGHT FOR YOU? TIPS TO HELP YOU DECIDE

Solar is getting cheaper! Every year panels are becoming more and more efficient, decreasing the average system size, and driving the total cost down. They are also becoming… Click to Read More

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DO I BUY US-MADE SOLAR PANEL EQUIPMENT OR FOREIGN MADE?

As with most products, you have the choice to source your solar panels from America or another country… so when it comes down to quality and price which market has the best options? Click here to find out!

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ANSWERS TO HOMEOWNER’S BIGGEST QUESTIONS ABOUT GOING SOLAR

When speaking with clients about going solar, we’ve been asked about everything from location on the roof, to costs and HOA regulations. Here are answers to our most frequently asked questions Read More…

SOLAR VS. UTILITY COMPANIES

There’s a battle going on between some utility companies, with their dependence on fossil fuels, and the new, sustainable energy upstarts. The reality is that consumers in many states have suffered huge increases to their electricity bills over the last decade or so due to… Find Out More

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DOES SOLAR IMPROVE THE RESALE VALUE OF A HOME?

A major factor in solar’s rising popularity is the dramatic decrease costs over the last 10 years. More recently, homeowners have had increasing options for financing that include zero-down purchase deals, but does going solar increase a home’s value? Read More…

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SOLAR INCENTIVES & POLICIES IN S.C.

Thanks to recently updated solar policies, South Carolina now offers a good number of rebate programs and tax credits for adding solar panels to your home. Learn more about saving green…

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WHAT IS NET METERING?

One of the most talked about elements of home solar power is “net metering.” Net metering is a billing setup that allows solar energy system owners to feed excess electricity generated by their systems onto their current utility’s grid and get credited or paid for doing it. Read more…

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WHAT AFFECTS SOLAR PANEL EFFICIENCY?

The amount of sunlight going to  a solar panel will determine how much of that potential energy is absorbed. The efficiency of the entire solar system can be compromised by a little bit of shade on one solar panel since it can slow the efficiency of all connected panels. The best possible… Read more…

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY—FOR THE SUMMER

Summer is the perfect time of year to improve the safety and energy efficiency of your home. By adding a few easy tasks to your annual summer to-do list, you can make significant improvements to the overall energy efficiency of your homes and appliances. Read more…

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UNITED NATIONS PUBLISHES SUPERGREEN SOLUTIONS PARTNERSHIP PROJECT

SuperGreen Solutions® is the exclusive administrator of the Green Compass Sustainability Award program. With initial support from universities, SuperGreen Solutions is developing a sustainability project partnership to identify and remove the barriers preventing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from becoming certified sustainable businesses. Read more…

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WHAT IS THE FUTURE FOR CLEAN ENERGY?

Fossil fuels (coal, petroleum, and natural gas) have been the main source of energy for generations. Because they are the result of millions of years’ worth of plant and animal decomposition, they are not renewable.The future depends on the transition toward renewable, clean energy. Read more…