TIGO vs Enphase? (TIGO wins…big time!)

Should I use TIGO or Enphase? I’ve been in the solar industry for 4 years and have heard this question over and over industry people as well as customers. Not wanting to seem a pushy salesman I’ve always tried to empower my customers with information and let them make their own decision. The customer is always right […]

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The Difference Between Kilowatts and Kilowatt Hours

If you’ve ever looked closely at your electric bill, you’ve probably noticed abbreviations like “kWH” and “kW”. You might also have information like “Total kWH” and “Average kWH per day” on your bill. But do you know what those abbreviations and numbers mean? You may know, or have guessed, that KW refers to kilowatts. KWH […]

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Can Solar Panels help you in the event of a Hurricane?

With Hurricane Arthur, the first named storm of the year, brushing the coast of North Carolina weeks before the official start of hurricane season, meteorologists are predicting a very active season in 2020. With hurricanes come property damage, power outages, and much more. Customers often wonder whether solar panels can withstand hurricane-force winds and whether […]

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Hurricane Irene makes solar owners think, “What If?”

The area that got hit hardest was the coast.But for the rest of us hurricane Irene was a close call.However it got me and thousands of others thinking “what if?” and go re-read our homeowners insurance policies.So are you covered?If you haven’t now is a good time to check.It’s important that you notify your HO […]

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I passed the NABCEP Exam!

I passed my NABCEP PV installer exam!  I was so excited when the certificate came in the mail I shouted “Whoo hooo!” and the guy next door cutting his grass looked at me like I was crazy.  It was a long journey from the time I  decided I want to take the test 2 years ago and countless hours […]

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