Many homeowners are switching to solar energy systems for power – for many good reasons. Besides helping you save money each month (and who doesn’t love that?), solar power allows you the flexibility to use energy in your own way. Here are several reasons to consider making this switch:
We’d be remiss to neglect the biggest benefit of solar energy systems that attracts most customers: you can save money! Ultimately, the system pays for itself in roughly five to seven years, which means you can have nearly-free electricity one day. Because you are generating your own electricity using power from the sun, you decrease your dependency on utility systems. Imagine the possibility of eliminating your power bills – many people are living that fantasy!
Even if you plan to stay in your home for many years to come, it’s always a good idea to think about ways to increase your home resale value. For some people, this means renovating kitchens, bathrooms, or repainting the outside. But the easiest way to do this is to switch to a solar energy system. There is plenty of research that shows how solar energy can increase the value of your home, though in some states more than others. In fact, it can improve your resale value more than any other type of renovation or improvement! You may even be able to completely offset the cost of your panels.
“Going green” is an increasing concern for many people. An additional benefit of solar energy systems is how it can lower your carbon footprint. Solar energy doesn’t add pollution by emitting greenhouse gases the way other utilities do. You can rest easy knowing that you are helping do your part to make your part of the world a little bit cleaner for others.
There’s hardly any ongoing maintenance associated with solar power. Once it’s professionally installed, you will no longer have to schedule appointments for maintenance as you would with other utilities. But if there are any issues, you’ll want to save your installer’s contact information.
Traditional power sources, such as oil and coal, have not been good for the planet. These sources are also finite, meaning they can run out. Renewable energy, on the other hand, is not only healthier for the environment but is constantly recycled. There is no limited supply of solar power. As long as we have the sun, we will always have power!
No more depending on complicated utility systems for your electricity: solar energy allows you to generate your own power. And, as previously mentioned, it’s easier on your wallet as well.
If solar energy appeals to you, you’ve come to the right place. Florida is called “the sunshine state” for a good reason: the constant sunshine makes it a leading state in renewable electricity. Over one-third of the whole state’s renewable energy comes from solar energy, and Florida ranks ninth in overall solar strength in the United States. As more people become interested in helping the environment and reducing the cost of their electric bills, solar energy is rising in popularity. This trend doesn’t show any signs of stopping soon.
If you have questions or concerns about solar energy or are interested in a quote, call Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric today at 1-800-475-1504. We have been proudly serving the electrical needs of residents in Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties since 1983, and look forward to working with you.
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