Renewable energy sources are more accessible to homeowners today than ever before. Solar heating and cooling in particular has become the go-to choice for homeowners looking to save energy over the long-term and increase the value of their homes.
Find out why solar heating and cooling should be among your top considerations when you look to upgrade your home heating and cooling system:
- Solar photovoltaic panels access free energy.
- Once you pay yourself back for the upfront costs of the system, you continue to save over the life of the equipment.
- Solar equipment lasts much longer than any conventional heating and cooling system, such as a furnace or A/C.
- PV panels have a long life span, as they have no parts that move and would be subject to wear and tear.
- The federal government, along with many state and local governments, offer generous tax credits for solar heating and cooling systems, which help you eventually recoup the costs of purchasing a system.
- Solar heating grid-tied systems allow homeowners to draw electricity from their local utility company’s supply when solar radiation does not provide enough energy.
- These same systems allow homeowners to receive credits from their utility companies when their PV panels produce more daily electricity than they need.
- Solar equipment doesn’t produce any carbon dioxide, and is therefore clean energy
- They require little maintenance, save keeping the panels clean.
- Solar panels don’t create any noise pollution.
- Solar is flexible, allowing you to start with a smaller system that powers your home’s HVAC equipment or other selected circuits. You can then add on when your budget allows, increasing the overall solar power that your modules access to power your entire home.
Considering the many benefits that solar heating and cooling systems afford, it’s easy to see why so many homeowners are taking advantage of them. Federal tax credits end in December 2016, so now’s the time to access this generous 30 percent credit.
Why not give solar heating and cooling the attention it deserves? Contact Mowery Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing today to schedule a free consultation for your Indianapolis area home with one of our solar heating experts.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Brownsburg, Indiana and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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