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Are you interested in solar energy for your home? Whether you want to lower your electricity bill or help the environment (or both), you’ll want to hire a solar energy contractor. Solar energy contractors design, install and service renewable energy systems for homes and businesses. More
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What Types of Energy Systems Do Solar Energy Contractors Install?
The most common types of alternative energy systems for the home are solar electric, solar water heating and wind power systems. Solar professionals can help with everything from replacing old skylights with new solar skylights to installing complete solar energy systems.
Let’s say you want a solar electric system for your home. An off-grid system basically consists of solar panels and battery banks. These battery banks store the sun’s energy so you can use electricity at night or on a cloudy day. This system is designed to keep household electricity running for about two or three cloudy days; longer cloudy periods require a backup generator. To install an off-grid system, you’ll want to hire a certified Iowa solar energy contractor. You can find more solar energy contractors in Iowa City, Coralville, West Liberty, West Branch and Lone Tree.
Along with off-grid solar, wind and hybrid energy systems that include batteries and backup generators, there are also grid-tied solar and wind operations. Grid-tied systems are attached to your Hills, IA utility company so if you produce more energy than you use, your meter goes down and you build up energy credits.
Installing solar skylights can save electricity. Sun tunnel skylights are tubular daylight devices that capture sunlight through domes on your roof. Attached to these domes are highly reflective tunnels that draw natural light down into closets, hallways and stairways.
Solar energy can heat your home, produce electricity and provide hot water. Solar power systems are part of the growing trend toward energy sustainability. Whether you are aiming for increased sustainability or want to improve energy conservation, you’ll find Iowa solar energy contractors and any necessary specialty subcontractors here on Houzz. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of solar energy contractors: Lighting, Pools & Spas, Electrical Contractors.
Questions to ask potential solar energy contractors:
- Do you have state certification?
- Will you come to my home for a free onsite consultation?
- Are you able to repair an older system?
- Can you provide me with a layout to see where the panels will go and what they will look like?
- Can you give me any information on solar rebate programs?
Find solar energy contractors on Houzz. Search the Professionals section for Iowa solar energy contractors or browse Hills, IA photos of completed installations and look for the solar energy contractor’s contact information.
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