SandBox Solar: Solar Energy News


Stay up to date with our latest projects and learn about the benefits of going solar in Colorado. Our solar energy consultants will post pictures and stories of our work in Fort Collins, Greeley, and around the Front Range. We'll also provide insights into the renewable energy industry.

Colorado Solar || Sandbox Solar’s Research with CSU’s Specialty Crops Program


Posted in: Agrivoltaics, Sandbox Solar, Solar Info | Tags: , , , , | September 29, 2020

Colorado Solar

Sandbox Solar has been working with Colorado State University’s Agricultural Research, Development, and Education Center (ARDEC) for the last three years on an agricultural research project to combine Colorado solar and crops. Through our research, we have learned what’s possible in Northern Colorado with agrivoltaics and plan to continue expanding in Colorado and beyond.  Check out the videos below to learn about the Specialty Crops Program projects at ARDEC. 

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Tips from a Solar Contractor in Fort Collins – How to Value a Home With Solar


Posted in: Homeowner, Property Investment, Sandbox Solar, Solar Info | Tags: , , , , , , |

solar contractor in fort collins

Looking to buy or sell a home with solar? Sandbox Solar, your local solar contractor in Fort Collins, can help you determine the value of the solar power system and how it affects the value of the home. We are frequently asked to help buyers and sellers determine the benefits of a solar system and how it will affect the transaction. We can help you value the system and understand what you’ll be getting into as a homeowner in the long run. 

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CSU ARDEC Project Update from Sandbox Solar, a Fort Collins Solar Company


Posted in: Sandbox Solar | Tags: , , , , , , , | August 26, 2020

Fort Collins Solar Company

Sandbox Solar, your Fort Collins solar company, has been working with Colorado State University’s Agricultural Research, Development and Education Center (ARDEC) for the last three years on an agricultural solar research project. Our mission has always been to foster local community involvement with solar energy and find new opportunities for energy generation. The solar research we have been doing in conjunction with CSU has helped us learn more about what is possible in Colorado with agrivoltaics. 

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Sandbox Solar, A Locally Owned Solar Company, Installs Agrivoltaics with The Growing Project


Posted in: Green Activities, Sandbox Solar, Solar Info | Tags: , , , | July 27, 2020

Locally owned solar company

As a top-rated locally owned solar company in Northern Colorado, Sandbox Solar is committed to giving back and making a difference in our community. One of our top values has always been to foster local energy and food independence. We recently teamed up with The Growing Project to do more of this right here in Fort Collins. We’re also very passionate about the emerging field of agrivoltaics – where solar and crops can coexist. 

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Sandbox Solar Now Offers EV Charger Installation in Fort Collins


Posted in: Electric Vehicle Charger, Sandbox Solar | Tags: , , , , |

If you have an electric vehicle (EV), we now offer professional EV charger installation in Fort Collins. Driving an electric vehicle has many benefits, and having an EV charger at home makes it all the easier to switch to a greener transportation option.  

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Sandbox Solar Dishes on Buying and Selling a Home with Solar in Fort Collins


Posted in: Homeowner, Property Investment, Sandbox Solar | Tags: , , , , , , , |

selling a home with solar in fort collins

If you’re like most people, you don’t know if you will be living in the same house forever. So is it still a good idea to invest in solar? Absolutely! Sandbox Solar can help you determine the value of the solar system and give you some tips on buying or selling a home with solar in Fort Collins. More homeowners are investing in solar than ever, which means more people will end up buying or selling a home with solar at some point.

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Beat the Heat with Sandbox Solar – A Top Solar Installer in Colorado


Posted in: Homeowner, Sandbox Solar | Tags: , | June 17, 2020

Summer is in full swing here in Colorado! It can be hard to keep your home cool without racking up a large electric bill by using your air conditioning all day – especially if you live within the city limits of Fort Collins with Time of Day pricing. Sandbox Solar, your solar installer in Colorado, is here to provide you with the best solar system for your needs and help you beat the heat this summer without breaking the bank.

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Sandbox Solar Offers Solar for New Construction in Fort Collins


Posted in: Homeowner, Sandbox Solar | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you building a new home and looking to make it environmentally friendly? Sandbox Solar can help! We offer solar for new construction in Fort Collins to help you build a solar system that seamlessly integrates with your new home or business. We are experts in solar energy providing you with independent and clean energy in Fort Collins!

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Case Study: Tony’s Carbon-Neutral House with Sandbox Solar – the Leading Solar Contractor in Northern Colorado


Posted in: Homeowner, Property Investment, Sandbox Solar | Tags: , , , , , , , , | May 26, 2020

When you work with Sandbox Solar, a top solar contractor in Northern Colorado, we help you design the best system for your needs. Our goal is always to design, develop, and install the perfect solar system for your home or business – a system that’s big enough to fit your needs, without overselling you on something that’s too big and more expensive. Our team is experienced in handling a solar project on a new-build home or office building. We ensure that everything is done on time so that there are no delays with construction. If you’re looking for a solar company to work on your next project, look no further than Sandbox Solar.

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TOD Pricing Switches Again – Be Prepared, with Help from Your Local Solar Installer in Colorado


Posted in: Green Activities, Solar Info | Tags: , , , , , | May 7, 2020

local solar installer in Colorado

We’re writing with a friendly reminder that the Fort Collins Time-of-Day (TOD) electricity pricing program’s peak hours switched to summer hours on May 1st! Sandbox Solar, your local solar installer in Colorado, is here to help you understand what TOD pricing means and how to save money. 

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