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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


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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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How to Know Which Solar Company in Colorado is Right for Your Home or Business


Posted in: Homeowner, Sandbox Solar, Solar Info | Tags: , , , , , | February 18, 2020

Solar Company in Colorado

We live in the perfect state to make investing in solar worthwhile. But that also means that picking a solar company in Colorado can be difficult, because there are so many to choose from. What should you look for in a solar company? Sandbox Solar – a leading Northern Colorado solar company – can help with that. Here are five things you need to decide when choosing a solar company for your family: 

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What to Know Before Signing on the Dotted Line for Solar in Fort Collins


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Solar in Fort Collins

Fort Collins is an ideal place to invest in solar panels because of Colorado’s nearly 300 days of sunshine. Not to mention that solar is good for the environment and helps you avoid the increased cost of the city’s Time-of-Day pricing. But there are some things you should know before investing in solar in Fort Collins. Switching to solar can be a big decision, and we want you to know all the facts before you decide. Sandbox Solar is here to help! Here are a few things you should think about before purchasing a solar system for your home or office building: 

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How to Maximize Your Home Efficiency in Colorado During the Winter


Posted in: Homeowner | Tags: , , , , | December 10, 2019

Home efficiency in Colorado

Now that winter is approaching, it’s a good time to think about ways to save on your energy bill. If your home is not properly equipped for the winter, you could end up with larger energy costs than you would like. Sandbox Solar, your local solar company, has tips for you to maximize your home efficiency in Colorado during winter. 

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Fort Collins Time-of-Day Pricing Peak Hours Change in October


Posted in: Homeowner | Tags: , , , | October 2, 2019

Fort Collins Time-of-Day Pricing

Here’s your friendly reminder: Fort Collins Time-of-Day (TOD) peak hours will be switching back to non-summer hours as of October 1st. In short, this means that any electricity you use from 5 to 9 pm on weekdays will cost you approximately 3 times as much as the energy your household consumes during non-peak hours. Sandbox Solar, your local, Northern Colorado solar company, is here to explain how Fort Collins Time-of-Day pricing affects your bill and how you can save with solar:

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6 Tips to Keep Homes Cool this Summer!


Posted in: Homeowner | Tags: | July 2, 2019

Tips to Keep Homes Cool

Despite the slow start, it appears that summer is finally here in Northern Colorado and things are heating up quickly. You’ve probably noticed that your home is becoming awfully warm by the end of the day which is why we’re here with our best tips to keep homes cool this summer. 

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Energy Monitoring and Why It’s Important


Posted in: Homeowner | Tags: , , , | April 18, 2019

Here at Sandbox Solar, we’re committed to helping you find energy-efficient solutions that make sense for your needs and are reasonable on a long-term basis. The first step in doing so is to start with energy monitoring. This means that before we ever sell you a solar power system or make suggestions about energy-efficient upgrades to make in your home or office, we’ll get a baseline understanding of where you’re currently at. We’ll leverage smart energy-monitoring solutions to track and quantify how your home is currently performing and where you utilize the majority of your power. We’ll use this information to make smart decisions about the kind of solar system you may need and help you determine the most effective behavior changes and upgrades.

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4 Benefits of Smart Home Technology


Posted in: Homeowner | Tags: , , , | April 3, 2019

Smart Home | Sandbox Solar

In the technological day and age we find ourselves living in, you can now manage nearly all of your home’s functions right from an app on your phone. This includes things like turning lights off or on, controlling temperatures, running appliances like your dishwasher, and making your home safer – all in easy-to-use apps right on your hand-held device. The ability to control these things is driven by relatively new technology that falls under the smart home category. If you haven’t adopted these features in your home, you might be surprised to learn that there are many benefits of smart home technology that will likely pay for the investment in the upgrades over time.

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