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Buying or Selling a Home with Solar | Here’s What You Need to Know


Posted in: Solar Info | Tags: , , , , | July 2, 2019

buying or selling a home with solar

As more homeowners invest in solar, more and more people will be faced with buying or selling a home with solar. In fact, here at Sandbox Solar, we frequently get asked to help buyers and sellers determine the value of a system and how it will affect the transaction. 

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Maximize Your Solar Rebates While You Still Can | Act by the End of 2019


Posted in: Sandbox Solar, Solar Info | May 24, 2019

solar rebates

In 2015, Congress passed and extended a set of laws that allowed homeowners to deduct a significant amount – 30% – of the cost of their solar installation from their taxes. In case you haven’t heard, this extension, unfortunately, won’t be as helpful to homeowners going forward! We’ve all enjoyed the opportunity for full solar tax rebates for multiple years, but the end is near for the 30% rebate. If you’ve been on the fence about solar, it’s in your best interest to maximize the full solar rebates while you still can.

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Northern Colorado Solar Installer vs. a National Solar Provider


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Northern Colorado Solar Installer

Sandbox Solar, your local, Northern Colorado solar installer, is committed to helping home and business owners find the right solar system for your needs, at the right price – even if this means you don’t choose us for your install. There are many benefits to working with a local provider, but it’s worth shopping around to make sure you get exactly what you need. In this blog, we’ll cover what you should consider when choosing between a Northern Colorado solar installer and a national solar provider.

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Community Solar: Here’s What You Need to Know


Posted in: Solar Info | Tags: , , , , | April 3, 2019

Community Solar | Sandbox Solar

For many people, solar is simply out of reach. This could be due to space constraints, living in a rental home or apartment building, or financial barriers. In order to protect our environment and reap the benefits of solar for all, we’re looking at creative solutions to increase solar in our community. One of the ways we’ve found to do this is through community solar projects in Northern Colorado.

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6 Common Solar Mistakes Homeowners Make


Posted in: Solar Info | Tags: , , | March 20, 2019

Solar Mistakes | Sandbox Solar

The decision to invest in a solar system for your home or business is a big one – not only is solar a big purchase, it will also last upwards of 30 years – so you want to make sure that whatever system you decide on is right for you. Sandbox Solar is your local, Northern Colorado solar provider, and one of our main goals is to help homeowners choose a system wisely. We work hard to provide all the information up front to ensure that you get the best system for your needs at the best price. In this blog, we’re covering the most common solar mistakes we see to help homeowners avoid some of the biggest pitfalls when choosing a system.

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Solar Doesn’t Have to Be on the Roof | Alternatives to Rooftop Solar


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Alternatives to Rooftop Solar

Occasionally we hear from homeowners and business owners that solar is simply unfeasible because their roof doesn’t receive enough sunlight, isn’t big enough, or has too many obstructions. Good news! There are many alternatives to rooftop solar that still provide the same benefits of rooftop solar, despite being in a different location. In this blog, Sandbox Solar will cover the best alternatives to rooftop solar to help you find a system that works great for your needs, no matter where it’s located.

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Sandbox Solar Case Study: Ground Mount Solar Unit


Posted in: Solar Info | Tags: , | March 4, 2019

Sandbox Solar Case Study

When you decide to work with Sandbox Solar for your solar installation, we take every factor into consideration and help you design the best system for your needs. Our team recently helped a Northern Colorado landowner design and implement a sizeable ground mount solar unit on his property. Kevin was very thrilled with the results and had this to say about Sandbox Solar:

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5 Benefits of Working with a Local Solar Provider


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Local Solar Provider | Sandbox Solar

When it comes to deciding which solar company is right for your home or business, the good news is that you have lots of options. The bad news is that you have lots of options. It can be hard to determine which company offers the best value and which will be easiest to work with on an ongoing basis. Choosing between a local solar provider like Sandbox Solar and a larger solar company is an important first step.

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5 Things to Know about Online Solar Calculators


Posted in: Solar Info | Tags: , , | January 28, 2019

Online Solar Calculators

As you begin your solar research, you’ll undoubtedly come across a wide variety of online solar calculators that are designed to help you determine if your home or office is right for solar. Like everything, these online solar calculators can be a great place to start – providing valuable insight and a beginning cost estimation – but there are some things you should know.

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Solar Myths Debunked | Sandbox Solar


Posted in: Solar Info | Tags: , , | December 20, 2018

Solar Myths Debunked | Sandbox Solar

Sandbox Solar – your local, Northern Colorado solar installer – has heard a solar myth or two over the years. In fact, there is a lot of misinformation about solar systems and what they mean for your home. In this blog, we’ll be covering some of the most common solar myths we hear and debunking them. Hold on tight – solar myths debunked:

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