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6 Things to Know about Solar in the Winter | Colorado Solar Installer


Posted in: Solar Info | Tags: , , , | November 5, 2019

Colorado solar installer

Colorado is well-known for its unpredictable weather. And if this cool, wet summer is any indication, we might be in for a snowy winter – but who knows. Sandbox Solar is your local, Colorado solar installer, and we know a thing or two about solar in the winter. In fact, we frequently get asked how solar panels perform in the winter in Colorado. Well, the good news is that solar in the winter is nearly as good as solar in the summer in Colorado. Here’s why:

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2020 Solar Tax Credit Changes for Solar in Fort Collins


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

Solar in Fort Collins

In case you haven’t heard, solar tax credits will be reduced at the end of 2019 for homeowners and businesses. If you haven’t already taken advantage of the current tax rebates, it might be worth investing in a solar system for your home or business before the current rebates expire. Sandbox Solar is your local Fort Collins solar company, and we’re here to help you understand the ins and outs of solar tax credits for solar in Fort Collins. 

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Considering Adding a Battery to Your Solar System? Your Fort Collins Solar Experts Weigh In!


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

Fort Collins Solar

When you begin to think about your solar power system, there are many options and configurations you can choose from that will help you achieve your green energy goals. One such option is installing a battery alongside your solar system to store excess energy for later use. To determine if a solar battery is right for your home or business, read on and contact the Fort Collins solar experts on the Sandbox Solar team for more information. 

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Four Reasons to Go Green this Fall with Your Fort Collins Solar Installer – Sandbox Solar


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Fort Collins Solar Installer

These crisp mornings and cooler days are signaling the end of summer and the start of fall – the best time of year to go green and invest in solar for your home or business. Your local Fort Collins solar installer, Sandbox Solar, is here to tell you why: 

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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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