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Environmental Impact of Solar


Posted in: Uncategorized | Tags: | October 10, 2018

Environmental Impact of Solar

There are many reasons to invest in solar panels – energy savings, energy independence, and to add value to your home. Another major reason is to help reduce your footprint and do your part to protect our environment. There are many harmful effects of climate change, which is caused in large part due to energy consumption, and one way to make a positive impact on this front is to add solar to your home or business. The positive environmental impact of solar can be immense, especially if the majority of buildings in a region adopt the technology.

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6 Reasons to Invest in Smart Home Technology


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Invest in Smart Home Technology

We’re lucky to live in a time when nearly everything is connected over the internet, and as a result, we can enjoy many comforts that previously were simply unavailable. With this newfound connectedness, homeowners are able to enjoy the many amenities provided by smart home technology. As this form of smart tech becomes more readily available, one of the most common questions we hear at Sandbox Solar is, “Should I invest in smart home technology?”

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Is My Home a Good Fit for Solar?


Posted in: Uncategorized | July 23, 2018

Is My House Right for Solar? - Sandbox Solar

Some of the most common questions we hear are, “Is my home right for solar?” or, “Is My Home a Good Fit for Solar?” These are valid questions you would want an answer to before moving forward since solar is a long-term investment. Before buying a solar system, it’s key to first determine if your roof is a good candidate for solar. In this blog we’ll answer your question, “Is my home a good fit for solar?” with a few general things to look for. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have specific questions about your home.

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Solar FAQs | Your Solar Questions Answered!


Posted in: Uncategorized | July 17, 2018

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Sandbox Solar is your local, Northern Colorado solar provider. We know solar is a big investment, and before you determine if solar is right for your home or business, we want to make sure you have all the information up front to help you decide. To do so, Sandbox Solar is here to answer your most frequently asked questions regarding solar.

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How Do Solar Panels Work? Solar Energy 101


Posted in: Uncategorized | June 1, 2018

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At its core, a solar system harnesses the power of the sun and turns it into electricity for your residential or commercial building. The sun is an incredibly powerful energy generator and could easily power all our electrical needs, without emitting harmful greenhouse gases as do other electricity generators like coal and natural gas. Currently, solar only powers about one fifth of worldwide energy needs, but it’s the fastest growing source of power for good reason.

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Sandbox Solar Welcomes You to Northern Colorado


Posted in: Uncategorized | May 1, 2018

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What was it that brought you to Northern Colorado? Our viable job market? The fun to be had in the great outdoors? Perhaps our food and beer scene? Maybe a combination of all three? Whatever your reasoning may be, Northern Colorado is a pretty great place to settle down.

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10 Important Facts About Solar


Posted in: Uncategorized | April 1, 2018

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Solar has made a big name for itself in recent years; the falling cost of solar panels, coupled with widespread news coverage, has left many homeowners considering an investment in solar. Sandbox Solar is your local, Northern Colorado solar partner, and we’re here to give you all the information you need about solar to help you make an informed choice. It’s a big decision, we know, which is why we’ve compiled these interesting facts about solar you may not have considered:

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Homeowners: Best Ways to Pay for a Solar System


Posted in: Uncategorized | March 5, 2018

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We get it, solar systems are a big investment. Here at Sandbox Solar, we frequently hear, “I want solar, but how do I pay for a solar system?”

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Six Benefits of Installing Solar on Your Home or Business


Posted in: Uncategorized | February 20, 2018

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We get it, solar is a big investment and a scary decision to make. We talk to homeowners and businesses everyday as they mull over whether or not solar makes sense for their building. The benefits of solar adoption vary widely by motivation, location, and needs, but the top reasons to install solar panels include:

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Latest News!


Posted in: Uncategorized | February 2, 2017

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Event: Green Drinks at CSU Powerhouse!
Sandbox Solar is hosting Green Drinks this month at the CSU Powerhouse. (430 N. College Ave. Fort Collins). Feburary 22nd 530-8p. Free Food and Beer (21+). Donations will go toward The Growing Project. This is a casual event and all are welcome. We will have images of the projects we’ve completed. The Powerhouse is a CSU owned building that is home to various research centers, policy firms, and startups. More information can be found here.

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