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


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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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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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4 Things to Know about Solar Re-Roofing with Sandbox Solar


Posted in: Hail & Weather | Tags: , , , | August 1, 2019

Solar Re-roofing

Has your home been hit by one of the recent hail storms we’ve had this year? Do you have solar panels installed on said roof? If so, you might be searching for information about “how to replace my roof with solar panels.” If this is you, you’re in the right place. In this Sandbox Solar blog, we’re covering solar re-roofing, or the process of replacing a roof with solar panels.

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


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

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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5 Benefits of Working with a Local Solar Provider


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

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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