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CSU ARDEC Project Update from Sandbox Solar, a Fort Collins Solar Company


Posted in: Sandbox Solar | Tags: , , , , , , , | August 26, 2020

Fort Collins Solar Company

Sandbox Solar, your Fort Collins solar company, has been working with Colorado State University’s Agricultural Research, Development and Education Center (ARDEC) for the last three years on an agricultural solar research project. Our mission has always been to foster local community involvement with solar energy and find new opportunities for energy generation. The solar research we have been doing in conjunction with CSU has helped us learn more about what is possible in Colorado with agrivoltaics. 

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Sandbox Solar, A Locally Owned Solar Company, Installs Agrivoltaics with The Growing Project


Posted in: Green Activities, Sandbox Solar, Solar Info | Tags: , , , | July 27, 2020

Locally owned solar company

As a top-rated locally owned solar company in Northern Colorado, Sandbox Solar is committed to giving back and making a difference in our community. One of our top values has always been to foster local energy and food independence. We recently teamed up with The Growing Project to do more of this right here in Fort Collins. We’re also very passionate about the emerging field of agrivoltaics – where solar and crops can coexist. 

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Sandbox Solar Dishes on Buying and Selling a Home with Solar in Fort Collins


Posted in: Homeowner, Property Investment, Sandbox Solar | Tags: , , , , , , , |

selling a home with solar in fort collins

If you’re like most people, you don’t know if you will be living in the same house forever. So is it still a good idea to invest in solar? Absolutely! Sandbox Solar can help you determine the value of the solar system and give you some tips on buying or selling a home with solar in Fort Collins. More homeowners are investing in solar than ever, which means more people will end up buying or selling a home with solar at some point.

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5 Reasons that a Small “Solar Company Near Me” Yields a Better Experience for You!


Posted in: Sandbox Solar, Solar Info | Tags: , , , , , , | February 26, 2020

small solar company near me

There are many benefits to working with a local solar company like Sandbox Solar. They provide a different experience –and likely a different pricing structure – than a large or national solar company does. This is why it’s always important to shop around and find the right company for you. With Sandbox Solar, you will have people who care, who want to talk to you, and who help you with every step of your solar project. In this blog, we’ll cover why choosing a “small solar company near me” is a better experience.

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a “Solar Company Near Me”


Posted in: Sandbox Solar, Solar Info | Tags: , , , , , , | January 28, 2020

Solar Company Near Me

Choosing the right solar company can be a daunting task. When you search “solar company near me,” a plethora of options pop up. From there you have to decide who is going to do the best job, give you the best quote, and help you understand how much you can save with solar energy. With Sandbox Solar, you will have expertise, independent and clean energy, a fair quote, and the perks of using a local business. There are five things we think you should consider when choosing your solar company. They include:

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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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5 Reasons to Consider Commercial Solar Installation in Colorado


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Commercial solar installation in Colorado

An investment in a solar system is not just for big businesses. In fact, many small-to-mid-sized businesses have found solar to be a great move for their company, for good reason. Solar just makes sense for homeowners and business owners alike. Sandbox Solar, your local solar company, has installed countless solar systems on businesses all around Northern Colorado. We’ve heard from many business owners – just like you – about how beneficial making the switch to solar has been for their company. If you’re considering commercial solar installation in Colorado for your business, here’s a few reasons solar makes sense for businesses: 

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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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