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Why Go Solar: Protect the Environment

Are you wondering “why go solar?” Are you curious about the impact residential solar power has on the environment?  There are many reasons to switch to solar power, from reduced electric bills to electricity security. But, one of the main reasons is to reduce the number of nonrenewable energy sources used daily.  In the United States, the electric power sector is one of the

Local solar company compass solar panels pensacola fl

How Do Solar Panels Work?

Did you know that the world’s most ample source of energy is actually solar, not natural gas or petroleum? Surprising, isn’t it? To put things into perspective, the sun delivers a consistent 173,000~ watts of solar energy daily. That amount of energy is much more (about 10,000 times) than what the world currently uses.  But the concept of solar energy

How Do I Know if Solar Is Right for Me?

There is a surge of homeowners electing to say “YES” to solar energy all over the United States and data suggests this solar boom is happening all over the world. Compass Solar Energyis based out of the northwest Florida panhandle. While we do occasionally venture outside of our immediate geographical service area for large government contracted solar farms or commercial

local solar company compass installing rooftop solar panels in pensacola fl

What Is the Process of Going Solar?

Solar is a new buzzword. Everywhere I look, I see ads offering to help people “Go Solar”. Looking it up online, there seems to be very little clear-cut information. It’s all ads, size estimating tools, and opinions from people who have had a good or bad experience. There is not much in the way of practical information on what to

Why Go Solar: U.S. Energy Dependence

Independence is essential. For almost 70 years, the United States imported more energy than it exported. In 2005 alone, the United States imported enough electricity to power 391 million homes.  That may sound good. But importing energy drains the economy and leaves America open to attack. Thankfully, solar power is available.  Why go solar exactly? What is so important about

Why Go Solar: Protect the Environment

Are you wondering “why go solar?” Are you curious about the impact residential solar power has on the environment?  There are many reasons to switch to solar power, from reduced electric bills to electricity security. But, one of the main reasons is to reduce the number of nonrenewable energy sources used daily.  In the United States, the electric power sector is one of the

Local solar company compass solar panels pensacola fl

How Do Solar Panels Work?

Did you know that the world’s most ample source of energy is actually solar, not natural gas or petroleum? Surprising, isn’t it? To put things into perspective, the sun delivers a consistent 173,000~ watts of solar energy daily. That amount of energy is much more (about 10,000 times) than what the world currently uses.  But the concept of solar energy

How Do I Know if Solar Is Right for Me?

There is a surge of homeowners electing to say “YES” to solar energy all over the United States and data suggests this solar boom is happening all over the world. Compass Solar Energyis based out of the northwest Florida panhandle. While we do occasionally venture outside of our immediate geographical service area for large government contracted solar farms or commercial

local solar company compass installing rooftop solar panels in pensacola fl

What Is the Process of Going Solar?

Solar is a new buzzword. Everywhere I look, I see ads offering to help people “Go Solar”. Looking it up online, there seems to be very little clear-cut information. It’s all ads, size estimating tools, and opinions from people who have had a good or bad experience. There is not much in the way of practical information on what to

Why Go Solar: U.S. Energy Dependence

Independence is essential. For almost 70 years, the United States imported more energy than it exported. In 2005 alone, the United States imported enough electricity to power 391 million homes.  That may sound good. But importing energy drains the economy and leaves America open to attack. Thankfully, solar power is available.  Why go solar exactly? What is so important about