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Are Energy Reduction Products Useful?

Property owners interested in the cost-savings and environmental benefits of solar panels might also be interested in so-called  “energy reduction products.” Lots of solar companies push these products to accompany solar panels. But do they work? Do they really reduce power usage and energy bills? Do energy efficiency products really protect the environment? The answers are nuanced. Let’s take a

Do Solar Companies Provide Solar Buyback?

One of the biggest potential advantages of going solar in Florida is the option to sell excess energy back to the power company. This widespread practice is called “solar buyback.” Beyond simply cutting back or eliminating your power bill, your solar panels can potentially put extra money back into your pocket each month if they generate more power than you

How to Calculate Your Solar Panel System Size

One of the most common questions we get from our customers pertains to how to calculate their solar panel system size to meet their energy needs. Matching your solar panel system design/configuration to match your energy usage will produce maximum cost-efficiency.  Let’s explore how to calculate your power needs, how to estimate power output from solar panels, and how to

How to Spot and Avoid Solar Panel Scams

As we’ve discussed previously, solar energy is the undisputed future of renewable energy, tapping the Earth’s one true renewable energy source. That’s great news for the environment and for consumers who desire the freedom afforded by an independent, limitless energy alternative to the increasingly expensive power grid. Unfortunately, along with the booming solar panel industry in Florida come equally innovative

How to Clean Your Solar Panels

So you’ve got your brand-new, glimmering Compass Solar solar panels system installed that’s going to power your home for decades and save you thousands on your energy bills in the process. Now your top priority is keeping your system clean and generating its maximum power output.   Let’s explore the why and how of solar panel cleaning. Is regularly cleaning your

How to Handle Solar Panel Door Knockers

No one likes pushy salespeople showing up at their home to sell this or that. At Compass Solar, we don’t engage in such kinds of aggressive and, often, misleading ad campaigns. On the other hand, fly-by-night solar panel startups do, in fact, often rely on these kinds of marketing campaigns to try to bolster their sales. In their efforts, they

Are Energy Reduction Products Useful?

Property owners interested in the cost-savings and environmental benefits of solar panels might also be interested in so-called  “energy reduction products.” Lots of solar companies push these products to accompany solar panels. But do they work? Do they really reduce power usage and energy bills? Do energy efficiency products really protect the environment? The answers are nuanced. Let’s take a

Do Solar Companies Provide Solar Buyback?

One of the biggest potential advantages of going solar in Florida is the option to sell excess energy back to the power company. This widespread practice is called “solar buyback.” Beyond simply cutting back or eliminating your power bill, your solar panels can potentially put extra money back into your pocket each month if they generate more power than you

How to Calculate Your Solar Panel System Size

One of the most common questions we get from our customers pertains to how to calculate their solar panel system size to meet their energy needs. Matching your solar panel system design/configuration to match your energy usage will produce maximum cost-efficiency.  Let’s explore how to calculate your power needs, how to estimate power output from solar panels, and how to

How to Spot and Avoid Solar Panel Scams

As we’ve discussed previously, solar energy is the undisputed future of renewable energy, tapping the Earth’s one true renewable energy source. That’s great news for the environment and for consumers who desire the freedom afforded by an independent, limitless energy alternative to the increasingly expensive power grid. Unfortunately, along with the booming solar panel industry in Florida come equally innovative

How to Clean Your Solar Panels

So you’ve got your brand-new, glimmering Compass Solar solar panels system installed that’s going to power your home for decades and save you thousands on your energy bills in the process. Now your top priority is keeping your system clean and generating its maximum power output.   Let’s explore the why and how of solar panel cleaning. Is regularly cleaning your

How to Handle Solar Panel Door Knockers

No one likes pushy salespeople showing up at their home to sell this or that. At Compass Solar, we don’t engage in such kinds of aggressive and, often, misleading ad campaigns. On the other hand, fly-by-night solar panel startups do, in fact, often rely on these kinds of marketing campaigns to try to bolster their sales. In their efforts, they