Solar Hot Water Systems: Are You Really Saving Money?

If there’s one thing we can all get behind, it’s the idea of saving on our energy bills. After all, what could be more appealing than living the same lifestyle with a smaller price tag?

And, hey, if we can save money while also living more sustainably and reducing our carbon footprint, so much the better, right? You may have heard that solar hot water systems can help you to make substantial savings. You might even have invested in one already. On the other hand, you may be looking into getting a solar hot water system but aren’t quite ready to pull the trigger just yet. You might want to investigate whether or not a solar hot water system really lives up to the bold claims. Continue reading “Solar Hot Water Systems: Are You Really Saving Money?”

Solar Hot Water Repairs: 4 Times They Went Horribly Wrong!

Ask anyone who’s had a solar hot water system installed and they’ll tell you that they’ve never looked back. After all, it’s by far the most cost-efficient way to heat your water, saving you up to 75% on your water heating costs.

What’s more, generous federal incentives mean that you can get installation subsidies and enjoy years of low cost hot water… All while getting the warm fuzzy glow inside that comes from knowing that you’re doing good for the planet.

Yet, while solar hot water systems are state of the art and easy to maintain, as with any form of technology it has its horror stories. From cowboy installers to have-a-go heroes attempting their own repairs, there have been times when solar hot water systems have gone horribly, horribly wrong. Continue reading “Solar Hot Water Repairs: 4 Times They Went Horribly Wrong!”

When to Call for Solar Hot Water Repairs and Service

All solar hot water systems require periodic inspections and routine maintenance, and from time to time some components may need to be replaced.

There are a few indicators that you need to call for a Solar hot water service. Take a look at some of the early warning signs below and you should get a good idea of when to call for solar hot water repairs or a service. Continue reading “When to Call for Solar Hot Water Repairs and Service”