These days, homeowners are besieged by solar contractors. With escalating utility bills with more to come, tax incentives, attractive financing solar is not only a great investment but a great hedge against inflation.
Homeowners with older homes (before 1980) may be leaving "money on the table." Solar companies are likely to gloss over the inefficiencies of older homes and base demand on current electrical usage.
Implementing energy efficiency improvements offer a multitude of benefits including lower energy costs, comfort, health & safety benefits and more. These improvements add real comfort, reduce drafty air infiltration and identify CO hazards that are beyond just adding solar. In addition it will lower electrical usage that reduces the # of panels lowering your costs of going solar.
The best approach is to have your home evaluated for energy efficiency with a comprehensive energy assessment. These assessments reveal inefficiencies that are not apparent to most homeowners. Some of the solutions are actually affordable with repairs. In addition, numerous incentives exist with Energy Upgrade California and your local utility company that will reduce your investment.
To learn more, visit Energy Upgrade California or www.SDinspection.com