Solar panels are a fantastic way to generate clean, renewable energy from the sun, and they are rapidly becoming a more and more popular option for homeowners around the world. Solar panels collect energy from the sun and convert it into electricity that can be used to power your home. They are an environmentally friendly, cost-effective way to reduce your energy costs and your carbon footprint.
Solar panels are made up of photovoltaic cells, which are the basic component of solar energy conversion. Photovoltaic cells are made from semiconductor materials, such as silicon, which can convert the sun’s light into electricity. The cells are arranged in a grid-like pattern on the surface of the panel, and when sunlight hits them, the cells create an electric current. This current is then converted into usable electricity for your home.
One of the main benefits of solar panels is that they are a renewable energy source, meaning that they don’t generate any emissions and are therefore not contributing to climate change. Additionally, solar panels require very little maintenance, as they require very little water and no fuel to generate energy. As a result, they are a great long-term investment, as they can provide clean energy for many years.
Solar panels also offer significant cost savings. As the cost of electricity continues to rise, solar panels can provide a cheaper, renewable alternative. Depending on the size of your home and your energy needs, you can expect to save 30% on your energy bill. In California, you’ll get a 30% tax rebate.
In addition to being an efficient and cost-effective energy source, solar panels also provide other benefits. For example, solar panels can provide electricity even during power outages, as they continue to generate electricity. This means that you can have peace of mind knowing that you’ll have power even in the event of an emergency. Additionally, solar panels can increase the value of your home, as they are a great selling point for potential buyers. Contact ACR Solar to get started!
Your roof is one of the most valuable aspects of your home, protecting your family from the elements. ACR Solar makes replacing your roof simple, easy, and stress-free! We’re a local Roofing Company in Sacramento, Providing Quality Roofing Services throughout Sacramento County and Reno.
We offer many solutions to harness energy and power your home safely, effectively, and efficiently. In addition to our roofing and solar installation services, ACR Solar provides glycol changes, solar panel cleaning, roof repair, and pool winterization.
Sometimes things stop working on your system. It could be a simple fix or a defective part. Whatever the case is, ACR Solar can help. We’re highly experienced electricians with vast knowledge in the solar industry and worked on many system installations. If your system was installed by another contractor and they’re out of business, hard to reach, or don’t respond, give us a call and see what makes us the top-rated solar expects in Sacramento.
Solar pool heating cuts down on costs and is much more energy efficient and lasts longer than other heating options. A pool’s solar heating system does require maintenance. As solar pool heating experts, ACR Solar is a one-stop shop for installation and maintenance of your pool’s system. We make it easy to enjoy your pool year-round.
When your solar panels are clean, they are more efficient at harnessing the sun’s energy. It is recommended to clean solar panels every 6 months to a year in order to maintain the productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of the panels. ACR Solar can safely clean and maintain your home’s solar power system.
After pool season has ended in the fall, ACR Solar can professionally Winterize your pool at the end of the season. To prevent freeze damage to your solar pool collectors, will complete the proper draining of the solar pool collectors, set the controls and valves for proper and economical winter operation, clean the solar pool collectors as needed, and do any other maintenance elements to ensure your pool remains uncompromised through the cold months. In the spring we will reverse the process by resetting the controller and valves for the efficient pool heating operation of your system.
According to the California Energy Commission, California’s energy code is designed to reduce wasteful and unnecessary energy consumption in newly constructed and existing buildings. Title 24 is a group of standards and codes that must be followed on energy efficient projects. ACR Solar can help you from beginning to end, following the state mandated energy standards in your project.
Propylene glycol is the most common heat transfer fluid in the freeze protected closed loop solar water heating systems used in this area. These fluids degrade overtime and, just like with your car, should be checked and changed every 5 years to properly maintain your system. These systems are pressurized, so it is advised for homeowners to have a licensed expert perform maintenance. ACR Solar can professionally maintain your home’s solar water heating system.
ACR Solar expertly installs home solar home electric, solar water heating, pool heating systems, and roofing. We are proud and grateful to all of our customers to have been awarded “Sacramento’s 8th Fastest Growing Company”. You can have complete confidence in ACR Solar as experts in what we do.
We look forward to serving you with the best quality, value, and integrity in the industry.
Our company is headquartered in Carmichael, California. ACR HQ is also where the Skyline® Solar Water Heating systems manufacturing plant, administrative offices, and research and development are.