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Next Steps - Comparing Apples to Apples

Posted on March 25, 2017 by Nick Martinez in category Residential Solar, Personal Solar Experience, Installation

By now, Im positive that going solar is the single best investemnt to drive down the risk of increasing costs for energy, while also freeing up my money to be used and/or invested differently. My next move towards energy independance involves a few steps:

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Why It Works For Me

Posted on March 04, 2017 by Nick Martinez in category Solar Advice

Now that I know the basics of solar energy and solar installations, it became time to narrow down my choices for solar system installation. Although my wife agreed to make this investment for our energy needs, we were drawn to the fact that it could positively affect the value of our home. We've only been in our home for 6 years, and currently pay a PMI of $200. There is a pretty good chance...

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Learning the Basics

Posted on February 17, 2017 by Nick Martinez in category Personal Solar Experience

So now we get to the point where I need to research some options. A simple Google search can set me in the right direction. But before I can research who can install solar on my home, I need to understand what they will be installing. Have you ever been overwhelmed with a quick web search? I tyed "solar panels things to know" and I got an avalanche of information. Here is a quick  punch list I...

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Shade Before the Solar Solution

Posted on February 11, 2017 by Nick Martinez in category Personal Solar Experience

Albuquerque summers are the worst.

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Solar Fund Food Drive

Posted on December 04, 2015 by asadmin in category Company News
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Solar and Fire Safety

Posted on June 26, 2015 by asadmin in category Commercial Solar, Residential Solar, Solar News

Do I need to worry about them lighting on fire?

This is one of the most common questions we get from customers who are preparing to install a solar array on their home or business, and there is definitely logic behind the query. After all, solar panels are electrical equipment, and all electrical equipment has some fire hazard associated with it. Also, anything sitting on top of the roof in a...

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Solar Vineyard

Posted on January 29, 2015 by asadmin in category Commercial Solar, Solar Financing

One of my greatest passions is helping local businesses thrive in New Mexico. While there are challenges to operating in a small state like ours, I’ve often found solar solutions for small businesses that allow for lower operating costs, increased cash flow and a predictable ROI.

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The Triple Bottom Line for Business – People, Planet, Profit!

Posted on January 13, 2015 by asadmin in category Commercial Solar

Key statistics from the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) now prove what we at Affordable Solar have known for some time: solar makes more sense than ever for your business! In the past few years, the 45% drop in costs for commercial solar installations has fueled an explosive interest in solar for businesses across the United States. Companies such as Ikea and Apple already...

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Solar Energy Spill

Posted on November 06, 2014 by asadmin in category Commercial Solar, Residential Solar, Solar News

A tongue-in-cheek look at popular solar myths and misunderstandings

 

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