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You’ve heard of the endless benefits of solar energy, and now you’re ready to explore the world of solar for yourself! What’s next? Many homeowners interested in investing in solar find themselves with many questions that require answers before moving forward with a solar panel system.

Our solar specialists are here to help answer some of these common questions so you can be fully informed and prepared for your home solar installation. Keep reading to learn more about your new clean energy solution!

How Do I Get Solar Panels for My Home?

If you’re ready to reap the benefits of lowered utility bills, energy independence, and clean energy, look no further! Independent Power is here to help you power your home through the sun with our professional home solar solutions.

From the design phase to the last step of the installation, we’ll be by your side throughout the entire process, ensuring the job is completed to your highest standards. Our advanced technology and efficiency are second to none!

Is My Home a Good Fit For Solar?

Solar systems are designed to operate in all environments, but some types of rooftops may not be as suitable for panels. Aged or tree-covered roofs are not the best candidates for solar installations.

It’s also important to consider the overall size, slope, and shape of the roof. If your roof is not suitable for panels, not to worry! Ground mounts are an excellent option for properties that lack roof space or the correct angle. Our solar specialists will inspect your roof and provide you with the best solar option for your property.

What Planning is Needed?

Estimating your electricity needs is essential to help your solar contractor provide the perfect solar recommendations for your property. Gather past electric bills for an accurate electricity usage estimate. You’ll need to determine your annual electricity needs to select the best solar system to support those needs.

In addition to reviewing your energy usage, make sure to plan for any potential energy usage fluctuations. If you’re purchasing an electric vehicle in the near future or expanding your home, you’ll need to account for the increased energy consumption. On the flip side, if you’re actively making changes to improve your home’s efficiency, you may end up utilizing less energy than in past months.

What Maintenance is Needed?

You’ll be relieved to discover that solar panels generally require very little maintenance! An occasional light cleaning and scheduled professional inspections can go a long way in ensuring your system lasts for years to come. Keep chasing the sun and saving on your monthly utility bills when performing these light routine maintenance steps.

What are the Environmental Benefits?

Going solar is a goal for many individuals. Those looking for a clean energy option often turn to solar for a steady, environmentally-friendly power source. If you’re on a mission to reduce your carbon footprint, look no further! Fewer carbon emissions makes for a happy Earth all around.

What Should I Look For in a Solar Provider?

Like with any home project, it’s crucial to select the right service provider for your solar installation. Our team is focused on providing superb service and superior workmanship for our valued customers. Check out our reviews to learn more about our customers’ experiences with our seamless and quality solar services.


Going solar is an exciting journey! Your team at Independent Power is eager to bring your vision to reality with our premier home solar services. We offer top-notch customer service and technology to homeowners in Colorado, Montana, New England, and beyond! To schedule your next service, give our team a call at (303) 443-0115 or complete our online contact form for more information.