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San Fernando Solar is one of California's most trusted solar energy installers and has decades of combined experience in solar installations, energy-efficient roofing and HVAC.

Whether you're looking to incorporate additional panels to your existing system or install a whole new solar panel system in your home or business, we have the experience, equipment, know-how and manpower to get it done to a high spec and on-time, first time. Contact us today for your free quote!

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Creating An Energy-Efficient Home with Solar

There are a few things that you can do to create an energy-efficient home with solar. First, make sure that your home has the proper sunlight exposure. If your house is in a low-light area or facing away from the sun, you will need to install more panels and/or use solar power technology to help generate electricity. Second, consider using renewable energy technologies like solar power or wind power when possible.

Third, insulate your home’s windows and doors properly to reduce heat loss during winter months and summer weeks when temperatures soar outside. Fourth, follow manufacturer guidelines for installing rooftop systems and solar panels to ensure that your system is performing optimally. Fifth, monitor and maintain your energy-efficient home with solar systems by regularly checking electricity usage data and repairing or replacing systems as needed.

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Are solar panels worth the money?

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. Factors that will affect the costs of solar panels include location, energy source (solar, wind turbines, or hydropower), and grid connection fees. Generally speaking, solar panels are worth the money if they will provide a significant reduction in energy costs and help reduce emissions. In general, installing solar panels will reduce energy costs in the short term by generating power during periods of high demand (when grid electricity rates are highest), and providing backup power during outages.

Solar panel systems can also provide an approximate 50% reduction in emissions over traditional energy sources such as diesel generators. The main disadvantage of solar panels is that they require periodic maintenance, which may increase overall expenses. Please consult a qualified professional if you want to learn more about each option and how it might benefit your situation.

Slash Your Electricity Bill

Now that you know a few things about solar energy, it’s time to learn how you can slash your electricity bill. First and foremost, make sure that your home is properly insulated and cooled. Second, use renewable energy technologies whenever possible. Third, get creative with your energy-saving measures by installing rooftop solar panels or investing in smart home technology like occupancy sensors or programmable thermostats. Finally, monitor and maintain your system regularly to ensure maximal efficiency and savings on your electricity bill!

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How much do solar panel systems cost?

The price of a solar panel system will vary depending on the size and features of the system, as well as your location. Some factors that may contribute to this price include:

- The technology used: Solar panels using more advanced technologies (such as silicon) tend to cost more than those using less advanced technologies (such as crystalline silicon).

- System size: Larger systems (10 kW or more) will typically cost more than smaller systems.

- Features and amenities: Some features, such as energy storage or tracking technology, may increase the price of a system.

- Location: Solar panel systems located in sunny areas will typically cost more than those located in less sunny areas.

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What are the benefits of having an HVAC system?

There are a few benefits to having an HVAC system in your home:

Heating and Cooling – An air conditioning system can keep your home cool during the summer months and warm during the winter. It can also help to regulate humidity levels in your home.

Energy Efficiency – A properly installed HVAC system will use far less energy than an oil-fired heating or cooling unit. This means that you'll save money on your monthly utility bill over time.

Comfort – Having an air conditioning or heating system in your home will make it much more comfortable overall, especially if you live in a warm climate.

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If you're in need of repair or replacement services for your roof, don't hesitate to call a roofing contractor. Roofing specialists are skilled in installing and maintaining both metal and shingle roofs. They'll be able to provide you with an estimate for the work that needs to be done, as well as fit the job around any existing insurance policies or warranty commitments that may exist. When working with a roofing contractor, be sure to ask about their experience installing metal roofs. Not all companies are up to the task, and you may end up spending more money on unnecessary repairs. If you're looking to protect your home from the elements while also reducing your energy bills, a metal roof may be the perfect solution. Contact us today for a free estimate.

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Can you "sell" electricity back to the grid?

There are a few different ways that people can sell electricity back to the grid.

- Purchasing power: Some solar panel systems include energy storage and/or tracking technology, which allows them to be used as a “purchasing power” system by purchasing electricity from the grid when prices are highest. This can enable homeowners and businesses to reduce their overall energy costs.

- Net metering: In some states, solar panel systems installed on residential property will be automatically registered with the electric utility and become part of the utility customer’s net metering system (where the energy produced by the system is subtracted from their electricity bill at the same rate it is consumed). This can provide solar panel owners with a financial incentive to produce energy and help reduce electricity bills for all utility customers.

-Community solar: Community solar projects are groups of households, businesses, or public bodies that have pooled resources to purchase panels from a renewable energy developer and share installer duties. These systems usually offer lower financing rates than buying individual panels, making them an attractive option for those who are not ready to invest in a complete solar system right away.

Affordable heating and cooling system installation

Over the years, oil-fired heaters have become less popular due to concerns about air quality and global warming. Today, almost all homeowners in California choose gas- or electric-heated systems for their home cooling needs. These types of system use far less energy than oil-fired alternatives and are also more affordable in the long run.

If you're looking for a cost-effective way to heat your home during the winter months, please give our experts a call at 1 (818) 649-2917. They can help you choose an affordable heating system that will keep your family comfortable all winter long.

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Energy efficient roofing in California

If you're looking to reduce your energy bills, consider installing an energy-efficient roof. Not only will a new roofing system help protect your home from the elements, but it can also save you money on your monthly electric bill. There are a variety of different types of roofs available that are certified. These include metal, shingle, and asphalt tile roofs.

When choosing which type of roofing system to install, be sure to consult with a professional like us who is familiar with all of the options available. We'll be able to help you choose the most efficient roofing system for your home and budget.

How Solar Energy Can Help You Save Money on Your Electricity Bill?

Solar energy can help you save money on your electricity bill in a few different ways. First and foremost, solar systems typically generate more power than traditional technologies like gas or coal-fired plants. This means that you’ll likely end up paying less for your electricity overall, even if the system is large enough to cover only a small portion of your home’s energy needs. Additionally, solar energy is environmentally friendly and doesn’t produce any emissions when it operates. Finally, rooftop solar panels often qualify for government incentives, like tax credits or rebates, that can further reduce your overall costs.

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Efficient cooling and central heating systems

When cooling your home, air conditioners use a refrigerant to change heat into cool air. The compressor must work very hard to make this conversion and so the system uses more energy than heating your home. A central heating system is exactly the same but works with gas or oil instead of refrigerant. It's often used in colder climates where it's harder to control indoor temperatures using an air conditioner.

Central heating systems are available as either single-stage or staged cooling/heating systems, and both have their pros and cons depending on your needs. For homeowners who want cooling and heating in different parts of their house throughout the year—for example, during warm weather when central air conditioning is unnecessary but they still want indoor humidity control—a split-system is ideal. This system uses both ducts for cooling and heating independently so you can have cool air in one part of your home while hot air from the furnace or air conditioner warms other parts.

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Roofing is one of the most important components of a home’s exterior. After all, it protects your home from the elements and ensures an adequate amount of insulation. When it comes time to replace your roof, be sure to consult with a roofing contractor who will help you choose the best type of roofing for your home and budget. There are three main types of roofing: metal, shingle, and asphalt. Metal roofs tend to be the most durable and expensive, but they can also leak if not installed properly. Shingle roofs are the cheapest option and typically don’t last as long as metal or slate roofs, but they're more moisture-resistant and easy to repair. Asphalt shingles are a hybrid type that combines features of both metal and shingle roofs.

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Energy efficient roofing in California

If you're looking to reduce your energy bills, consider installing an energy-efficient roof. Not only will a new roofing system help protect your home from the elements, but it can also save you money on your monthly electric bill. There are a variety of different types of roofs available that are certified. These include metal, shingle, and asphalt tile roofs.

When choosing which type of roofing system to install, be sure to consult with a professional like us who is familiar with all of the options available. We'll be able to help you choose the most efficient roofing system for your home and budget.

How much does it cost to install a new roof?

This is a difficult question to answer, as the cost of roofing installation can vary drastically depending on the size and type of roof that you have. If you're looking to replace your entire roof, expect to pay between $5,000 and $10,000 for a professional job. On the other hand, if you just need some replacement shingles or tiles installed onto your existing roof, prices may reach as low as $200. Be sure to ask your contractor about specific costs before signing any contracts! When it comes to installing new roofs on your home, there's no one-size-fits-all answer.

Contact us for a detailed energy efficiency analysis or to schedule your free solar panel installation, roofing or HVAC estimate.

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