How much does it cost?

By |2021-05-23T19:16:48-04:00May 20th, 2021|

Every solar project is unique. System cost is determined by consumption requirements, roof layout, shading analysis, and future energy needs. System costs for residential solar vary from $15,000 to $50,000. The ways to determine system costs are by historic consumption analysis, a home energy audit, or energy modelling for a newly built home. Contact

How do solar panels work?

By |2023-09-11T09:36:24-04:00May 17th, 2021|

Solar panels absorb the sun’s energy throughout the day and convert it into direct current (DC) electricity. Most homes and businesses run on alternating current (AC) electricity, so the DC electricity is then passed through an inverter to convert it to usable AC electricity. At that point, you either use the electricity in your

What happens if there is snow on solar panels?

By |2023-09-11T09:37:57-04:00May 17th, 2021|

Believe it or not, solar panels still function when they are covered in snow, albeit at a reduced capacity. In Ontario, our climate is such that combined with fewer daylight hours during the winter season, panels won’t produce enough electricity to power your home. However, don’t fret! This is completely normal, and your production

How does solar impact my property’s value?

By |2021-05-20T20:08:37-04:00May 8th, 2021|

Studies have shown that homes with solar energy systems sell for more than homes without them. However, your property value will only increase if you own (rather than lease) your solar panel system. In most parts of Canada, a system will actually increase the value of your property more than a kitchen renovation.

Do solar panels work in a blackout?

By |2023-09-11T09:38:37-04:00May 7th, 2021|

If your solar panel system is connected to the grid, it will shut off in the event of a blackout. This is to prevent emergency responders and electricity utility repair personnel from being injured by your panels sending power back to the grid. However, certain inverters allow homeowners to create a closed-loop system during

How much will solar panel maintenance cost?

By |2023-09-11T09:39:33-04:00May 6th, 2021|

If you own a home or property that has a pitched roof, your maintenance costs should be…zero! The system may require adjusting during the first year, which is completely covered by our comprehensive, 5-year workmanship warranty. The most common reasons for damage are human interaction, and critters such as squirrels or birds. Fortunately, Execon

How can I tell if my system is working?

By |2023-09-11T09:49:52-04:00May 4th, 2021|

After your system is grid-tied and commissioned, an Execon technician will help set up your energy monitoring system that will show in real-time what your system is producing 24/7/365. This app for your smart device will not only give you the reassurance that your system is functioning properly it will also allow you to

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