Q. Why Go Solar?
A. There are many reasons to go solar:
1) The sun’s energy is free and is
available year round. You are resistant to hikes
in prices of fossil fuels or future energy
2) You will reduce your energy costs
3) You will reduce your dependence on fossil
fuels and help offset carbon emissions. Environmental concerns such as
global warming and smog are becoming
global health issues. By going solar, you will
be doing your part to help combat these concerns
and help to preserve the earth’s natural
resources for future generations.
Q. Aren’t the systems bulky and unattractive?
Our vendors have developed aesthetically
pleasing systems that fit nicely onto your
rooftop and will not detract from the beauty of
Q. How long will it take to recover my investment?
A. The typical payback period depending on many factors, including
the position and shade of your home, as well as
your household’s consumption of hot water. By
asking just a few simple questions, we can give
you a better idea of your personal payback
period. Here is a sample graph of your typical
cash flow on one of the systems that we install.
Click on our Solar Calculator
Q. What are the tax incentives?
A. The Federal Government is now offering
a Federal tax credit of 30% of the cost of your
system. Here in New York, there is also a
State tax credit that is offered, which also
pays up to 25% of the cost of your system.
Click on the link for an overview of current
For 65 years, VELUX has been
utilizing the power of the sun
to bring natural light into
homes through skylights and roof
windows. Now VELUX is bringing
its Solar Water Heating system,
proven for years in Europe and
around the world, to the United
Using the sun to heat the water
in your home will reduce your
monthly utility bill, and your
family's carbon footprint on the
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generations, Viessmann has been
providing comfortable, efficient
heating solutions, tailored to
the needs of the market.
ongoing research and development
and a focus on product
innovation, Viessmann has
pioneered technologies that have
continuously set standards and
made the company into a
technological innovator and
pacesetter of the entire