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Additional Energy Options to enhance your solar project. Scroll down to learn about each add-on. Our base package includes everything you need for solar, but there are some options that make your experience even more enjoyable.

critter guards for solar panels

Critter Guard

Prevents nesting animals and protects your equipment. Most installs don't include this extra barrier, but if you have squirrels in the area, it will protect your wires and keep your system up and running.

Animal damage is not covered by manufacturer or workmanship warranties. Homeowners insurance could cover damage due to critters, but most policies do not. A single visit to repair wires and/or equipment will cost you at least $1000. And once animals have found a home, it is difficult to keep them from coming back. Protect your system with this metal barrier added at installation.

solar panel comsumption meter

An intelligent consumption meter that gives you insight into your home's energy performance. Sense will show you energy consumption and can connect your solar production, all in one app!

See how much electricity you're using, what time your kids got home, or when a basement light comes on. Sense identifies patterns in your energy use to help your family be more efficient, informed, and secure.

Ask us for a demo or visit www.sense.com for more information.

solar panel radiant barrier

Radiant Barrier / Insulation

Both a radiant barrier and insulation provides extra temperature control for your home. The aluminum reflects heat back to the outside, keeping your home cooler and reducing the use of air conditioning. We estimate a reduction of 10-20% of your heating and cooling costs. Combine one or both of these options to make your solar go even further.

solar panel roof coatinng

ROOFMAXX Coating

Add five years of life to your roof at a fraction of the cost of a new one.

Asphalt shingles aren't what they used to be. They dry out and fail faster than ever before. Fortunately, Roof Maxx's revolutionary new technology uses 100% natural plant based bio-oil to restore shingles' flexibility and instantly add five years of life to a roof.

With applications every five years, Roof Maxx can add up to 15 years of life to an asphalt roof. It can make a difference for roofs as young as 6-8 years old, depending on the weather conditions in a given area. But we also apply Roof Maxx to roofs 15-20+ years old all the time, though some require repairs first.

If your roof has less than ten years life left, we recommend this coating to prevent solar removal for a required re-roof.

solar panel batteries

Batteries

Get the most from your solar with the addition of sleek new Lithium batteries. You can be the one home on the block with power when the next storm rolls through.

Read about our most popular pairing at www.fortresspower.com and www.sol-ark.com.

Don't have 1-1 net metering? Ask us how a battery can work with your home to get the best value from your panels.

solar panel LEDs and therostats

LEDs and Thermostats

If your home isn't switched to energy saving LED lighting, let us know, we can get you started.

Smart thermostats can save you money as well. Turn it up or down from anywhere. See your AC usage history. Use eco and away modes to reduce your usage.

The Nest Thermostat E's energy-saving features have saved people an average of 10% to 12% on heating bills and 15% on cooling bills. It pairs with Google home, Alexa, Apple and even your Enphase monitoring. Plus, it's simple and beautiful.