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Solar power energy is being supported in residential construction as well as commercial and municipal organizations.
Some benefits of considering solar power installation for a commercial or municipal implementation include: incentives to the business and its customers, lower operating costs, dependability, enhanced business reputation, and a cleaner environment.
Benefit #1 - Incentives for Both You and Your Customers
There are many federal and state government solar incentives that are available to commercial companies to consider when purchasing a solar energy system. One of the most important solar incentives is a federal tax credit that gives a certain percentage credit toward the cost of the solar power system purchase. With the savings you receive from the use of a solar energy system, you may have more room to offer incentives to customers considering your business.
Benefit #2 - Lower Operating Costs
Installing a solar power system can significantly lower your operating expenses, which will then reduce costs in other areas of your business. One of the biggest impacts is made in your utility expenses. Solar systems dramatically reduce the amount of conventionally produced electricity a company is using and can even produce more energy than it consumes. Creating more energy than you use will give you a credit back on your overall utility bill, which is money in your pocket.
Benefit #3 - System Dependability
Solar energy systems are extremely dependable and require very little maintenance. Installation is typically on the roof of your building with easy access, and the system withstands harsh environments. The panels are very sturdy and have a long functioning life. Warranties on solar power systems are usually at least 20-25 years.
Benefit #4 - Heighten Your Business Reputation
You will have a better business image in marketing and promoting your company by advertising the fact that your business runs on solar power. The idea of "going green" is highly marketable and receives a lot of media attention. You would also be setting a good example by being a pioneer of modern construction, which raises the bar for other businesses as well.
Benefit #5 - Provide a Cleaner Environment
In the end, one of the biggest benefits of solar power is the effect you could make on our world. Solar energy usage decreases your carbon footprint by reducing the use of fossil fuels as well as reducing our reliance on foreign energy sources and helping fight against global warming.
Borrego Solar Systems provides Connecticut solar power installations for commercial and business organizations.
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