Smart, instantaneous, and renewable. That’s the solar energy of today, and it’s becoming the option of choice for environmentally-conscious consumers. California is leading the way to solar energy, and Gilmore Heating, Air, Solar can help you decide if this is the right option for you.
For more than 35 years, Gilmore has been a leader in its field in the Sacramento area. The company specializes in the latest technology in heating and air conditioning, and offers the best repair service for existing systems. Whether you need preventative maintenance on an existing heating or air unit, a complete energy-saving overhaul of your system, or you are interested in harnessing the power of the sun, Gilmore’s industry-leading experts can help.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, solar energy is the most abundant energy resource on earth, continuously supplying more than 100,000 times the world’s total energy use. Much of this energy remains unharvested. California is at the hub of the solar energy movement; in 2014, California became the first state to generate more than 5 percent of its annual utility-scale electricity from solar power.
“People who use our monitors can actually see their meter running backwards when they turn off lights and appliances,” says Darrin Gilmore, general manager of Gilmore Heating, Air, Solar. “The electricity your system generates will show up as a reduction on your electric bill—even to the point where your bill could be zero. And, any improvement you make to your home that makes it more energy-efficient is tax deductible.”
Residential solar energy systems collect clean, safe energy from the sun and quickly convert it into electricity, efficiently and effectively. There are no moving parts to wear out, and little to no maintenance. The system sends any excess power to your local utility for credit. Your home doesn’t recognize where the electricity came from, and continues to perform as usual. The only difference you’ll notice is lower electric bills.
Solar panels are built to withstand high winds and any weather condition, including hail storms. Each panel is tested and certified, and comes with a 25-year warranty. Usually, Gilmore says, the only maintenance needed is regular cleaning.