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FAQ's

How much does a solar system cost?
This depends on how much power you need. We offer very competitive pricing. Available incentives provide for a great return on your investment. We also offer some of the best financing in the industry. No down payment is required on many of our loans. All families, farmers, and firms can take advantage of the 30% federal tax credit. There are additional incentives such as; state, USDA, and utility incentives.

Can solar really save me money on my power bill?
If you are a business or farm in 90% of situations, solar really can save you money on your power bill. On residential homes it can depend on shading and whether there is enough space to offset your electricity usage.

How does solar power work?
Solar panels capture energy from the sun and within the same process convert the sun’s energy into a DC electrical flow. The DC wire carrying the sun’s energy as electricity, flows from the wire into the inverter. The inverter inverts the DC electricity flowing into alternating current (AC) electricity. AC electricity is the same form of electricity that powers your home or business. Your system will still be connected to the grid for power when the sun goes down. Lumin Energy company also offers LG battery systems that can reserve energy for night time and back up usage.

What is net metering?
When your solar system produces more than you’re currently using, the excess is fed onto the grid. Your power company gives
you per KWH retail credits for this energy on your monthly bill.

How can I maintain the curb appeal of my home or business?
We offer very sleek, all black panels installed with a low profile on your roof. No system components will be shown except for the panels. For your house, we even have options to run the conduit through the attic so no conduit is visible on your roof.

How do I handle all the permitting and requirements related to solar installation?
Rest easy. Lumin Energy handles all the paperwork requirements from financing to permitting.

What is the process for going solar?
Lumin Energy takes care of the whole process, while keeping our clients informed along the way. The amount of time it takes from our free analysis to installation can vary from 1 to 3 months.

-Free Analysis
-Site Analysis
-Design and Permitting
-Install and Inspect Your System
-Switch it on and Enjoy Your Savings

How do I know I’m getting the best equipment?
Lumin Energy has partnered with the best solar equipment providers in the world, including LG and SolarEdge. Panels and inverters are offered with 20-year warranties.

How do I know how much electricity my solar system will provide?
We offset as much of your electricity as possible. Our service includes monitoring software that tracks how much energy each panel produces over time. You can view it by day, week, month, year, or even the lifetime of the system.

What if I want to sell my home?
Home buyers across the country have been willing to pay a premium of about $15,000 for a home with an average-sized solar system according to two 2015 studies from Berkeley Lab.*

* “Solar Homes Sell for a Premium” – Energy.gov

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