Solar Myth Busting: Solar is Too Expensive

Myth: Solar is too expensive. Fact: Going solar is one of the best investments any homeowner can ever make. We’ve heard it before: “Switching to Solar is Too Expensive”. Let’s take a look at the real costs of making the switch to solar energy before deciding that solar is too expensive. Let’s consider the facts first:   […]

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Employee Spotlight: Ryan Walling

Meet Ryan Walling! Regional Office: Columbus, Ohio Year Joined Third Sun Family: 2015 Ryan Walling has been an amazing player on our team as a Residential Solar Consultant at Third Sun Solar. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability with a focus in business […]

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Groups Going Solar Together via Solarize Programs

What are these talks of solarize programs and solar co-ops all about? There has been a lot of press in the Midwest surrounding communities creating group solarize and solar co-op opportunities. But what does this mean for you? What are solarize and solar co-op programs? Both programs are locally-organized group-buying opportunities provided by a city, neighborhood, or […]

It’s Easy to Claim Your Federal Solar Tax Credit

Understanding your federal tax forms seems like a lost cause to many people. And turning to a tax professional may be your cup of tea. But in a post by EnergySage, they’ve broken down every form needed to claim the federal solar tax credit, most commonly referred to as the ITC (Investment Tax Credit). Some things […]

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How Much Does Solar Cost to Install on My House?

One of the first questions we are often asked is how much does solar cost if installed (or photovoltaic “PV” panels) on a house, which is quickly followed by a question about the number of panels it would take to power a typical house. Since these questions are inter-related, we’ll tackle them together. There are plenty of websites […]