Entries by 1st Light Energy

What’s in Your Solar System

The key components of any Solar System are dependent on whether it’s mounted on your roof or on the ground. For roof mounted systems, there are 3 parts: The mounting system – this includes the foot jacks that attach to the roof and the racking systems that support the solar panels The panels – this […]

Now is a good time to go Solar

  Despite some of the bad publicity about a few Solar companies, specifically Solyndra, the industry overall is very healthy and provides significant financial and environmental benefits to homeowners and businesses. There are 3 good reasons why now is a good time to go Solar – it’s all about saving on your utility bills. You can […]

Solar Financing or Purchase Options

With all the options available today for designing and installing the right Solar System for your home, there are really only 3 considerations for Solar Financing or Purchase Options. These are: Purchase – depending on your tax and cash flow status, this may the best option. The average cost of a system is $25-30K, so […]

St. Benedict School

Congratulations to the entire St. Benedict school team for successfully completing this large-scale project on extremely short notice! In mid-November the approved installer decided the job was too much to handle and bowed out. Cathy Warshaw, Business Manager at St. Benedict’s, called 1st Light Energy to see if we could complete the job before February […]

Extra Space Storage goes Solar

Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the US. They are a national owner, developer, acquirer and operator of professionally managed self-storage properties. When Extra Space Storage Management saw how much they could save through our retrofit program, as well as the short ROI period, we started working immediately.