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December 28, 2021
How Solar Panels Help Raise Property Values

There are several major areas of value that solar panels and their related systems bring to property owners, from replacement of reliance on the traditional power grid to major energy savings. In addition, did you know that installing solar panels will often have a fantastic impact on your overall property value? At Intermountain Wind & […]

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December 3, 2021
Ensuring Your Home is a Good Candidate for Solar Panels

There are a few important steps to take if you're interested in installing solar panels on your home, and one of the first here is evaluating whether your home is a robust candidate for such panels. While improvements in solar panel technology has widely increased the percentage of homes that qualify for solar panels in […]

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November 30, 2021
Confirming Boise Solar Panels Are Working Properly

If you've recently installed solar panels and are just learning how your system works, you may have a somewhat simple question: How can I tell if my panels are actually working? Because panels don't make noise, flash lights or otherwise signal that they're in the process of carrying out their role, some wonder how they […]

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November 5, 2021
Solar Panel Lifespan Average, Detractors and Improvement Methods

As many who have gone this route are well aware, solar panels and their related systems are generally considered a long-term investment. They're meant to help you replace your reliance on the local power grid, allowing you to create your own energy over a long period of time -- and one factor that's important within […]

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October 26, 2021
Avoiding Scam Attempts in the Solar Power World

While we truly wish it were not the case, solar panels and their related systems have become so popular and common in today's society that they've given rise to an ugly trend: Scammers. Con artists have begun attempting to pull the wool over the eyes of unsuspecting people, most of whom have very little knowledge […]

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October 1, 2021
Debunking Myths on Solar Panels in Various Weather Conditions

Like any other realm that's increased in popularity in recent years, there are some unfortunate myths out there about solar panels, solar batteries and this entire realm of products. Maybe the most frustrating form of misconception in the solar world: The idea that solar panels will not function well (or at all) in certain distinct […]

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September 28, 2021
Dealing With an HOA During Solar Panel Installation

If you're living in a home that falls under the purview of a homeowners' association, or HOA, there may be certain situations where you have restrictions placed on you for home improvements or features. A common question we get from those looking to install new solar panels on their homes, in fact, is whether the […]

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September 3, 2021
Optimizing Utah Solar Panel System for Maximum Value

For many who install them on their homes or commercial buildings, solar panels and their systems are a legitimate form of investment. They come with up front costs, yes, but proper optimization of your system will bring you value for years into the future, both through energy savings and through sustainable themes that will make […]

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August 31, 2021
How Solar Panels and Batteries Protect from Rolling Blackouts

If you're a resident of Utah, Idaho, Nevada or many of the other neighboring states, the combination of summer wildfires, high winds and several other factors might mean your area is dealing with what are known as rolling power blackouts. These involve situations where power is intentionally shut off to an area, and while they […]

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August 6, 2021
How Solar Panels Continue Working on Cloudy Days

There are a number of unfortunate myths out there surrounding solar panels and their modern uses, and one of the most common is that solar panels don't work when it's cloudy. This simply isn't true -- not only do solar panels continue to work even when there are significant clouds in the sky, there are […]

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