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Solar Panel Service After The Sale – Buy Local!

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Our prospective clients agonize over their choices when searching for a solar electricity system. What’s the right solar panel, the right inverter, the right mounting system? Who is the best installer? Who is the fastest? How big is the company? Ok, fine… all valid points perhaps. But time and time again we see people make the incredible choice to hire …

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Where Is Solar Pool Heating Most Popular

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Southwest Florida is one of the best markets in the nation for solar pool heating. Why? Because it works SO WELL here! But where in Southwest Florida is solar pool heating most popular? We took a random sampling of 500 recent solar pool heating installations we have done and mapped them. The results are pretty telling. Now they may be …

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Collier County Reduces Permit Fees for Solar Pool Heaters

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Collier County Building Department has recently reduced permit and inspection fees for solar pool heaters. Fees are now approximately 1/3rd less than previous rates! The jurisdiction previously had the highest permit fees in the Southwest Florida area. We never understood why the fees were so far out of line with other building departments, and it seems they have realized the same …

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Do Solar Pool Heating Panels Melt or Burn

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the  We have heard just about every question about solar pool heating panels. But we never gave much thought to what happens to them in a fire. We just assumed that in a serious house fire or if exposed to flame that the panels would simply melt. We did some research and found that polyethylene, which is in the polyolefin …

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Solar Panels for Swimming Pool in Naples, FL

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These solar panels for a swimming pool in Naples, FL were installed by Florida Solar Design Group recently. This “banked” system was sized for a large pool with lots of water features, needing maximum heating performance. Naples has one of the highest densities of swimming pools in Florida. Despite the southern Florida location, most homeowners find that they need to …

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Solar Providers Near Me

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You might be trying to search for solar providers near me, and finding a lot of out of town solar contractors and installers that are not in our area of Southwest Florida. Everything you need is available right here in the Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and Naples area! Keep it local! You won’t do better on pricing if you get someone …

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Naples Flat Tile Roof Gets Solar Pool Heater

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I have received a lot of requests recently about solar pool heaters on flat tile roofs. Flat tile is one of the easiest roofs on which we install solar panels. While the tiles take some preparation, and the work is labor intensive, it is relatively easy to walk on. The strapping, often the most challenging and cumbersome parts of the …

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Solar Pool Heater Installed in Naples, FL

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Here’s a great photograph of a solar pool heater recently installed in Naples, FL. The happy couple is looking forward to taking their daughter swimming in their new home. The pool has been too cold since they moved in in November, so it’s about time they get to jump in! This system shows how we can transition from two different …

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Naples Home Gets Solar Pool Heater

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A family of four recently contacted us about solar pool heating for their Naples, FL swimming pool. Their home’s orientation on the lot wasn’t ideal for solar energy, and the two story house to the east casts morning shade on their most suitable tile roof surface. However, we were still able to make it work. In difficult situations like this, …

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Solar Photovoltaic System Design Layouts – November 2015

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Here is a video showing some recent solar photovoltaic (electric) system designs completed in November 2015. We use a proprietary process and templates to design solar energy system presentations for prospective clients. These design renderings provide homeowners the opportunity to see where solar panels can be mounted on their roofs and put a solar energy installation into perspective. By selecting …

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Solar Electric and Water Heating System for New Home in Naples, FL 34109

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Solar Energy System Design by Florida Solar Design Group   LOCATION Naples, FL 34109 PRODUCT(S) Solar Photovoltaic (Electric) System BRANDS Hyundai, Unirac SolarMount, Enphase, SunEarth NOTES This planned home in Naples, FL is slated for a solar electric system, solar water heating, and possobly solar pool heating for a large family with several children. Because people are as big a factor …

Solar Electric System in Naples, FL 34110

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Solar Energy System Design by Florida Solar Design Group LOCATION Naples, FL 34110 PRODUCT(S) Solar Photovoltaic (Electric) System BRANDS Hyundai, Unirac SolarMount, Enphase NOTES This home in Naples, FL needs around 10 kilowatts of solar energy to cover needs, but can only fit about 6 kilowatts on the ideal roof surfaces. The remaining roof surfaces are north facing (which is not …

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Solar Pool Heating Panels in Naples, FL

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Solar Energy System Design by Florida Solar Design Group   LOCATION Naples, FL 34109 PRODUCT(S) Solar Pool Heater BRANDS FAFCO Sunsaver NOTES This home in Naples, FL has a great west roof, but the owner wants maximum performance, so we maximized the south roof on the front of the house first, then placed additional panels on the west to get adequate …

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Solar Pool Heater Design in Naples, FL

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Solar Energy System Design by Florida Solar Design Group LOCATION Naples, FL 34109 PRODUCT(S) Solar Pool Heater BRANDS FAFCO Sunsaver NOTES This home in Naples, FL has a huge roof, but only on the east or west side. The decision about where to put panels usually comes down to pool equipment location, aesthetic concerns, or whether the owner is looking …