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how many watts house

How many watts does it take to run a house?

Most homes are connected to the electrical grid, which supplies the electricity to run all of the appliances and devices inside. If you’re looking to size a solar system or purchase a generator for your home, it’s important to think about what appliances you have in your home, and how many watts they all might use.

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solaredge q and a

Q&A with SolarEdge

Home electrification requires many types of equipment: from solar panels to inverters to storage to electric vehicle (EV) chargers; navigating everything you might need can be difficult. SolarEdge, one of the leading inverter companies, offers a range of equipment you’ll need if you’re looking to electrify your home, making it easier to set up one cohesive solution. We sat down with SolarEdge to learn more about their background, the products they offer, and what advice they have for you as an energy shopper.

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VillaGrid warranty review

We read Villara’s battery warranty so you don’t have to 

Let’s face it – warranties aren’t the easiest (or most gripping) documents to read. There are often a lot of details and fine print included that can be hard to digest, leaving many to wonder: what does the warranty actually cover? Am I vulnerable? Anything I might be missing?

To make it as easy as possible, we’ve read warranty documents for the top solar battery manufacturers, talked to them to confirm what is and isn’t included, and plan to point out the most important aspects of each in a series of articles. In this article, we’ll review the warranty of a newer battery manufacturer in the solar industry: Villara Energy Systems. Villara launched the Industry’s first lithium titanate (LTO) battery, the VillaGrid

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SunPower battery warranty

We read SunPower’s SunVault battery warranty so you don’t have to 

Let’s face it – warranties aren’t the easiest (or most gripping) documents to read. There are often a lot of details and fine print included that can be hard to digest, leaving many to wonder: what does the warranty actually cover? Am I vulnerable? Anything I might be missing?

To make it as easy as possible, we’ve read warranty documents for the top solar battery companies, talked to them to confirm what is and isn’t included, and plan to point out the most important aspects of each in a series of articles. In this article, we take a detailed look at the battery warranty of one of the biggest names in the solar industry: SunPower

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VillaGrid review

The VillaGrid complete review

Villara Energy Systems, located near Sacramento, California, is part of the Villara family of companies (established in 1947), which has been installing home energy equipment (including solar, batteries, and generators) for about 20 years. In 2021, it launched the VillaGrid, the only 20-year home battery currently available on the market. The VillaGrid is the industry’s first lithium titanate (LTO) home battery, with power, safety, and longevity as the core of its purpose. With its long warranty and extended battery life, coupled with the ability to work in extreme weather conditions, it’s a great option if you’re considering installing a home storage system. 

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FNS Q&A

Q&A with FNS Power

As more and more storage companies enter the market, you might be finding it difficult to keep up with what’s out there – and as supply chain constraints and raw material shortages continue, it’s more important than ever to understand what’s available! FNS Power, a battery manufacturer based in China, has been around for over 30 years, entering the U.S. market five years ago. We sat down with FNS Power to learn more about their company, the products they offer, and their advice to those shopping for storage. 

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Hometap Q&A

Q&A with Hometap

There are a few different ways to pay for solar: you can pay with cash, finance solar, or lease your system. When it comes to financing solar, there are also several options including solar loans, home equity loans, and alternative options like Hometap. We sat down with Hometap to learn more about their home equity investment offering that provides another way to pay for various energy-efficient home improvements, including solar panels, heat pumps, and more.

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LA Solar Group warranty review

We read LA Solar Group’s warranty so you don’t have to

Let’s face it – warranties aren’t the easiest (or most gripping) documents to read. There are often a lot of details and fine print included that can be hard to digest, leaving many to wonder: what does the warranty actually cover? Am I vulnerable? Anything I might be missing?

To make it as easy as possible, we’ve read warranty documents for the top solar equipment manufacturers–and talked to them to confirm what is and isn’t included–and plan to point out the most important aspects of each in a series of articles. In this article, we break down the warranty of LA Solar Group (LASG), a solar installation company that began manufacturing its own solar panels. 

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LONGi warranty review

We read LONGi’s warranty so you don’t have to

Let’s face it – warranties aren’t the easiest (or most gripping) documents to read. There are often a lot of details and fine print included that can be hard to digest, leaving many to wonder: what does the warranty actually cover? Am I vulnerable? Anything I might be missing?

To make it as easy as possible, we’ve read warranty documents for the top solar equipment manufacturers–and talked to them to confirm what is and isn’t included–and plan to point out the most important aspects of each in a series of articles. In this article, we’ll review the warranty of one of the most bankable companies manufacturing solar panels for homes: LONGi

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Panasonic EverVolt Warranty review

We read Panasonic’s battery warranties so you don’t have to 

Let’s face it – warranties aren’t the easiest (or most gripping) documents to read. There are often a lot of details and fine print included that can be hard to digest, leaving many to wonder: what does the warranty actually cover? Am I vulnerable? Anything I might be missing?

To make it as easy as possible, we’ve read warranty documents for the top solar battery manufacturers, talked to them to confirm what is and isn’t included, and plan to point out the most important aspects of each in a series of articles. In this article, we are taking a look at the battery warranty of one of the largest electronics manufacturers in the world: Panasonic.

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