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What Amazon’s ambitious renewable energy goals mean for you

What Amazon's ambitious renewable energy goals mean for you

Amazon is the world’s largest retailer, so anything that it does can make someone stand up and take notice. The company’s new commercial that promotes its sustainability and renewable energy...
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DIY Solar Panels: What To Know About Installing Solar Panels Yourself

DIY Solar Panels: What To Know About Installing Solar Panels Yourself

Do-it-yourself projects are an ideal way to save money on home renovation projects. With the explosion of solar panel installations in the U.S., the most ambitious homeowners might consider DIY...
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Fastest solar install ever?! POWERHOME SOLAR sets record

Fastest solar install ever?! POWERHOME SOLAR sets record

POWERHOME SOLAR prides itself on installing our customers’ solar projects as quickly as possible. That’s because we understand the excitement they feel in having the chance to lower their electric...
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How to save money on your power bill during COVID-19

How to save money on your power bill during COVID-19

Since quarantine started, you’re probably spending more time at home than usual. You’re now using more energy on Wi-fi routers, video game systems, and hours of TV. On top of...
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Behind the scenes: Commercial shoot with Barry Sanders

Behind the scenes: Commercial shoot with Barry Sanders

POWERHOME SOLAR is well known for its commercials, whether it be with our multitude of sports partners or with the Detroit Youth Choir, whose vocals have provided the soundtrack of...
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POWERHOME SOLAR installs solar panels for Indianapolis Colts

POWERHOME SOLAR installs solar panels for Indianapolis Colts

INDIANAPOLIS — Solar energy provider POWERHOME SOLAR has completed the installation of solar panels at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center, the headquarters and practice facility for the Indianapolis Colts....
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POWERHOME SOLAR rises on 2020 Top Solar Contractors list

POWERHOME SOLAR rises on 2020 Top Solar Contractors list

POWERHOME SOLAR loves to showcase that we are Building A Movement (BAM!) of solar energy across America. Our movement is now in 10 states, up from six at the start...
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How Many Solar Panels Do I Need For My Home?

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need For My Home?

When thinking about adding solar panels for your home, the first question you may ask yourself is: How many solar panels will I need to power my home? Simply put,...
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Are Solar Panels Worth It?

Are Solar Panels Worth It?

Yes. That’s the short answer. We’re here to tell you why. Residential solar panels can reduce your monthly energy costs, but there’s more to it than that. Solar energy is...
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POWERHOME SOLAR honored to work on Military Makeover home

POWERHOME SOLAR honored to work on Military Makeover home

DACULA, Georgia — POWERHOME SOLAR is a huge supporter of the military, so the opportunity for us to be part of another season of Military Makeover, airing on Lifetime TV,...
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How are solar panels installed?

How are solar panels installed?

Installing solar panels is a vital step in your process to go solar. Although solar panel installation may sound difficult, it’s not as complicated as you might think. We had...
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Juan Ramirez Named CFO of Year by Charlotte Business Journal!

Juan Ramirez Named CFO of Year by Charlotte Business Journal!

The Charlotte Business Journal has named POWERHOME SOLAR chief financial officer Juan Ramirez as 2020 CFO of the Year among large private Charlotte-area companies! The Charlotte Business Journal’s 2020 CFO...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Honored to Win 6 Globee Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR Honored to Win 6 Globee Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR was named the winner of 6 Globee Awards (5 golds, 1 silver) as part of the 2020 Globee Awards! Among the top honors won by this fast-growing company...
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My experience in pitching solar’s value to President Trump

My experience in pitching solar's value to President Trump

As told by POWERHOME SOLAR CEO Jayson Waller I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet, and have a 10-minute conversation with, the 45th President of the United States — President...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Adds Office in Knoxville, TN

POWERHOME SOLAR Adds Office in Knoxville, TN

POWERHOME SOLAR’s story of significant growth continues with news it is adding a second office in Tennessee, this one located in the Knoxville area at 860 Lakemont Dr. in Louisville!...
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How solar works day and night to power your home

How solar works day and night to power your home

Did you know that your solar system is working at all hours of the day? Although solar energy is generated when the sun is out, that energy can also be...
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With Military Makeover complete, check out the final look!

With Military Makeover complete, check out the final look!

Last week marked the final episode of Season 23 of Military Makeover airing on Lifetime TV, when Marine Mastery Gunnery Sergeant Marcelino Marquez and his family got their first look...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Adding Office in Fayetteville, NC

POWERHOME SOLAR Adding Office in Fayetteville, NC

North Carolina is home base for POWERHOME SOLAR, with our headquarters office in Mooresville and secondary offices in Concord (two of them) and Raleigh. We’re adding one more office to...
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Solar panels look great on the front of homes – here’s proof

Solar panels look great on the front of homes – here’s proof

When getting solar panels, one of the biggest questions we get is how solar will look on your home. That’s especially true if the panels need to be placed on...
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Pewabic Pottery goes solar with help from POWERHOME SOLAR

Pewabic Pottery goes solar with help from POWERHOME SOLAR

DETROIT — Pewabic Pottery, a National Historic Landmark and one of the oldest continuously operating potteries in the country, has been making pottery and tile in Detroit since 1903. The...
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POWERHOME SOLAR makes large leap on 2020 BNC 125

POWERHOME SOLAR makes large leap on 2020 BNC 125

Business North Carolina has released its 2020 list of the BNC 125, the top private companies in North Carolina, and we’re proud to announce that POWERHOME SOLAR ranks No. 76...
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Nashville developer, POWERHOME SOLAR form partnership

Nashville developer, POWERHOME SOLAR form partnership

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Samaroo Development Group announced a partnership today with POWERHOME SOLAR that makes the developer the first in the Nashville area to offer solar panel installation as an...
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POWERHOME SOLAR adds Harrisburg to growing list of offices

POWERHOME SOLAR adds Harrisburg to growing list of offices

Western Pennsylvania has been such a great market for POWERHOME SOLAR that the company is extending its footprint in the state by adding a sales and installation office in Harrisburg,...
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Time-of-use rates can be countered by solar + battery storage

Time-of-use rates can be countered by solar + battery storage

When it comes to your electric bill, time-of-use rates may be coming to your area before you know it. And for some of you, those rates are already in place....
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What to expect when you’re expecting solar panels

What to expect when you're expecting solar panels

You’ve decided to go solar and you’re expecting solar panels. Owning your power is right around the corner. The papers are signed, you’ve gotten the necessary approvals, and all that’s...
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POWERHOME SOLAR ranked No. 255 on 2020 Inc. 5000

POWERHOME SOLAR ranked No. 255 on 2020 Inc. 5000

Inc. magazine revealed POWERHOME SOLAR is ranked No. 255 on its annual Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the third time in four years, and...
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POWERHOME’s extra efforts allow Illinois customer to go solar

POWERHOME's extra efforts allow Illinois customer to go solar

POWERHOME SOLAR prides itself in doing all the behind-the-scenes work in preparation for your solar panel installation. Most times, that process occurs with little fanfare, but there are situations where...
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POWERHOME SOLAR named winner of 11 Stevie Awards!

POWERHOME SOLAR named winner of 11 Stevie Awards!

POWERHOME SOLAR was named the winner of four Gold, four Silver and three Bronze Stevie Awards in the 18th Annual American Business Awards® today. The American Business Awards are the...
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The Anatomy of a Solar Installation

The Anatomy of a Solar Installation

POWERHOME SOLAR offers residential and commercial solar installation services in nine states, and we expect many electricity customers will save money by signing up for solar. Our goal is to...
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POWERHOME ranked No. 5 on Charlotte Business Journal’s Fast 50

POWERHOME ranked No. 5 on Charlotte Business Journal’s Fast 50

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As 2019 comes to a close and people tend to slow down for the holiday season, POWERHOME SOLAR is keeping its foot on the gas. The passion...
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POWERHOME SOLAR partners with Detroit Lions for Dec. 15 toy drive

POWERHOME SOLAR partners with Detroit Lions for Dec. 15 toy drive

One of the great things about working for POWERHOME SOLAR is our ability to change lives every day, as we install solar panel systems that are expected to help reduce...
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POWERHOME helps feed nearly 3,400 Detroit residents on Thanksgiving

POWERHOME helps feed nearly 3,400 Detroit residents on Thanksgiving

POWERHOME SOLAR is proud to foster an environment of giving in all of our offices, but we especially showcased this spirit on Thanksgiving in Detroit. As we all know, there...
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POWERHOME collects 4 honors in Best in Biz Awards

POWERHOME collects 4 honors in Best in Biz Awards

In the executive conference room at POWERHOME SOLAR headquarters in Mooresville, N.C., two large glass cabinets house all the awards the company has earned since its inception in 2015. With...
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Jayson Waller reflects on EY awards gala, looks to what’s ahead

Jayson Waller reflects on EY awards gala, looks to what's ahead

PALM DESERT, Calif. – The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort served as the backdrop for the 2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year U.S. Awards Gala, so we all hoped that...
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POWERHOME’s Jayson Waller has his shot at national honor this weekend

POWERHOME's Jayson Waller has his shot at national honor this weekend

PALM DESERT, Calif. – Hard to believe nearly five months have passed since POWERHOME CEO Jayson Waller was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 Southeast Award...
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Timing made everything perfect for POWERHOME SOLAR customer Nick Soper

Timing made everything perfect for POWERHOME SOLAR customer Nick Soper

Ever have one of those moments where you’re in the right place at the right time? That’s just what happened to Michigan POWERHOME customer Nick Soper. Much like many of...
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POWERHOME SOLAR adds 2 BIG Awards for Business to its haul

POWERHOME SOLAR adds 2 BIG Awards for Business to its haul

As we hit the home stretch of 2019, POWERHOME SOLAR still keeps winning awards for its efforts in bringing solar energy and energy efficiency products to its customers! On Wednesday,...
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What goes on at a POWERHOME commercial shoot? Glad you asked

What goes on at a POWERHOME commercial shoot? Glad you asked

Nov. 1 marked the release of a handful of commercials POWERHOME will be airing in its markets, and we are excited in broadcasting the finished product! While the public only...
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Average cost of electricity in Illinois, and how solar power can help

Average cost of electricity in Illinois, and how solar power can help

The price of traditional electricity continues to increase nationwide for residential customers, having risen more than 20% from 2007-2017 alone. Meanwhile, the average cost of installing solar panels has decreased...
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POWERHOME SOLAR honored at the Globee Awards in San Francisco

POWERHOME SOLAR honored at the Globee Awards in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – The venue for Monday’s Globees Awards ceremony was all too fitting, given it took place at the InterContinental Mark Tompkins hotel nestled atop Nob Hill, one of...
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Jayson Waller’s solar talk proves to be engaging for DAC Beavers

Jayson Waller's solar talk proves to be engaging for DAC Beavers

DETROIT – The Assembly Room at the Detroit Athletic Club has hosted many renowned speakers, from 23-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps, to former U.S. President Gerald Ford to...
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Solar power: Ground vs. roof installation

Solar power: Ground vs. roof installation

Once you’ve decided to add solar power, you have to consider which type of solar panel installation is right for your home or business. While rooftop installations are more common,...
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Questions to Ask When Purchasing Solar Panels

Questions to Ask When Purchasing Solar Panels

With the cost of electricity rising while the cost of solar power falls, and the 26% federal tax credit5 for installing solar panels set to expire at the end of...
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Solar power statistics in the state of Michigan

Solar power statistics in the state of Michigan

Solar power is an ever expanding source for homes and businesses in Michigan. With benefits including potential long-term savings and reducing the state’s carbon footprint, it’s easy to see why...
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231 U.S. mayors to Congress: Extend the solar tax credit

231 U.S. mayors to Congress: Extend the solar tax credit

With the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) set to begin stepping down in value at the end of 2019, a bipartisan group of 231 mayors across the country has stepped...
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The use of solar power in Pennsylvania

The use of solar power in Pennsylvania

The use of solar power is increasing across the country, and Pennsylvania is no exception. POWERHOME SOLAR is proud to install solar panels in western Pennsylvania and is honored to...
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Factors to consider before installing solar panels in Ohio

Factors to consider before installing solar panels in Ohio

POWERHOME SOLAR provides solar panel installation services in Ohio, enabling customers to lower their electric bills, while contributing to creating a cleaner environment for future generations. Adding solar power is...
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How the use of solar panels can benefit Michigan businesses

How the use of solar panels can benefit Michigan businesses

Are you a business owner in Michigan considering the purchase of solar panels to supplement traditional sources of power? According to U.S. Energy Information Administration data, the cost of power...
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POWERHOME SOLAR named 2019 Top Workplace by Charlotte Observer

POWERHOME SOLAR named 2019 Top Workplace by Charlotte Observer

POWERHOME SOLAR has more than 650 employees across its nine-state footprint, and one of the best things about working for this energy efficiency company is not only the difference it...
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The value in POWERHOME SOLAR’s energy efficiency package

The value in POWERHOME SOLAR's energy efficiency package

POWERHOME SOLAR is an energy efficiency company that provides high-quality American-made solar panels as part of a complete energy-savings package for its residential customers. We include this energy efficiency package...
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POWERHOME unveils new logo!

POWERHOME unveils new logo!

If you’ve been on our website or social media channels in recent days prior to Friday, you probably took notice of our logo, which included an image of a solar...
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POWERHOME to add solar panels to NC State football stadium

POWERHOME to add solar panels to NC State football stadium

POWERHOME is excited to announce we’ve expanded our sports-related partnerships by teaming up with NC State Athletics! As part of that partnership, we will be installing solar panels at Carter-Finley...
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LaFontaine Automotive Group installs largest solar array in Midwest

LaFontaine Automotive Group installs largest solar array in Midwest

TROY, Mich. – LaFontaine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Fenton announced today it has completed the installation of the largest array of solar panels on any dealership in the Midwest...
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POWERHOME SOLAR earns 2 honors in Excellence in Customer Service Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR earns 2 honors in Excellence in Customer Service Awards

POWERHOME prides itself in giving customers outstanding service from start to finish when they decide install solar panels with our help. It’s awesome when others recognize us for that work....
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POWERHOME adds solar panels at Pittsburgh Steelers’ Heinz Field!

POWERHOME adds solar panels at Pittsburgh Steelers' Heinz Field!

PITTSBURGH – While the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently focused on acquiring top talent as the NFL draft approaches, a new feature has been added to Heinz Field. Energy efficiency provider...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Partners with Generac to Provide Solar Battery Option

POWERHOME SOLAR Partners with Generac to Provide Solar Battery Option

POWERHOME SOLAR announced a partnership with Generac Power Systems, an American manufacturer of backup power generation products for residential and commercial markets. POWERHOME SOLAR now provides homeowners with a complete...
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POWERHOME expands North Carolina operations by adding Raleigh office

POWERHOME expands North Carolina operations by adding Raleigh office

North Carolina is where it all started for POWERHOME in 2015, and it’s where our headquarters office still exists. We’re excited to be adding to our might in the Tar...
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POWERHOME announces expansion into Tennessee

POWERHOME announces expansion into Tennessee

Tuesday marks a significant milestone for POWERHOME, as the company specializing in energy efficiency and solar panel installation is announcing its entry into Tennessee! This addition puts POWERHOME in 10...
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Generac Solar Battery Has Modes to Fit Your Home’s Energy Needs

Generac Solar Battery Has Modes to Fit Your Home’s Energy Needs

Previously we wrote about the value of adding battery storage to your solar panel system and how that can “future-proof” your home’s solar energy needs. Today’s focus will go more...
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Adding battery storage answers the what-ifs of going solar

Adding battery storage answers the what-ifs of going solar

If you are considering the addition of solar panels to your home, one of the biggest things to consider is whether to include battery storage with your system. If you’re...
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Residential solar market has its best year ever in 2019

Residential solar market has its best year ever in 2019

More proof that the U.S. solar industry keeps growing came Tuesday with news that solar accounted for 40% of all new electric generating capacity in the nation in 2019 –...
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POWERHOME named to Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list

POWERHOME named to Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies list

POWERHOME doesn’t grow at the rate it has in the last three years without vision and innovation, and it is always incredibly exciting to be honored for those things. The...
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POWERHOME’s Jayson Waller among Charlotte’s 2020 Most Admired CEOs

POWERHOME's Jayson Waller among Charlotte's 2020 Most Admired CEOs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jayson Waller is someone who thinks nonstop about POWERHOME. No matter the time of day, this CEO is always envisioning ways to build a bigger, better company...
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POWERHOME SOLAR partners with Susan Wind to raise coal ash awareness

POWERHOME SOLAR partners with Susan Wind to raise coal ash awareness

It has been said that the best conversationalists are often those that are the best listeners, and environmental activist Susan Wind has done thousands of hours of listening in the...
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Bardaville Apartments goes solar with POWERHOME, plans for more

Bardaville Apartments goes solar with POWERHOME, plans for more

Today, POWERHOME announced the installation of roof-mounted solar panel arrays on three buildings at Bardaville Apartments, in Lansing, Michigan. Bardaville offers 131 one-bedroom units near Capital Region International Airport. The...
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POWERHOME helps send off Grin Kids on memorable trip to Disney

POWERHOME helps send off Grin Kids on memorable trip to Disney

CONCORD, N.C. – Wednesday was send-off day for Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids, a nonprofit spearheaded by Charlotte radio personalities Ace and TJ that provides an all-expense paid, 5-day experience...
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Will solar power work after a hurricane?

Will solar power work after a hurricane?

Hurricanes are part of life for anyone living in the southeastern U.S. And for those who live in the coastal regions of states such as Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina,...
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The journey of Jimmy Carter’s solar panels

The journey of Jimmy Carter's solar panels

On a June day in 1979, Jimmy Carter unveiled 32 thermal solar panels perched atop the roof of the West Wing of the White House. The setting was perfect –...
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POWERHOME partnering with Detroit Lions legend Barry Sanders

POWERHOME partnering with Detroit Lions legend Barry Sanders

POWERHOME constantly looks for ways to grow its brand and broadcast its messaging of solar energy and energy efficiency solutions to customers. In that vein, the company is announcing a...
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Businesses that have solar power in North Carolina

Businesses that have solar power in North Carolina

The popularity of solar power is soaring in North Carolina, not just for residential homes but for businesses as well. POWERHOME SOLAR is proud to serve the North Carolina market,...
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POWERHOME works to make Detroit Lions toy drive a success

POWERHOME works to make Detroit Lions toy drive a success

POWERHOME was proud to be the presenting partner for the Detroit Lions’ 2019 Toy Drive benefiting Toys for Tots at Ford Field on Sunday. Giving back to the communities we...
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Behind the scenes: POWERHOME’s commercial with Detroit Youth Choir

Behind the scenes: POWERHOME's commercial with Detroit Youth Choir

DETROIT – What do you get when you combine one of the most historic theaters in America with the Detroit Youth Choir, the runner-up act on the 2019 season of...
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How Detroit Youth Choir perfected its sound for POWERHOME commercial

How Detroit Youth Choir perfected its sound for POWERHOME commercial

CANTON, Mich. — POWERHOME SOLAR was blessed to have the chance to work with the Detroit Youth Choir, the runner-up act on the hit TV show “America’s Got Talent,” in...
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POWERHOME SOLAR celebrates Inc. 5000 success, prepares for even more

POWERHOME SOLAR celebrates Inc. 5000 success, prepares for even more

PHOENIX – We all have moments in our lives that we’ll remember forever. Weddings, graduations and the birth of children are just a handful of those significant mileposts. But for...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Wins 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Award

POWERHOME SOLAR Wins 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Award

POWERHOME SOLAR, a leading provider of solar panel installation and energy efficiency services, has been named a winner for Organization of the Year in the Large business category for the...
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How to Prepare Your Solar Panels for Hurricane Season

How to Prepare Your Solar Panels for Hurricane Season

National Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 9-15. Wondering how to prep your panels for extreme weather conditions? At POWERHOME SOLAR, we take extra safety measures so your solar panels can...
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The Environmental Impact of Solar Panels

The Environmental Impact of Solar Panels

Solar panels support the environment by reducing carbon emissions, decreasing dependence on traditional utility grids and increasing renewable energy use. President Joe Biden recently shared his climate change plan to...
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Georgia solar incentives

Georgia solar incentives

According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, Georgia is one of the top 10 best states for solar energy. In addition to thousands of hours of sunshine, Georgians can potentially...
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POWERHOME SOLAR claims 6 honors at American Business Stevie Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR claims 6 honors at American Business Stevie Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR has claimed 6 Stevie Awards (2 Silver, 4 Bronze) at the 19th Annual American Business Awards, following a year where our employee count more than doubled and our...
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POWERHOME SOLAR named winner of 2021 Edison Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR named winner of 2021 Edison Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR announced today that their SMARTPWR360°™ energy efficiency package won the bronze level Edison Award. Named after Thomas Alva Edison, the Edison Awards have recognized and honored some of...
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POWERHOME SOLAR adds office in Cincinnati, OH

POWERHOME SOLAR adds office in Cincinnati, OH

POWERHOME SOLAR, one of the fastest-growing American companies specializing in solar energy and energy efficiency services, is expanding its presence in Ohio by adding an installation office in Cincinnati that...
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POWERHOME SOLAR delivering electric vehicle on Earth Day

POWERHOME SOLAR delivering electric vehicle on Earth Day

POWERHOME SOLAR is giving away its third electric vehicle giveaway as a part of its “PWR Your Life” sweepstakes. Phillippa “Pippa” and John Mullen, of Columbia, Pennsylvania, couldn’t believe it...
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POWERHOME SOLAR donates $10k in support of women’s groups

POWERHOME SOLAR donates $10k in support of women’s groups

A big part of POWERHOME SOLAR’s mission is making a difference in the communities we serve. The company took steps to do that again as part of Women’s History Month...
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A Homeowner’s Guide to Going Green: 9 Ways to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

A Homeowner’s Guide to Going Green: 9 Ways to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

There are hundreds of green tips that can help you make your house more eco-friendly. But with so many options, it can be hard to know where to start. To...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Announces Expansion into Texas

POWERHOME SOLAR Announces Expansion into Texas

POWERHOME SOLAR, one of the fastest-growing American companies specializing in solar energy and energy efficiency services, is now serving homeowners and businesses in Texas, the Lone Star State, making it...
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POWERHOME SOLAR announces expansion into West Virginia

POWERHOME SOLAR announces expansion into West Virginia

West Virginia homeowners and businesses soon will have an additional option when it comes to their source of electricity, as POWERHOME SOLAR is announcing its expansion into the Mountain State....
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POWERHOME SOLAR announces expansion into Kentucky

POWERHOME SOLAR announces expansion into Kentucky

POWERHOME SOLAR, a national leader in solar energy and energy-efficiency services, has announced its expansion into Kentucky, giving Bluegrass State homeowners and businesses another option when it comes to their...
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Off-Grid vs. On-Grid Solar: Which is Better?

Off-Grid vs. On-Grid Solar: Which is Better?

If you’re considering investing in solar energy, off-grid vs. on-grid solar panel systems are likely something that will come up in your research. A common misconception about solar energy is...
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POWERHOME SOLAR adds solar to town of Harrison, MI

POWERHOME SOLAR adds solar to town of Harrison, MI

Solar power panels are being installed on five municipal buildings throughout the City of Harrison. This ground-breaking initiative is expected to help the town save on energy costs each year...
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Solar vs. Wind Energy: Which One is Right For Your Home?

Solar vs. Wind Energy: Which One is Right For Your Home?

Compared to wind energy, solar panels are the better choice for your home because solar provides a more predictable energy source, may cost less in the long-term, requires less space,...
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Why Are Solar Panels Blue?

Why Are Solar Panels Blue?

It is becoming an increasingly common sight to see gleaming solar panels covering rooftops. As you check them out, you might wonder why some solar panels look blue. Is it...
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What happens to my panels when I sell my home?

What happens to my panels when I sell my home?

So, you want to sell your home and it has a solar panel system. We have good news for you, there are options available when it comes to selling your...
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Nobody does battery sales better than POWERHOME SOLAR!

Nobody does battery sales better than POWERHOME SOLAR!

POWERHOME SOLAR always wants to do the right thing for its customers, and that includes future-proofing their homes with the latest solar technology. That’s why we emphasize including Generac battery...
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POWERHOME SOLAR adds to Children’s Miracle Celebrity Invitational’s success

POWERHOME SOLAR adds to Children's Miracle Celebrity Invitational's success

POWERHOME SOLAR knows the value of giving back to the communities it serves, which is why we wanted to do something special in the Detroit area, home to our secondary...
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How Can I Reduce the Cost to Add Solar to My Home?

How Can I Reduce the Cost to Add Solar to My Home?

If you’re interested in the potential financial benefits of adding a solar panel system to your home, you also may be thinking about other energy-efficient upgrades that could potentially help...
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What Is Solar Energy?

What Is Solar Energy?

If you’re thinking about adding a solar panel system to your home, your research may begin with where solar energy comes from, and how it can be used to heat,...
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What Factors Affect Solar Panel Cost?

What Factors Affect Solar Panel Cost?

Investing in solar panels as a renewable energy source shows your commitment to relying less on grid power, and it also presents the potential for cost savings down the road....
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POWERHOME SOLAR teams with Make-A-Wish® to grant playset wish

POWERHOME SOLAR teams with Make-A-Wish® to grant playset wish

The Make-A-Wish® organization grants life-changing wishes to children with critical illnesses, a mission that utilizes an incredible amount of creativity. During COVID-19, the need for creativity grew along with the...
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POWERHOME SOLAR CEO Jayson Waller wins 3 honors at CEO World Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR CEO Jayson Waller wins 3 honors at CEO World Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR CEO Jayson Waller has earned Gold recognition for CEO of the Year in Energy & Utilities, Entrepreneur of the Year in Energy & Utilities, and CEO of the...
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Do I Really Need Permission To Install Solar Panels?

Do I Really Need Permission To Install Solar Panels?

Yes. Regardless of city or state, you typically will need permission to install solar panels on your home in the form of a building permit and/or electrical permit. Why? Because...
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Are Solar Panels Too Heavy For My Roof?

Are Solar Panels Too Heavy For My Roof?

Solar panels designed for rooftop installation are not heavy enough to affect a roof’s integrity. However, there are some other factors that can make panels unexpectedly too heavy for installation...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Leaps in BNC Top 125 Rankings!

POWERHOME SOLAR Leaps in BNC Top 125 Rankings!

Business North Carolina’s annual list of the top 125 companies in the state is out, and POWERHOME SOLAR has made another sizeable leap in the rankings! Our Mooresville, N.C.-based company...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Helps Raise $136,000 for Children’s Charity

POWERHOME SOLAR Helps Raise $136,000 for Children’s Charity

POWERHOME SOLAR loves supporting causes benefitting women, children, families and members of the military. We got the chance to check two of those boxes in a most awesome way in...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Ranked No. 520 on 2021 Inc. 5000

POWERHOME SOLAR Ranked No. 520 on 2021 Inc. 5000

POWERHOME SOLAR has once again been included on the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Inc. magazine has revealed that POWERHOME SOLAR is ranked No. 520 on...
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Susan Wind On Coal-Ash Study: “This Is Just The Beginning”

Susan Wind On Coal-Ash Study: "This Is Just The Beginning"

The health dangers stemming from coal ash exposure have become more widely known following coal ash spills in Tennessee in 2008 and in North Carolina in 2014. That’s why it...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Joins Josef Newgarden Celebrity Ping-Pong Challenge as Presenting Sponsor

POWERHOME SOLAR Joins Josef Newgarden Celebrity Ping-Pong Challenge as Presenting Sponsor

POWERHOME SOLAR, a leading provider of solar panel installation and energy efficiency services operating in 15 states across the U.S., is proud to be the presenting sponsor of two-time INDYCAR...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Winner of 8 Globee Best in Business Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR Winner of 8 Globee Best in Business Awards

MOORESVILLE, NC – POWERHOME SOLAR, a leading provider of solar panel installation and energy efficiency services, has been named a Grand Award winner and has earned recognition for 8 awards...
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How Many Solar Panels Are Needed to Binge Your Favorite TV Show?

How Many Solar Panels Are Needed to Binge Your Favorite TV Show?

Going solar comes with numerous benefits, from reducing your carbon footprint to potentially lessening your reliance on the grid. That means you not only have protection from the effects of...
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POWERHOME SOLAR claims 6 Sales & Customer Service Globee Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR claims 6 Sales & Customer Service Globee Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR continues to see success in 2021 as the company has been honored with 6 Gold Globee Awards and a Grand Award at the 8th Annual 2021 Sales and...
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Jayson Waller’s True Underdog podcast reaches Top 3 Apple ranking!

Jayson Waller's True Underdog podcast reaches Top 3 Apple ranking!

When Jayson Waller became an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner in 2019, he had past honorees tell him that he should write a book or start...
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Joe Bellino standing in way of Michigan’s solar power growth

Joe Bellino standing in way of Michigan's solar power growth

By Jayson Waller POWERHOME SOLAR CEO Once again, the Michigan Legislature is debating a bill to remove the arbitrary caps on rooftop solar in the state after previous attempts over...
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Why Nonprofits Should Go Solar

Why Nonprofits Should Go Solar

When nonprofits install solar panels, they could potentially save big on energy costs over time. Since nonprofits are made in the public’s best interest, any way to cut costs can...
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POWERHOME SOLAR ranked No. 23 on Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest

POWERHOME SOLAR ranked No. 23 on Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest

Inc. magazine revealed that POWERHOME SOLAR is No. 23 on its 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,...
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How to Read Your Generac PWRCell Solar Inverter

How to Read Your Generac PWRCell Solar Inverter

Once POWERHOME SOLAR installs solar panels for you, a sizeable Generac box called an inverter will be installed on the side of your home. The inverter converts the DC energy...
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Solar Panel Cleaning: Everything You Need To Know

Solar Panel Cleaning: Everything You Need To Know

In general, solar panels are a low-maintenance investment, and that’s part of what makes them attractive. However, they can become covered with dust, dirt, pollen, bird droppings, and other debris,...
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POWERHOME SOLAR ranked No. 3 on Charlotte Fast 50 list

POWERHOME SOLAR ranked No. 3 on Charlotte Fast 50 list

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As 2020 comes to a close, POWERHOME SOLAR is adding another accolade to its list of many. POWERHOME SOLAR is ranked No. 3 on the Charlotte Business...
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POWERHOME SOLAR receives Inc. Best in Business honor

POWERHOME SOLAR receives Inc. Best in Business honor

POWERHOME SOLAR strives to be the best solar company in the nation, and that goal is a big reason why the fast-growing company is honored to be named to Inc.’s...
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POWERHOME SOLAR donates food, clothing for Thanksgiving

POWERHOME SOLAR donates food, clothing for Thanksgiving

POWERHOME SOLAR recently organized two internal donation drives in advance of Thanksgiving aimed at helping those in need. With the weather getting colder and the holiday season kicking into gear,...
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POWERHOME SOLAR claims 5 honors in 2020 Best in Biz Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR claims 5 honors in 2020 Best in Biz Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR is excited to look ahead to 2021, but we’re also excited that we haven’t finished winning awards for our work in 2020. The company has collected five awards...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Empowers Sales Rep Who Nearly Lost It All

POWERHOME SOLAR Empowers Sales Rep Who Nearly Lost It All

POWERHOME SOLAR assistant district manager Kaleb Webb is the prime example of why no one should give up hope, and why adversity should not be seen as a negative, but...
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POWERHOME SOLAR named to Charlotte Observer’s Top Workplaces

POWERHOME SOLAR named to Charlotte Observer's Top Workplaces

With more than 1,600 employees across its growing U.S. footprint, POWERHOME SOLAR is focused on making a positive difference not only for its customers, but its employees. That’s why we...
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Can I go off the grid with solar? Here’s why that’s unlikely

Can I go off the grid with solar? Here's why that's unlikely

Going off the grid is a term that has a handful of meanings in our lives. For some, it means unplugging from work and not answering phone calls, emails or...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Honored to Receive 2 BIG Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR Honored to Receive 2 BIG Awards

The Business Intelligence Group has announced its winners for the 2020 BIG Awards for Business, and POWERHOME SOLAR has earned two awards! CEO Jayson Waller was honored as an Executive...
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Touring POWERHOME SOLAR’s commercial solar projects

Touring POWERHOME SOLAR's commercial solar projects

As homeowners gravitate toward solar, it should be encouraging for them to see businesses and sports franchises adding solar too. POWERHOME SOLAR’s commercial solar division is helping businesses across its...
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POWERHOME SOLAR, IndyCar’s Josef Newgarden form partnership

POWERHOME SOLAR, IndyCar's Josef Newgarden form partnership

The movement continues as POWERHOME SOLAR is excited to announce the formation of a partnership with two-time IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden! Newgarden, the 2017 and 2019 IndyCar champion, will...
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3 reasons to add solar panels, battery backup right now

3 reasons to add solar panels, battery backup right now

The solar business is trending upward, making it the perfect time to add solar. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, POWERHOME SOLAR has seen significant success over the past...
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Solar becoming major emphasis for top U.S. businesses

Solar becoming major emphasis for top U.S. businesses

All across America, more and more people are finding the value in investing in renewable energy such as solar panels. The same can be said for businesses. They see investing...
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POWERHOME SOLAR gives out $200k at Virtual Holiday Party!

POWERHOME SOLAR gives out $200k at Virtual Holiday Party!

POWERHOME SOLAR is known for staging memorable holiday parties for its employees, but the onset of COVID-19 threw us a bit of a curveball in 2020. But even when forced...
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Federal solar tax credit extended for 2 years by Congress

Federal solar tax credit extended for 2 years by Congress

Monday evening brought good news to the solar energy industry and to consumers interested in solar, with Congress voting to extend the solar investment tax credit (ITC) for two years...
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Solar + Storage The Answer To Even Texas-Sized Power Outages

Solar + Storage The Answer To Even Texas-Sized Power Outages

By now most of us have either seen or heard about the major winter storm that left millions of homes and businesses in Texas without power for 70 hours. It’s...
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POWERHOME SOLAR’s CMO gets an education on installation

POWERHOME SOLAR’s CMO gets an education on installation

The question posed to POWERHOME SOLAR Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Klink (center photo) was simple enough – have you ever taken part in an installation? The answer to that question...
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POWERHOME SOLAR announces entry into Kansas

POWERHOME SOLAR announces entry into Kansas

POWERHOME SOLAR, one of the fastest-growing American companies specializing in solar energy and energy efficiency services, has begun serving homeowners and businesses in eastern Kansas, making the Sunflower State the...
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POWERHOME SOLAR adding new office in Kansas City, MO

POWERHOME SOLAR adding new office in Kansas City, MO

Homeowners and business owners in western Missouri will have a potential supplement to grid energy, as POWERHOME SOLAR is expanding its presence in the Show-Me-State by opening a sales and...
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The benefits of solar + storage for businesses large and small

The benefits of solar + storage for businesses large and small

Solar panels and backup battery storage can be huge assets for businesses, given the potential for commercial and industrial customers to reduce both their overall kilowatt-hour usage as well as...
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Solar Panels Can Be Installed At Your Home Most Anywhere

Solar Panels Can Be Installed At Your Home Most Anywhere

There are many reasons why using solar energy to power your home is a worthwhile addition. For example, solar can potentially save you money. It also can reduce your carbon...
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POWERHOME SOLAR claims 6 Sales & Customer Service Stevie Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR claims 6 Sales & Customer Service Stevie Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR had its best year ever in 2020, but we’re also excited to kick off 2021 by collecting six honors (1 gold, 5 silver) at the 15th annual Stevie...
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POWERHOME SOLAR announces expansion into Georgia

POWERHOME SOLAR announces expansion into Georgia

POWERHOME SOLAR, one of the fastest-growing American companies to specialize in solar energy and energy efficiency services, has announced its entry into Georgia! The addition of the Peach State puts...
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Our first EV sweepstakes winner comes with a cool story!

Our first EV sweepstakes winner comes with a cool story!

Bob and Kathy Prochaska of St. Clair Shores, Michigan, don’t consider themselves to be lucky, but they got quite the surprise recently in learning that they were winners of a...
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POWERHOME SOLAR adds office in Fort Wayne, IN

POWERHOME SOLAR adds office in Fort Wayne, IN

The growth continues at POWERHOME SOLAR, as the company is adding sales and installation offices in Fort Wayne, Indiana! These offices come after the company entered the state in 2019...
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Seasonal Solar Panel Performance

Seasonal Solar Panel Performance

Solar panels perform best in cold, sunny weather because they generate energy from the sun’s light, not its heat. However, there are pros and cons to every season when it...
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Introducing POWERHOME SOLAR’s top-selling package: 12 home energy efficiency upgrades for 2021

Introducing POWERHOME SOLAR’s top-selling package: 12 home energy efficiency upgrades for 2021

Saving money and making your home more energy efficient are likely high on your new year resolution list. As the new superpower in home energy, POWERHOME SOLAR can help you...
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How solar power can offset your Christmas light costs

How solar power can offset your Christmas light costs

Christmas decorations are bright and beautiful. They also can require a significant amount of electricity. In fact, one estimate from 2016 holds that Christmas lights alone use up to 6...
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POWERHOME SOLAR adds solar panels at Carter-Finley Stadium

POWERHOME SOLAR adds solar panels at Carter-Finley Stadium

RALEIGH, N.C. — Although the 2020 college football season is now behind us, there’s still plenty to look forward to for the NC State Wolfpack. POWERHOME SOLAR has installed solar...
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5 best reasons for businesses to install solar panels

5 best reasons for businesses to install solar panels

Now a mainstream business investment, solar is smart business. Businesses continue to adopt solar, and rightfully so. The value proposition combines both economics and environmental considerations. Retail giants such as...
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How you can help POWERHOME employee feed Detroit on Thanksgiving

How you can help POWERHOME employee feed Detroit on Thanksgiving

Detroit is one of America’s epicenters on Thanksgiving, given that one of POWERHOME SOLAR’s official partners in the Detroit Lions plays a home game annually on this holiday. Beyond that...
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The history and evolution of solar energy

The history and evolution of solar energy

We tend to think of solar energy as the wave of the future, a plan for next generations to use renewable energy and save the planet. Solar energy is associated...
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Military Makeover’s final episodes showcase POWERHOME SOLAR

Military Makeover’s final episodes showcase POWERHOME SOLAR

The final episodes of the Lifetime TV series “Military Makeover” are in the books, and we got to see the whole-house transformation that happened at the home of Casey Harrison,...
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Solar misconceptions from commercial with Cleveland Browns?

Solar misconceptions from commercial with Cleveland Browns?

POWERHOME SOLAR’s commercial starring Cleveland Browns punter Britton Colquitt, Solar Dog, POWERHOME CEO Jayson Waller and son Christian took the internet by storm last Friday, with views of the 1-minute...
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Cleveland Browns’ Britton Colquitt stars in POWERHOME SOLAR commercial

Cleveland Browns' Britton Colquitt stars in POWERHOME SOLAR commercial

POWERHOME SOLAR is incredibly excited to continue sharing its message of owning clean, green energy instead of renting it from the power company. To that end, our new partnership with...
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3 Pennsylvania Solar Incentives

3 Pennsylvania Solar Incentives

POWERHOME Solar is breaking new ground in adding western Pennsylvania to the list of markets it serves, giving homeowners in that area the opportunity to join the clean energy revolution...
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Even your solar panels are smart, and here’s how

Even your solar panels are smart, and here's how

We live in a world with devices that are increasingly smart — smartphones, smart TVs, even smart thermostats POWERHOME SOLAR installs one as part of every solar installation it does!)....
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Michigan lawmaker to cause higher electric bills?

Michigan lawmaker to cause higher electric bills?

There is significant momentum building around the United States to reduce electricity generated by non-renewable energy sources and increase the amount from renewable ones such as wind and solar. California...
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Do solar panels increase my home’s value?

Do solar panels increase my home's value?

While any North Carolina homeowner who gets solar panels installed on his/her roof or property would love to enjoy the perks of that solar energy into perpetuity, we know that...
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Dominion Energy’s plan could mean higher power rates

Dominion Energy's plan could mean higher power rates

Dominion Energy announced earlier this week that it filed for another 20-year extension to keep its nuclear power plant in Surry, Virginia, operating at least until 2053. The power company’s...
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Understanding solar panel devices on your home

Understanding solar panel devices on your home

In prior POWERHOME SOLAR educational articles, we’ve looked at how your solar panels might look on your roof, illustrating how most people who get panels do not have electrical conduit...
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How To Hide Wires When Installing Your Solar Panels

How To Hide Wires When Installing Your Solar Panels

When installing solar panels on your roof, you might wonder how all the wires for those panels connect together, and whether you’ll see any electrical conduit running across the roof...
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Appalachian Power fee increase may make solar power intriguing option

Appalachian Power fee increase may make solar power intriguing option

Going solar at home in Virginia may look better to residential customers of Appalachian Power with an rate increase set to take effect on Nov. 1. Appalachian Power customers in...
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Michigan energy council praises POWERHOME’s efforts

Michigan energy council praises POWERHOME's efforts

POWERHOME SOLAR is making room for another renewable energy honor on its company mantel. On Wednesday night, the rapidly-growing solar and roofing company was honored as Michigan’s Emerging Business of...
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Cleveland Browns going green with POWERHOME SOLAR

Cleveland Browns going green with POWERHOME SOLAR

CLEVELAND — Local solar provider POWERHOME SOLAR and the Cleveland Browns have formed a new partnership that will help the Browns continue their ‘go green’ efforts this season. Through the...
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Partnering with Carolina Panthers to help team go green

Partnering with Carolina Panthers to help team go green

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers and local solar energy provider POWERHOME SOLAR will be working together to bring a new kind of energy to Bank of America Stadium, Panthers...
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Follow Jill Barnes example and become ‘solarfiecient’

Follow Jill Barnes example and become 'solarfiecient'

POWERHOME SOLAR customer Jill Barnes is like so many others, in that she and high school sweetheart-turned-husband-of-35-years Tim look for ways to save money and improve their lives in the...
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10 biggest benefits for North Carolina homeowners to go solar

10 biggest benefits for North Carolina homeowners to go solar

The North Carolina solar is one of the leaders in the nation, ranking second in the country in terms of number of megawatts installed, and it is indeed a great...
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10 biggest benefits for Ohio homeowners to go solar

10 biggest benefits for Ohio homeowners to go solar

The Ohio solar industry is an emerging one, ranking 28th in the country in terms of number of megawatts installed, and it is indeed a great state for homeowners to...
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How are solar panels secured to my roof?

How are solar panels secured to my roof?

POWERHOME SOLAR has done thousands of solar panel installations since opening in 2015, so we are well-versed in knowing how to attach the panels to your roof or ground-mounted unit...
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POWERHOME SOLAR’s process

POWERHOME SOLAR's process

For prospective Virginia solar customers new to solar energy, there are a lot of unknowns about getting solar panels installed at your home. How many panels do I need for...
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Michigan solar: POWERHOME SOLAR’s cartoon video explains our process

Michigan solar: POWERHOME SOLAR's cartoon video explains our process

For prospective Michigan solar customers new to solar energy, there are a lot of unknowns about getting solar panels installed at your home. How many panels do I need for...
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Why Virginia is a great state to consider adding solar energy

Why Virginia is a great state to consider adding solar energy

While Virginia residents are paying slightly less for their power than the national average residential customer in the U.S. (12.40 cents per kilowatt hour as of June 2018 vs. 13.02...
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Are solar panels expensive?

Are solar panels expensive?

For potential Michigan solar customers, one of the biggest misconceptions about solar energy is cost. Surely the technology behind the crystalline solar cells that power your home with electricity is...
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See, not everyone hated our Cleveland Browns commercial!

See, not everyone hated our Cleveland Browns commercial!

The majority of sports bloggers reviewing POWERHOME SOLAR’s Cleveland Browns commercial found the faults in what we did, but as with any story, there are always two sides. A handful...
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Cleveland Browns’ stadium now using POWERHOME SOLAR panels

Cleveland Browns' stadium now using POWERHOME SOLAR panels

Courtesy of our viral commercial, the public at large learned of POWERHOME SOLAR’s partnership with the Cleveland Browns. Now comes the cool part of the partnership — installing solar panels...
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DTE asks customers to use less electricity during cold front

DTE asks customers to use less electricity during cold front

In August, we wrote about the massive 500-megawatt solar farm being planned in Virginia’s Spotsylvania County, and that Microsoft would be the project’s largest customer. Recently, it was announced that...
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Introducing … POWERHOME SOLAR’s commercial solar division!

Introducing ... POWERHOME SOLAR's commercial solar division!

POWERHOME SOLAR’s primary focus has been on installing solar panels for residential customers in the six states it serves. Soon, though, it will open a commercial division of the company...
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How Much Coal Ash is Produced in Michigan?

How Much Coal Ash is Produced in Michigan?

The great thing about electricity generated by solar panels is that it is clean and renewable. That stands in contrast to electricity generated by burning fossil fuels such as coal...
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DTE Energy fined $840,000 for violating billing

DTE Energy fined $840,000 for violating billing

Sometimes it can feel like you’re powerless when working with power companies. But DTE Energy customers scored a win recently when the Michigan Public Service Commission fined the utility company...
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The Most Efficient Type of Solar Panels

The Most Efficient Type of Solar Panels

Since solar panels can last up to 30 years or more, the solar panels you choose now will impact your energy production and cost savings in the foreseeable future. Choosing...
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Why pay for clean energy when you can get it yourself?

Why pay for clean energy when you can get it yourself?

Interesting news came out of Virginia last week, with Appalachian Power customers being granted the opportunity to pay a small premium to get all of their electricity from renewable sources...
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Michigan’s Sutton Leasing goes solar in big way with POWERHOME SOLAR

Michigan's Sutton Leasing goes solar in big way with POWERHOME SOLAR

With POWERHOME SOLAR opening a new commercial division in Michigan, you figure to be seeing more projects like this one coming in the near future. Sutton Leasing, a family-owned and...
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Get the most out of your 2019 solar tax credit

Get the most out of your 2019 solar tax credit

One of the best things about installing a solar panel system at your home or business is the opportunity to receive a 30 percent federal tax credit on the system....
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Energy rate increasing? Add solar

Energy rate increasing? Add solar

Consumers Energy customers in Michigan will bear the brunt of an electricity rate increase after the state’s Public Service Commission approved the increase earlier this week. Last May, Consumers filed...
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Consumers energy rate increase – Why not go solar?

Consumers energy rate increase - Why not go solar?

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants his state to strive for reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and earlier this week he signed an executive order to try and make that happen. The...
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How Do Solar Panels Help the Environment?

How Do Solar Panels Help the Environment?

Thanks to advances in solar technologies, millions of homeowners are starting to understand the myriad ways solar energy and other clean energy resources are helping the environment. Let’s take a...
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Solar panels not efficient enough for you? Here’s the reality check

Solar panels not efficient enough for you? Here's the reality check

Most of you know that solar panels are efficient enough to feed the needs of your whole home, at least when your home is getting sufficient sunlight. Despite that, did...
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Duquesne Light increases power rates

Duquesne Light increases power rates

All electricity customers deal with rate increases imposed by their utility provider on a routine basis. Come Saturday, count Duquesne Light customers among those who will see their cost for...
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Detroit Lions helped POWERHOME provide to families in need

Detroit Lions helped POWERHOME provide to families in need

Thanksgiving provides an opportunity to give thanks, and it is also a time when football and food are often plentiful. Unfortunately, there are also those who do not enjoy as...
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POWERHOME SOLAR’s 2019 plan distilled down to one word? Growth!

POWERHOME SOLAR's 2019 plan distilled down to one word? Growth!

On Wednesday, we reviewed the many accomplishments that POWERHOME SOLAR enjoyed in 2018. From the opening of two new markets to forming high-profile partnerships to doing great things in the...
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What a year! POWERHOME SOLAR reflects on 2018’s accomplishments

What a year! POWERHOME SOLAR reflects on 2018's accomplishments

2018 was a year of significant growth and achievement for POWERHOME SOLAR, and when we stopped to think about everything, the list of accomplishments got to be quite long. For...
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Where are solar panels best placed on my roof?

Where are solar panels best placed on my roof?

Solar panel technology has come a long way in recent years, as the cost for solar has decreased more than 70 percent since 2010, according to data from the Solar...
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How to Keep Snow Off Your Solar Panels

How to Keep Snow Off Your Solar Panels

In POWERHOME SOLAR’s northernmost markets of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Pennsylvania, snow is a fact of life in winter. It’s a valid concern to wonder whether solar is...
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Mission possible: How you can donate to the Harrison Strong Project

Mission possible: How you can donate to the Harrison Strong Project

It is amazing what a calling can do for one’s life. It is even more amazing when that calling aligns with support to help reach your goals. Kendall and Josh...
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Cincinnati aiming for 100% renewable energy?

Cincinnati aiming for 100% renewable energy?

  The calls for cities and states to move to 100 percent renewable energy goals is well underway, and the latest city to join those is one that falls into...
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Commercial with Carolina Panthers may be our best yet

Commercial with Carolina Panthers may be our best yet

First it was the Detroit Lions, then the Cleveland Browns. POWERHOME SOLAR’s third commercial involving an pro football team is in the books, and this may be our best one...
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POWERHOME goes behind the scenes with Carolina Panthers

POWERHOME goes behind the scenes with Carolina Panthers

It is the Tuesday afternoon before Thanksgiving, and Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil is working in the team’s expansive weight room at Bank of America Stadium. He’s not doing biceps...
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Solar Panels and Fire | How Fire Departments Handle Solar Homes Safely

Solar Panels and Fire | How Fire Departments Handle Solar Homes Safely

One of the big misconceptions about solar panels is that they produce electricity nonstop and thus are a major hazard for fire departments dispatched to fight home fires. After all,...
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POWERHOME expands to Pennsylvania

POWERHOME expands to Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania is POWERHOME SOLAR’s newest market, and we are excited to share the opportunity of owning your power, lowering your electric bill and going green to those potential customers....
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Ohio gets enough sun for solar energy

Ohio gets enough sun for solar energy

Perhaps the greatest concern for potential Ohio solar customers is whether the state gets enough sun for solar panels to make financial sense. The answer is a resounding yes. In...
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Do Solar Panels Increase Home Insurance?

Do Solar Panels Increase Home Insurance?

Installing a solar panel system on your home is an excellent investment for homeowners. Since solar panels can potentially increase your home’s value, you might need to increase your home...
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How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

When you begin to think about investing in a solar system installation, the question of how long do solar panels last is bound to come up. It’s hard to calculate...
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How do solar panels work? The process is easy to explain

How do solar panels work? The process is easy to explain

How Solar Panels Work When researching the benefits of using solar panels to produce electricity for your home, you may wonder how solar panels work and how the energy generation...
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Nash County amends solar ordinance

Nash County amends solar ordinance

Nash County Amends Solar Ordinance Monday marked a win for solar energy in North Carolina’s Nash County, where the county’s board of commissioners voted unanimously to allow ground-mounted units on...
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POWERHOME one of the top choices in America | Ranked No. 12

POWERHOME one of the top choices in America | Ranked No. 12

More than 10,600 megawatts of solar power were installed in 2017 in the United States, and POWERHOME SOLAR & Roofing has been recognized by Solar Power World magazine for its...
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Homeowner’s glossary for solar industry terms

Homeowner's glossary for solar industry terms

Glossary of Solar Industry Terms & Defintions Every industry has buzzwords and terms that consumers need to know to best understand the value of a product. The financial industry has...
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POWERHOME expands to Ohio

POWERHOME expands to Ohio

Helping Ohio Own Their Power POWERHOME SOLAR and Roofing is now bringing new renewable energy solutions and economic growth opportunities to residents and businesses in Ohio. POWERHOME SOLAR opened a...
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Detroit Lions partner with POWERHOME SOLAR

Detroit Lions partner with POWERHOME SOLAR

POWERHOME and The Detroit Lions DETROIT – The Detroit Lions and POWERHOME SOLAR will be working together to bring a new kind of energy to Ford Field, Lions fans, and...
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Lions punter Sam Martin helps with Earth Day for students

Lions punter Sam Martin helps with Earth Day for students

Sam Martin Joins STEM to Educate Students DETROIT — On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin, along with renewable energy experts from POWERHOME SOLAR, will be teaming...
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The cost of solar: Answering all the questions that affect price

The cost of solar: Answering all the questions that affect price

You’ve made the decision – I want to go solar! That generates a laundry list of questions, starting with how many solar panels you might need for your home. After...
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How Much Does it Cost to Remove Solar Panels When I Need a New Roof?

How Much Does it Cost to Remove Solar Panels When I Need a New Roof?

POWERHOME is a leading solar panel installation company, and we are also a GAF-certified roofing company. As leaders in our field we are able to provide you with the most...
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How much energy do your panels produce daily?

How much energy do your panels produce daily?

North Carolina Average Solar Energy Production When North Carolina homeowners consider investing in a solar panel system, they first want to know how much money it can save them. After...
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California 100% Clean Energy Mandate is Massive!

California 100% Clean Energy Mandate is Massive!

Another huge victory for the solar industry and its advocates came Monday with California Gov. Jerry Brown signing State Bill 100, which calls for the state to move to using...
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What is Net Metering and How Does Net Metering Work?

What is Net Metering and How Does Net Metering Work?

If you’re new to solar energy, you may be skeptical when hearing that excess solar power produced by your solar panels can spin your electricity meter backwards. After all, didn’t...
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POWERHOME featured on Lifetime TV’s Military Makeover

POWERHOME featured on Lifetime TV's Military Makeover

In case you missed it (and even if you didn’t!), POWERHOME SOLAR has teamed up with the Lifetime TV series hit show Military Makeover to provide the family of one...
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How Long Does it Take to Pay Off Solar Panels?

How Long Does it Take to Pay Off Solar Panels?

Solar energy is 100 percent free, but the panels, wiring and inverters that produce the energy cost money. Understanding that difference is to understand going solar. Knowing that solar systems...
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Virginia Tech students want solar powered future

Virginia Tech students want solar powered future

Not convinced that solar is the future? Try telling that to a group of Virginia Tech students who are scheduled to compete in the Solar Decathalon Middle East in November....
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What Happens When I Sell My Home That Has Solar Panels?

What Happens When I Sell My Home That Has Solar Panels?

While anyone who gets solar panels installed on their roof or property would love to enjoy the perks of that solar energy into perpetuity, we know that life sometimes involves...
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Do Solar Panels Keep Producing When the Power Goes Out?

Do Solar Panels Keep Producing When the Power Goes Out?

For safety reasons, solar systems typically do not keep producing electricity in the event of a power outage. However, you can limit the effects of a blackout when you combine...
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Jayson Waller explains solar energy

Jayson Waller explains solar energy

Perhaps the greatest benefit of installing a solar panel system to offset your home’s reliance on the electric company is that you have a utility that pays you back for...
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How fast can solar installation take?

How fast can solar installation take?

Getting solar panels installed at your home is a big, but smart, decision for those who qualify to get them. Once you’ve made that choice and hire someone such as...
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Report shows Appalachian Power charging extra

Report shows Appalachian Power charging extra

Interesting news coming out of Virginia earlier this week: Dominion Energy customers paid more than $365 million in excessive rates last year, according to a report from the State Corporation...
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How to Read the Digital Display of Your SolarEdge Inverter

How to Read the Digital Display of Your SolarEdge Inverter

Whether you’re checking to see if your solar panels are working, or monitoring your home’s power efficiency, it’s important to know how to read your solar panels’ SolarEdge inverter. Reading...
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How will the panels POWERHOME SOLAR installs look on my home?

How will the panels POWERHOME SOLAR installs look on my home?

If you’re thinking about adding solar panels to the roof of your home or on a ground-mounted display, chances are you want to know what they look like. After all,...
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Why you should be cautious of power companies

Why you should be cautious of power companies

Providing Solar Energy Independence from Power Companies POWERHOME SOLAR is committed to a vision of providing customers affordable solar energy solutions that are environmentally-friendly by nature. It is also inspiring...
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How much North Carolina solar customers can save on electric bills

How much North Carolina solar customers can save on electric bills

Electric Bill Saving in North Carolina For North Carolina homeowners to begin calculating potential savings in installing a solar panel system, it’s important to know what you’re already paying the...
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POWERHOME SOLAR’s process | 5-minute cartoon tutorial

POWERHOME SOLAR's process | 5-minute cartoon tutorial

For those new to solar energy, there are a lot of unknowns about getting solar panels installed at your home. How many panels do I need for my roof? If...
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Can Solar Panels Be Installed On Metal Roofs?

Can Solar Panels Be Installed On Metal Roofs?

Yes, solar panels can be installed on metal roofs! More and more homeowners are switching from traditional asphalt shingles to metal roofs for their environmental benefits. Keep reading to explore...
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What’s the Average Cost of Solar for a 2,500 Square Foot Home?

What's the Average Cost of Solar for a 2,500 Square Foot Home?

Average Solar Panel Cost Going solar is an exciting prospect, yet it’s one where many consumers are learning about the process as they go. With accelerated learning comes mistakes, but...
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10 solar energy facts that may spur you to go green at home

10 solar energy facts that may spur you to go green at home

Top 10 Solar Energy Facts Ever get one of those tear-off desk calendars that contain 365 facts, cartoons or jokes as a holiday gift? Depending on their purpose, they can...
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POWERHOME SOLAR customer reviews, installations on Instagram

POWERHOME SOLAR customer reviews, installations on Instagram

POWERHOME SOLAR Reviews POWERHOME SOLAR and Roofing currently does business in four states (Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia) and was recently ranked as the 12th-largest residential solar installer in...
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Michiganders showing support for solar energy

Michiganders showing support for solar energy

Michigan Residents Are Switching to Solar Energy Michigan residents looking at their electric bills may not know that they are paying among the highest rates for electricity in the United...
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How to prepare your home for solar panels

How to prepare your home for solar panels

Shade & Solar Panel Placement To get the most value from the installation of your home’s solar system, your solar panels are optimally placed on the part of your roof...
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Virginia homeowner’s values after going solar

Virginia homeowner's values after going solar

Renewable Energy Leads the Way Construction of a proposed 500-megawatt solar farm in northern Virginia cleared another hurdle recently when that state’s State Corporation Commission signed off on a deal...
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Solar panel degradation: Don’t worry, it happens naturally

Solar panel degradation: Don’t worry, it happens naturally

Solar Panel Life-span Purchasing solar panels for your home is a long-term investment, as panels are backed by a 25-year warranty and will save the average customer tens of thousands...
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Where do I begin? Key questions to ask when going solar

Where do I begin? Key questions to ask when going solar

Top Questions to Ask Before Switching to Solar Learning about the process of adding solar panels to your home can be a daunting task when you’re not even sure where...
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Is seasonality influencing solar panel production?

Is seasonality influencing solar panel production?

We’re well into the winter season, and for those with solar panels, you may be looking at your electric bill and wondering why you’re not seeing the production and savings...
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How POWERHOME’s solar panel batteries work

How POWERHOME's solar panel batteries work

Power outages are typical during winter months, as the weight of snow and freezing rain, along with high winds, can wreak havoc on power lines. While power companies do work...
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Attorney threatens legal action over EPA’s coal ash rule proposal

Attorney threatens legal action over EPA’s coal ash rule proposal

Proposed Environmental Protection Agency amendments that would loosen coal ash rules came under scrutiny in an EPA public hearing in Arlington, Va., last week, with environmentalists calling them illegal because...
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POWERHOME’s Jayson Waller wins prestigious Ernst & Young honor

POWERHOME's Jayson Waller wins prestigious Ernst & Young honor

ATLANTA — POWERHOME SOLAR has plenty of experience being No. 1 in all eight of its markets, and it was all too fitting how the company’s latest “first” came to...
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POWERHOME SOLAR Increases Top Solar Contractors rankings

POWERHOME SOLAR Increases Top Solar Contractors rankings

POWERHOME is now the No. 6 residential rooftop solar provider in the U.S. – up six spots from just a year ago, which we consider to be well on our...
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Latest DTE Energy outage makes solar, battery storage look even better

Latest DTE Energy outage makes solar, battery storage look even better

Approximately 250,000 of the 600,000 DTE Energy customers that lost power from severe weather that hit southeastern Michigan over the weekend are still without power as of early Monday morning,...
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Even as runner-up, POWERHOME CFO proves he’s money in the bank

Even as runner-up, POWERHOME CFO proves he's money in the bank

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Thursday night provided another highlight in POWERHOME SOLAR’s growth, as the company’s chief financial officer, Juan Ramirez, was honored as a CFO of the Year finalist among...
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How Often Are Solar Panel Repairs Needed?

How Often Are Solar Panel Repairs Needed?

Investing in solar panels for your home through POWERHOME SOLAR will give you renewable solar energy for decades, as the panels installed by POWERHOME come with a 30-year power production...
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DTE Energy customers face another potential rate increase

DTE Energy customers face another potential rate increase

Just two months after DTE Energy received clearance from the state’s Public Service Commission to raise rates for its residential customers by 7 percent, the power company is seeking a...
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How POWERHOME CEO Jayson Waller makes TV magic

How POWERHOME CEO Jayson Waller makes TV magic

POWERHOME SOLAR CEO Jayson Waller has an uncanny knack for drawing people in. His voice drips with belief and conviction. His stories flow like water and leave you wanting more....
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POWERHOME SOLAR supporting unique Trash Fishing group in Detroit

POWERHOME SOLAR supporting unique Trash Fishing group in Detroit

One of POWERHOME SOLAR’s key messages in showcasing the value of solar panels to our customers is sustainability. Our solar panels are a product that produces clean, renewable energy for...
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POWERHOME’s culture of caring helps 90-year-old keep cool

POWERHOME's culture of caring helps 90-year-old keep cool

POWERHOME SOLAR is a huge believer in helping members of our community, whether it’s providing turkey dinners for families at Thanksgiving, donating a solar system to a deserving veteran as...
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POWERHOME manager knows the sacrifices military families make

POWERHOME manager knows the sacrifices military families make

POWERHOME SOLAR recently has recognized two of its employees who are veterans, acknowledging their outstanding work in serving our country, but we thought it would be just as fitting to...
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Solar panels and seasonality: The data variance between summer, winter

Solar panels and seasonality: The data variance between summer, winter

In sharing our message about the value of solar panels with customers, we do a lot of teaching because of relative lack of knowledge many people have in regard to...
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With best ever solar Q1 in U.S., POWERHOME helps drive the growth

With best ever solar Q1 in U.S., POWERHOME helps drive the growth

Earlier this year, the U.S. solar industry celebrated crossing the threshold of 2 million solar installations, just three years after reaching the 1 million mark. This week brings additional proof...
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POWERHOME SOLAR proudly accepts 2 Stevie Awards in New York

POWERHOME SOLAR proudly accepts 2 Stevie Awards in New York

NEW YORK — The latest page of POWERHOME SOLAR’s success story brings us to New York, where five members of the company’s leadership team were on hand at the Marriott...
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Debunking solar myths in Michigan

Debunking solar myths in Michigan

If you see a green truck rolling into a driveway near you, good news: Your neighbor is getting solar panels courtesy of POWERHOME SOLAR. You might be wondering, ‘Are solar...
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POWERHOME SOLAR announces entry into Missouri

POWERHOME SOLAR announces entry into Missouri

A little more than two months after POWERHOME SOLAR announced its expansion into Indiana, the fast-growing solar and roofing company is ready to grow again. Residents of Missouri soon will...
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Remember, POWERHOME Solar is a roofing company too!

Remember, POWERHOME Solar is a roofing company too!

We at POWERHOME Solar are fond of saying that we’re more than just a solar panel installer for residential and business customers. We are a roofing company as well, so...
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Hey Costco, going solar can help you beat Dominion Energy

Hey Costco, going solar can help you beat Dominion Energy

Costco is the latest business seeking the ability to pool its stores together to take advantage of a Virginia law that lets industrial customers who use over five megawatts of...
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POWERHOME SOLAR’s Juan Ramirez named CFO of the Year finalist

POWERHOME SOLAR's Juan Ramirez named CFO of the Year finalist

With POWERHOME SOLAR CEO Jayson Waller recently being recognized as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Southeast finalist and as one of five Champions of the New Economy...
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POWERHOME wins Economic Bright Spot Award in Michigan

POWERHOME wins Economic Bright Spot Award in Michigan

In recent months, POWERHOME SOLAR has had an incredible run in winning awards for its successful operations, and we’re adding one more honor to that mix with POWERHOME being chosen...
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How Pennsylvania solar panel installation is unique

How Pennsylvania solar panel installation is unique

Every day, the sun beats down on your roof, showering it with energy. Solar panels let you harness that sunshine and use it to power your home, business, or electric...
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Michiganders in I&M territory face another energy rate increase

Michiganders in I&M territory face another energy rate increase

I&M territory customers face another rate increase It was a little more than a year ago when news came that Indiana Michigan Power Co.’s $49 million electric rate increase was...
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The solar tax credit changes at the end of 2019

The solar tax credit changes at the end of 2019

Over the past nine years, the trend has been for 33% of all solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the United States to be added in December, according to the U.S....
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Coal ash concerns in western Michigan another reason to consider solar

Coal ash concerns in western Michigan another reason to consider solar

Concerns about coal ash continue to arise in different parts of the country, and one of the current concerns comes in western Michigan, where drinking water wells at four homes...
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North Carolina residents could see another electric bill increase

North Carolina residents could see another electric bill increase

North Carolina’s largest power company is seeking a rate increase of 6.7 percent for its residential customers in the central and western part of the state as part of a...
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POWERHOME SOLAR expands into Illinois

POWERHOME SOLAR expands into Illinois

Monday marks another milestone on POWERHOME SOLAR’s growth chart, with the company adding Illinois as the ninth state in its company sales and installation footprint. POWERHOME plans to hire up...
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Amazon pushes to use 100% renewable energy by 2030

Amazon pushes to use 100% renewable energy by 2030

Amazon made a pledge five years ago to commit to 100 percent renewable energy usage, and this week, the company put a date on that goal, with CEO Jeff Bezos...
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POWERHOME enjoys Top Solar Contractors Gala, prepares for more growth

POWERHOME enjoys Top Solar Contractors Gala, prepares for more growth

SALT LAKE CITY – POWERHOME SOLAR has much to be proud of, considering its performance of the past 12 months. On the eve of Solar Power International, an annual convention...
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Is your business ready for solar?

Is your business ready for solar?

Business owners left and right are currently contemplating the idea of adding solar. While making the switch is scary at first, it’s important to note that even small businesses can...
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10 Benefits of Solar Energy for Commercial Buildings

10 Benefits of Solar Energy for Commercial Buildings

As a business owner, you may have thought that switching to commercial solar panels for your business was a risky move. You’ve probably heard about large companies such as Google,...
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POWERHOME adds office in Columbia, S.C.

POWERHOME adds office in Columbia, S.C.

Already in 2019, POWERHOME SOLAR has entered into two new states in Indiana and Missouri. Today’s news covers additional expansion, but with a twist. POWERHOME has been selling solar in...
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Patriot Ruck honors military members

Patriot Ruck honors military members

The determination on former Army Staff Sergeant Alan Bryl-Sieradzki was apparent as he ran down Detroit’s riverfront to complete the Patriot Ruck, a 6-mile route to recognize the efforts and...
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Benefits of solar panels on carports

Benefits of solar panels on carports

On occasion, a rooftop solar installation isn’t necessarily the right plan for a business. However, that doesn’t mean adding solar should be off the table. When companies don’t have enough...
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How to teach the whole family about solar power

How to teach the whole family about solar power

Deciding to install solar panels at your home usually generates a lot of curiosity among your family members, from your spouse and children to your cousins, aunts, uncles and parents....
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What’s it like to work for POWERHOME SOLAR? Let the CEO tell you

What's it like to work for POWERHOME SOLAR? Let the CEO tell you

One of the unique things about working for POWERHOME SOLAR is the opportunity it gives every one of its employees. Neither CEO Jayson Waller nor chief operating officer Kevin Klink...
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Where you can find POWERHOME at a football field near you!

Where you can find POWERHOME at a football field near you!

You know pro football season is fast approaching when training camps are now in full swing. Before you know it, Week 1 of the season will be upon us! POWERHOME...
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Solar power and storage myths debunked by SEIA’s CEO

Solar power and storage myths debunked by SEIA's CEO

SEIA president and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper’s appearance on The Weather Channel put many myths about solar power to rest. During her interview on The Weather Channel’s AMHQ, Hopper covered...
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Justin Verlander foundation hosts 3rd annual Patriot Ruck

Justin Verlander foundation hosts 3rd annual Patriot Ruck

Wins for Warriors Foundation, founded by Houston Astros pitcher, and former Detroit Tiger, Justin Verlander, will be holding its 3rd Annual Patriot Ruck presented by POWERHOME SOLAR in Detroit on...
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Climate change brings potential heightened risk for coal ash ponds

Climate change brings potential heightened risk for coal ash ponds

It’s not difficult to find data that showcases the threat of climate change. For example, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that June 2019 was the hottest June ever...
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Upset over Ohio subsidizing coal, nuclear plants? Go solar instead

Upset over Ohio subsidizing coal, nuclear plants? Go solar instead

Clean energy advocates in Ohio took a big blow in late July with the passage of House Bill 6, legislation that subsidizes nuclear and coal power plants with millions of...
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4 reasons people purchase solar panels

4 reasons people purchase solar panels

People choose to invest in solar panels for various reasons. At one point or another, they finally realize having solar panels on their roof or on a ground-mounted array is...
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The Role of Solar Energy in Green Buildings

The Role of Solar Energy in Green Buildings

Green building arose out of the understanding that the built environment can affect the unbuilt or natural environment in both positive and negative ways. Green building is a methodology that...
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POWERHOME SOLAR ranked No. 100 on 2019 Inc. 5000

POWERHOME SOLAR ranked No. 100 on 2019 Inc. 5000

In a year full of accomplishments and honors bestowed upon POWERHOME SOLAR for its work in providing solar energy solutions to its customers, this one is right near the top,...
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Woodward Dream Cruise will have strong POWERHOME SOLAR flavor

Woodward Dream Cruise will have strong POWERHOME SOLAR flavor

The Woodward Dream Cruise will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this Saturday, and POWERHOME SOLAR will be part of this massive, momentous event just northwest of Detroit. The Dream Cruise,...
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How going solar makes sense — and scents — for Old Town Soap Co.

How going solar makes sense -- and scents -- for Old Town Soap Co.

POWERHOME SOLAR’s primary market is selling solar systems to residential customers throughout our eight-state footprint. However, one area that continues to grow is our commercial division, which formally opened in...
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POWERHOME SOLAR honored with 9 Globee Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR honored with 9 Globee Awards

POWERHOME SOLAR keeps adding to its list of accomplishments, as it has been named the winner of nine Globee Awards, including gold-level recognition for Company of the Year in both...
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Home visits tell story of 5 POWERHOME SOLAR customers

Home visits tell story of 5 POWERHOME SOLAR customers

POWERHOME SOLAR routinely posts short videos of interviews with our customers following their solar panel installations because it’s a great way for us to showcase our work and for our...
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Helping WXYZ anchor Justin Rose raise $8k for St. Jude children

Helping WXYZ anchor Justin Rose raise $8k for St. Jude children

POWERHOME SOLAR has a mission of building a movement — one solar panel, one customer and one employee at a time. But the company is far more than that —...
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Dominion Energy charging customers for new projects

Dominion Energy charging customers for new projects

Last week in Virginia, state regulators approved plans by Dominion Energy to build two solar plants totaling 240 megawatts, which is good news for clean energy. The interesting aspect is...
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How Solar Energy Works On Cloudy Days

How Solar Energy Works On Cloudy Days

Does solar work when the clouds are out? That’s a question many ask when thinking about adding solar panels to their home or business. While some may dismiss that solar...
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POWERHOME will install solar panels at Progressive Field

POWERHOME will install solar panels at Progressive Field

POWERHOME SOLAR already has forged partnerships with four pro football franchises, including the Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers. The company is adding another high-profile sports partnership,...
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​How to Prepare for Solar Panel Installation

​How to Prepare for Solar Panel Installation

There is enough solar capacity in the U.S. to power 12.3 million homes, and many more homeowners are considering a solar panel installation for their home. If you’ve been thinking...
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​How Solar Power for Homes Is Changing The Nation

​How Solar Power for Homes Is Changing The Nation

Clean, renewable solar power is being used by everyone from homeowners to utilities as a reliable source of electricity. Its popularity is driven by less expensive, more efficient solar panels....
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POWERHOME SOLAR expands to Indiana

POWERHOME SOLAR expands to Indiana

POWERHOME SOLAR CEO Jayson Waller teased us in December in saying that the company was positioning to enter several new markets in 2019. The company is primed to have the...
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Tax day 2019 is reminder that 30 percent solar credit expires

Tax day 2019 is reminder that 30 percent solar credit expires

Monday marks the final day to file your income taxes, and many of you probably noticed in filling out this year’s forms how personal exemptions have been eliminated and itemized...
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How women help POWERHOME SOLAR’s success

How women help POWERHOME SOLAR's success

The solar industry is predominantly a male one, with 68 percent of the U.S. solar workforce being men, according to a 2017 U.S. Department of Energy employment report. While POWERHOME...
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POWERHOME SOLAR installs solar panels at Bank of America Stadium

POWERHOME SOLAR installs solar panels at Bank of America Stadium

This week marked a big moment in the history of our partnership with the Carolina Panthers, as we installed solar panels at the team’s Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte,...
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New Study: Coal ash contaminating groundwater

New Study: Coal ash contaminating groundwater

We’ve seen snippets that coal ash ponds across the U.S. are contaminating groundwater. But according to a wide-ranging study of coal ash ponds that are subject to groundwater monitoring, we...
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DTE Energy increase ahead

DTE Energy increase ahead

Rate increases are nothing new for electricity customers to bear. DTE Energy customers are no different, and there are a number of groups unhappy about the latest proposed increase, per...
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Winter power outages? POWERHOME’s battery solution can help with that

Winter power outages? POWERHOME’s battery solution can help with that

=In our northern markets that deal with wintry weather, it’s not hard to find recent stories where thousands of power customers have been without electricity for a time. Any of...
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GUEST BLOG: Could solar at schools change how we power communities?

GUEST BLOG: Could solar at schools change how we power communities?

From time to time, POWERHOME SOLAR likes to open the floor to guest bloggers as a way of showcasing the public’s interest in solar. Today, we are grateful to welcome...
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Solar installer the fastest-growing job in North Carolina

Solar installer the fastest-growing job in North Carolina

The solar industry employs over 250,000 people in the United States, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. The person writing this article is among them, as are all of...
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POWERHOME SOLAR commercial for renewable energy

POWERHOME SOLAR commercial for renewable energy

While much of the U.S. tuned in to watch football on Sunday, POWERHOME SOLAR further introduced itself in its six-state footprint by airing commercials in a number of its markets...
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DTE asks customers to use less electricity during cold snap.

DTE asks customers to use less electricity during cold snap.

The polar vortex inhabiting much of the Midwest continues to linger, with a thaw-out not expected until the weekend. That has led DTE Energy to call on its customers to...
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DTE to address power line hazards after grave incident

DTE to address power line hazards after grave incident

The Michigan Public Service Commission recently approved a plan from DTE Energy that will have the utility bolstering its emergency storm response and funding public education efforts regarding the hazards...
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The Iceland effect | Powered by Renewable Energy

The Iceland effect | Powered by Renewable Energy

In a time when climate change is making headlines with dire predictions, countries throughout the world are looking for sustainable energy solutions. Against this background, Iceland stands out as a...
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From Marine to POWERHOME SOLAR’s lead master electrician

From Marine to POWERHOME SOLAR's lead master electrician

As Memorial Day approaches, POWERHOME SOLAR wanted to remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation, and also recognize its own employees who made their own sacrifices...
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How To Maintain Solar Panels?

How To Maintain Solar Panels?

Solar panels are incredibly reliable. Most solar systems don’t have moving parts, making them extremely low in maintenance. Most solar energy systems come with a solar warranty of 25 years...
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Why the Barnes family went solar

Why the Barnes family went solar

Jill Barnes had often thought about getting solar panels, but it wasn’t until she saw an ad for POWERHOME SOLAR that she acted on the desire. The end result has...
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The solar panels that withstood Hurricane Florence

The solar panels that withstood Hurricane Florence

Matt and Jennifer Ruff had solar panels installed on their home just months before Hurricane Florence hit their North Carolina home. The ground-mounted panels admirably withstood the elements.
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POWERHOME’s first customer in Michigan recounts his experience

POWERHOME’s first customer in Michigan recounts his experience

Dana Rosenthal didn’t even realize he was POWERHOME SOLAR’s first customer in Michigan until we told him. Dana is a big fan of solar and of sustainable living in general.
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How service in Marines shaped POWERHOME HR staffer

How service in Marines shaped POWERHOME HR staffer

As Memorial Day approaches, POWERHOME SOLAR wanted to remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation, and also recognize its own employees who made their own sacrifices...
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Summer Time of Use rate is great reason to add solar

Summer Time of Use rate is great reason to add solar

A small portion of Consumers Energy customers in Michigan could see an increase in their electric bills this summer as the utility company implements a summer Time of Use rate,...
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Jayson Waller, Entrepreneur of the Year finalist: ‘I’m here to win’

Jayson Waller, Entrepreneur of the Year finalist: ‘I’m here to win’

In a crowded room at the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance on Wednesday night, 31 titans of Southeastern business gathered for a celebration of their status as finalists of the Ernst...
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POWERHOME SOLAR to install solar panels at Colts’ headquarters

POWERHOME SOLAR to install solar panels at Colts' headquarters

Tuesday marks another great day for POWERHOME SOLAR with the announcement that it has created a partnership with the Indianapolis Colts and will begin installing solar panels at the Indiana...
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POWERHOME plays its part in U.S. reaching 2 million solar installs

POWERHOME plays its part in U.S. reaching 2 million solar installs

Those in the solar energy industry know how rapidly the industry is growing, but for customers on the outside looking in, it’s great to have numbers that showcase that growth....
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How solar panels become an ‘essential’ part of your life

How solar panels become an 'essential' part of your life

What do you spend monthly on items that are not essential to living? Chances are you have your own splurges, with eating out, cable TV and online shopping being among...
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POWERHOME CEO Jayson Waller among 5 ‘Champions of the New Economy’

POWERHOME CEO Jayson Waller among 5 'Champions of the New Economy'

Taking risks and building businesses are what POWERHOME SOLAR CEO Jayson Waller does best, considering each of his past two companies have been even more successful than the first. As...
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Indiana solar: Working with HOAs part of POWERHOME SOLAR’s process

Indiana solar: Working with HOAs part of POWERHOME SOLAR's process

Homeowners associations sometimes throw up stop signs when customers try to get solar panels at their home, or restrict where they can be placed. For one homeowner in Indiana, he’s...
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13 Countries Powered by Renewable Energy

13 Countries Powered by Renewable Energy

There is a real possibility that renewable energy could become the main power source for countries that are currently responsible for 99% of the world’s global carbon emissions. In fact,...
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Determining Your Home’s Solar Rooftop Compatibility

Determining Your Home's Solar Rooftop Compatibility

Adding solar energy at your home to save money and help save the planet has a lot of appeal. As you begin to research solar panels, you’ve probably wondered if...
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POWERHOME SOLAR claims 2 bronze Stevie Awards for work in 2018

POWERHOME SOLAR claims 2 bronze Stevie Awards for work in 2018

Since its inception in 2015, POWERHOME SOLAR has earned its share of awards. It earned distinction on a national level as the No. 12 residential rooftop solar contractor in the...
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Facebook’s solar panel push another validation of clean energy

Facebook's solar panel push another validation of clean energy

Businesses small and large continue to see the value of utilizing solar energy to power their infrastructure. For example, in POWERHOME SOLAR’s company footprint, it has helped Sutton Leasing, a...
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100 percent renewable energy goal by 2030? U.S. voters respond

100 percent renewable energy goal by 2030? U.S. voters respond

Many cities and states in the U.S. are already setting 100 percent renewable energy goals, as these locales see the value of replacing fossil-fueled energy sources with clean, carbon-free ones....
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Aerial footage showcases our panel installation for Carolina Panthers

Aerial footage showcases our panel installation for Carolina Panthers

POWERHOME SOLAR is very proud to partner with so many great pro football franchises, and among those is the Carolina Panthers, the team nearest POWERHOME’s corporate headquarters in Mooresville, N.C....
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Dominion Energy customers pay coal ash solution

Dominion Energy customers pay coal ash solution

Virginia took steps to solve its coal ash problem earlier this month when Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill that requires Dominion Energy’s legacy coal ash ponds to be excavated....
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Net metering of rooftop solar is largely net benefit, reports show

Net metering of rooftop solar is largely net benefit, reports show

One of the many benefits for homeowners in installing a solar panel system at their home is net metering, which gives solar customers retail price credits on excess energy produced...
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Report: Solar panels increase home values by 4.1 percent nationally

Report: Solar panels increase home values by 4.1 percent nationally

The financial and environmental benefits of installing solar energy at your home are tangible, which is what makes solar panel installation a no-brainer for many customers. Solar panels reduce electric...
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Do Solar Panels Work In Cold Weather?

Do Solar Panels Work In Cold Weather?

  Solar customers living in colder climates or locations with heavy snowfall during winter months may be worried about how cold weather will impact their solar panel system’s electricity output....
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