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The Benefits of Solar Air Conditioning

If you’re like most homeowners, you’re always on the lookout for new ways to make your home more efficient. If you’re trying to cut down on your home’s energy costs this summer, you should install a solar air conditioner! Read on to find out more about solar air conditioning, and the benefits that it can offer you.

How It Works

A solar air conditioner is pretty much the same as a normal air conditioner, except a solar air conditioner uses solar power. A solar panel collects radiant energy from sunlight, converts it into electrical current, and routes it into the air conditioner to power it. This allows the air conditioner to operate separately from the power grid.

Advantages of Solar Air Conditioning

Over the past ten years, solar technology had made immense progress towards becoming the primary form of alternative energy. Solar technology has become so good at what it does that you can even run an entire home off the power grid if you want to. You don’t need to implement that much infrastructure just to cut down your energy bills though. During the summer, your air conditioner is one of the biggest burdens on your monthly electrical bills. You’re probably quite familiar with the pain of seeing your costs spike when the hot summer months start. With a solar air conditioner, you never have to worry about running it for hours at a time. You can keep your home cool, and your monthly billing costs low. The solar air conditioner pays for itself in savings within a couple of years, after which point all additional money saved goes directly into your pocket.

Sunset Air offers comprehensive solar air conditioning services throughout Olympia, WA. Call today to schedule an appointment with one of our expert solar air conditioner technicians.

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