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SUPER PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR SYSTEM DISCOUNT - COUPON - OFFERS! - AKAMAI ENERGY
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- $2000 Instant Akamai rebate Or $1000 per panel... Whichever is best
- Expires 11/15/2014
Photo Voltaic Solar Systems is HOT... and we are heating up the the market with a SUPER offer for the Kaimuki community with our most aggressive special ever!!!
WHY PHOTO VOLTAIC SOLAR SYSTEM
- Create a cleaner, greener Hawaii for our keiki!
- Increase the value of your home with renewable energy!
- 90% of the electricity in Hawaii is generated by fossil fuels.
- Over 70% of Hawaii's electricity comes from imported oil!
- Hawaii pays more than any other U.S. state for electricity!
- Energy costs on the islands are rising every year!
About Akamai Energy Photo Voltaic Solar Systems
WHY BUY AKAMAI?
- BEST PANELS: SOLAR WORLD 255 AMERICAN MADE PANELS
- MICRO INVERTERS: ENPHASE 215 INVERTER
- BEST WARRANTIES:
- 25 YEAR PANEL, 25 YEAR INVERTER AND 10 YEAR INSTALLATION
- FREE WEB BASED MONITORING
- FULL TIME CUSTOMER SERVICE AND TECH SUPPORT: FAST AND EFFICIENT SERVICE FROM START TO FINISH
- WE TAKE CARE OF ALL YOUR PAPERWORK: PERMITS, HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION APPLICATIONS, NET
METERING AGREEMENTS AND SAMPLE TAX FORMS
- PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION - OVER 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN THE SOLAR
- AND ROOFING INDUSTRY
LICENSED INSTALLERS AND PREMIUM AMERICAN MADE PRODUCTS!
- BEST PRICING IN THE INDUSTRY: - HELPING HAWAII GO GREEN AND SAVE GREEN WE WILL MEET OR BEAT ANY PRICE QUOTE
- BEST REFERRAL PLAN IN THE BUSINESS: WE LOVE REFERRALS AND SO DO OUR CUSTOMERS
- LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED
- FREE SEMI-ANNUAL MAINTENANCE PROGRAM FOR THE FIRST TWO YEARS
Our Solar Products and Services
SolarWorld SW-255 Monocrystalline Solar Panel
This module has the 2.0 frame for rail mount systems. This module will not work with pole mount systems.
SolarWorld products are manufactured in state-of-the-art factories according to strict German and US quality, labor and environmental standards.
SolarWorld modules were ranked number one in two consecutive tests carried out by the Photon trade magazine in 2008 and 2009 with up to 12% more yield.
Plus-Sorting guarantees the highest efficiency of the installation. SolarWorld only delivers modules that have greater than or equal to the nameplate rated power.
25-year Linear Performance Guarantee
SolarWorld guarantees, over 25 years, that the modules' performance will not decrease by more than 0.7% per year -- a distinct added value compared to the two-tiered guarantees usual in the industry.
RELATED SOLARWORLD LINKS
Enphase Micro-inverter Systems
The Enphase Micro-inverter System provides significant benefits over traditional inverters, including increased energy harvest, improved reliability, and dramatically simplified design, installation and management. Since each panel has its own internet IP address, Enphase is the gold standard in monitoring. Plus, Enlighten Monitoring is now FREE!
Industy-Leading 25 YEAR WARRANTY! The M215 is the new flagship model of microinverters by Enphase, capable of accepting 60-cell panels up to 260 Watts.
RELATED ENPHASE MICRO INVERTER SYSTEMS LINKS
Akamai Energy is making the task of purchasing a solar system simple and affordable. A quick phone call to the company sets you up with a friendly Akamai Energy representative who will handle a short 30 minute on-site survey of your home and review your electrical needs. A verbal estimate is given on the spot, followed up with a formal written estimate within 24 hours.
To help expedite any financing needs, Akamai Energy has teamed up with one of Hawaii's top local credit unions with 11 Oahu branches to help you get financed quickly for your solar system. To apply with an Akamai Energy solar loan program partner, all you need is your Akamai Energy contract, signed loan application, two years of tax returns and two current pay stubs for all parties applying for the loan, and you can get financed in as little as three to four business days.
Going green can be expensive, and that's why Akamai Energy has the most competitive pricing program on the market for top-of-the-line Solar World 255 American-made panels featuring 25-year warranties on both panels and micro inverters, as well as a 10-year installation warranty. Did you know that Solar World panels are salt mist-resistant, which is perfect for Hawaii? Solar World panels have been proven and tested as the No. 1 American-made panel and Akamai Energy is upgrading all its customers to the top-rated SW255 model at no extra charge.
Akamai Energy even takes care of your permits, HECO net metering agreements and homeowners association paperwork to make it as easy as possible to go green.
To make it even more enticing, did you know that Akamai Energy's installers have more than 10 years of experience in hot water solar and roofing? Wouldn't you prefer to have a roofer taking care of your solar installation on your largest family investment?
Are there credits or incentives offered for users of solar systems?
Answer: Yes! There are credits for residential and commercial systems, the Federal Government has a 30% Tax Credit. And, the State of Hawaii has a 35% Tax Credit, up to $5,000 for Residential systems and $500,000 for Commercial systems. These credits are applied after calculating your tax liability. If you purchase a system for $15,000, then you would save $4,500 (30%) off of your Federal Income Taxes and $5,000 (the maximum) off of your State Income Taxes. So to have a $15,000 system installed, you only pay $5,500.
How can I compensate long term rising energy costs?
Answer: The cost of electricity in Hawaii has increased an average of 6 % a year over the last 18 years. You own the electricity you produce, eliminating the need to purchase power from the power grid.
If I sell my property, what effect does solar have on the sale price?
Answer: Energy conservation and power generation adds value to a home. On average for every $1,000.00 saved per year in utility costs, $20,000.00 is added to a home's value.
How much solar power do I need to for my home?
Answer: Each home is different. The amount of electricity you use will vary depending on the energy efficiency of your lifestyle. How your home was built, as well as, the age and efficiency of your appliances, impact how much electricity you use. Prior to installing a system, we will do an energy assessment to determine what is best for you.
Do I need batteries with the solar system?
Answer: Batteries are only required if you want back-up power for your home or business. Batteries are also required if you wish to be totally “off the grid.” Without batteries, the system has no way to store power.
How do solar cells generate electricity?
Answer: Photovoltaic cells can be thought of as solar radiation collectors. PV catches photons from the sun and pushes around electrons with them, this creates voltage. This voltage is then transformed by an inverter and fed into the existing electrical system to be used in place of utility supplied power.
Are the solar panels fragile?
Answer: No, they strong. They pass hail tests, and are even used in Artic conditions!
What is net-metering?
Answer: For owners of solar systems, net metering provides an opportunity to receive a credit for excess electricity produced and passed on to your local utility company, which then can be utilized at a later time. This means that if you are not at home or not operating your business, you are not consuming power the excess power will be sent back into the grid. When this happens your electric meter will spin backwards during the day. You are basically selling excess energy to the grid.
How long will the system last?
Answer: Solar panels come with a 25-year power warranty from the manufacturer. Inverters typically have warranties for up to 10 years. The remainder of the system has a 5-year warranty on materials and workmanship. You can also purchase extended warranties.
What does grid-tie mean?
Answer: This means that your solar system is connected to your local utility (HECO (Oahu), HELCO (Big Island), MECO (Maui), or KUC (Kauai). This allows you to trade electricity in the “grid.” When your solar system is producing excess electricity, the power is automatically fed out to the local utility company (HECO, HELCO, MECO, or KUC), and your account is credited as if you sold the electricity to the grid.
How long does it take to Install a PV system?
Answer: Typical residential systems take from 1 to 2 days to install. More complex systems, commercial systems, ground mounted systems and systems with batteries may take longer.
Can I use solar systems to heat water?
Answer: Yes, however, solar thermal (solar hot water) is cheaper and more efficient. Solar hot water can cut your heating costs by 40%.
What about storms? Will insurance cover my solar system?
Answer: Yes, when you purchase a solar system for your home or business, notify your insurance company, they are obligated to insure your system, just as they insure the rest of your household items.
How long does solar systems take to pay for itself?
Answer: The amount of time varies. Typically this period is 6-8 years for Residential systems and 2-3 years for Commercial systems.
Do solar hot water or solar panels have to be mounted on my roof?
Answer: Panels are most often mounted on the roof, but can also be mounted on the ground or upon other support structures such as awnings, parking lot covers, and lanai covers.
What is the optimum way for residential customers to invest in solar systems?
Answer: The best thing for you is to purchase your system. However not all of us can do this. Other options do exist for finding the right system and financing options, please contact us for more information on how we can help!
Where can I Learn More?
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Hawaii Solar Energy Association:
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