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A Solar System May Actually Increase Your Home's Resale Value

According to a recent study by ICF Consulting (funded by HUD and the EPA) energy saving measures such as solar can add $20 of home value for every $1 of yearly energy cost savings.


Advantages Of The Sun Starter System Design Versus A Conventional Solar System Design.

Productive

  • Per-module MPPT maximizes energy production.

  • Increases resilience to shade, dust and debris.

  • High conversion efficiency.

  • Increased system up-time.

  • Greater production in low-light conditions.

Reliable

  • No single point of failure.

  • Design reduces component stress.

  • Very low internal temperature rise.

  • Designed to NEMA 6P rating.

Smart

  • 24/7 monitoring available on a per-module basis.

  • Eliminates concern about where to place a large inverter.

  • Dramatically reduced installation design.

  • Modules can be mis-matched and added as your requirements grow.

  • Panels do not need to be collocated.


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AS RELIABLE AS THE SUN

Click Here To Learn Why Mitsubishi Has Earned Our Highest Rating For Performance, Reliability, Eco Friendliness And Safety


We're One Of The Oldest Most Trusted Companies In The Solar Electric Industry

Solarhome.com was founded by Solar Home, Inc., one of the oldest, most trusted names in the solar industry. Take a look at our history and you'll find that we've been selling top of the line solar products directly to the public far longer than Home Depot®, BP Solar®, Sunpower® and GE Solar®. In fact when it comes to experience, we've been in the solar electric business longer than 98% of the solar companies in business today.


Some Of The Longest Warranties In The Industry

While some brands only offer a 20 or less warranty. The solar panels that are used in these Solar Home systems come with a 25 year factory warranty. The inverters come with a 10 year factory warranty, which are among the longest warranties in the industry.


Before You Buy !

Click here to learn ten buying tips to use when shopping for a solar system.


A Great Investment

Does Buying A Solar Energy System For Your Home Or Business Make Financial Sense ?

How Does A 2 Year Or Even Less Payback Period Sound ?

 
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Solar Home only uses solar panels that have been manufactured with solar cells that have been cut from solid ingots of silicon.

When shopping for solar panels, always insist on solar panels that use solar cells that have been cut from a solid silicon ingot.

Many of the solar panels that are on the market that use solar cells that are not cut from solid silicon ingots may offer lower efficiencies, poorer tolerances or lesser warranties.

No thin film, ribbons, bows or strings attached.


Simply Better Components

In an effort to be more competitive, many dealers have resorted to offering thin light duty mounting rails that require many more roof penetrations, and solar panels with poorer per Watt PTC ratings and or solar panels that use cells that are not cut from a solid ingot of silicon.
 
Here at Solar Home we never skimp on quality. Every system that we sell includes only the very best heavy duty components available on today's market.
 
And that's not just talk. In a side by side comparison we'll prove why our name brand top of the line equipment outperforms the competition hands down at a price that can't be beat.


Strong I Beam Mounting Rails

I beams have a long proven history in the construction industry. The I beam's efficient load bearing design lends itself perfectly for securing your investment into solar onto your roof's surface.

Great News ! For An Extremely Limited Time We Will Upgrade The U.S. Made Unirac Clicksys Mount System In This Kit To The Even Higher Strength U.S. Made, Unirac Standard SolarMount Mounting System At No Additional Cost. Offer Ends Soon.

While Supplies Last


Low Cost C Shaped Rails Without A Factory Warranty Or Even No Mounting Racks At All In Their "Complete Systems" Are Not Allowed In Any Of Our Systems.

The thinner C shaped rail that many other dealers offer provides a flimsier design and don't even come with a factory warranty. To prove our point ask your dealer to provide a sample of their C shaped mounting rail. Lay the sample on its side and simply stand on it.

Note what happens to this rail. Next try the same thing with a SolarMount beam rail from Unirac and you'll know right away which design offers you more piece of mind.

 Because many C shaped rails use far less aluminum, the result is a flimsier design which will require many more holes drilled into your roof to provide the rigidity that is necessary to support the solar panels. Drilling more holes into your roof can increase labor costs as well as increase the risk of a leak.

Also Unirac SolarMount's taller rail provides more air flow for increased cooling. Solar electric panels work off of light not heat. Heat is a solar panel's worst enemy, the cooler a solar panels is, the more power it will produce.

Always ask your dealer to show you a sample of the mounting rails the he's going to use on your roof. ******

Important: If you've been provided with a quote with no mention of the brand or model number of the mounting system that your dealer is using, then we can almost guaranty that the dealer is probably trying to sell you one of the many low cost, thin aluminum racks that are available on the market. This is a common practice amongst less reputable  dealers. Always demand to see a full list of material including brands and models and ALWAYS ask for a copy of the mounting system's factory warranty.


Why Do We Post Our System Prices While Our Competitors Simply Refuse To ?

Click here to learn how to avoid the typical tactics that are used by sales people to convince you to buy their overpriced solar systems.


Why Choose Solar Home ?

Click here to learn why you should choose Solar Home over the competition.


Unmatched Service

  • Our experienced staff will help you choose the right system.

  • We'll also help you file the State's paperwork.

  •  Use our referral list of experienced B licensed contractors and C-10 licensed electricians to professionally install your system or hire your own preferred installer. The choice is yours.++

  • Our factory authorized service center (One of the largest in California) will be here if you ever need our services.


We're Here To Help

We understand that solar energy may be new for you and that you may have many questions regarding your purchase, that's ok, you'll find that our staff is not only knowledgeable and friendly but actually enthusiastic about helping a customer with a new installation. All of us here at Solar Home believes firmly in a clean renewable " Solar Electric Future " and anything that we can do to make that future a reality is our mission.


Download the Mitsubishi PV-UJ218G6 spec sheet

Click here to learn more about grid intertie systems

Click here to download the 29 page PDF version of Buying A Photovoltaic Solar Electric System: A Consumer's Guide

Click here to learn about California's rebate program in a nutshell !


Attention !

If you've received a quote from Home Depot®, any SunPower® dealer or from any dealer for that matter, bring it to us and we'll beat it hands down !

In fact in most cases we can save you thousands of dollars. Not only will we beat their price but you'll receive top of the line, name brand product and the service and support that you deserve !*

 


We're so sure that ours is the best product at the best price, that we'll beat any nationally advertised price on our same, in stock, top of the line solar system or your system is free.


 

With the cost of gasoline, natural gas and electricity going through the roof !, it is now time to start thinking about your energy budget as a whole.

You can't make your own gasoline and you can't make your own natural gas, but now you CAN make your own electricity. And the best part about it is that the fuel to make own electricity falls from the sky everyday for free. 

Thousands of utility customers throughout the U.S., who were tired of the high cost of electricity have taken advantage of the huge rebates and tax credits which are available for the installation of solar energy systems on their homes and businesses.

The Federal Government is offering a 30% tax credit with absolutely no cap residential and commercial applications. And unlike like the old solar energy systems of yesteryear that only produced hot water, these new systems actually produce electricity ! Clean reliable electricity to run lights, TVs, pumps, refrigerators, computers and many other appliances, all with free energy from the Sun.

The staff here at Solar Home are experts in the design and implementation of systems that qualify for many State rebate programs. We offer free assistance in the design of your system and can even assist you with the submission of your application to your State.

Depending on the size system you choose and the number of loads you have running during the day, it is actually possible watch the power company's meter run backwards.


 




654 DC Watt Peak Solar Array

 

NEW AND DRAMATICALLY IMPROVED 2010 MODEL

Mitsubishi Has Proven To Be The Most Reliable, Highest Selling, High Performance Solar Panel That We've Offered In Our Company's 12 Year History.

We've Sold Multi-Megawatts Worth Of Mitsubishi Solar Panels Without A Single Failure To Date !

You Simply Cannot Buy A More Reliable, High Performance Solar Panel Anywhere.

 

        

List Price $4,526.00

Sale Price

$2,829.00

Next subtract the limited time Federal 30% income tax credit. and your final system cost can be as low as approximately :*

$1,980.30

If you don't live in Edison territory, then click here to see what kind of financial incentives your state is offering.



The Sun Starter III system includes all of the following :

 
Qty. 3 Top Of The Line Mitsubishi PV-UJ218G6 218 Watt, High Efficiency,  True Grid Tie Class Solar Panels With A 25 Year Factory Warranty And MC Connectors !

Qty. 3 The Top Of The Line CEC Approved Enphase M190/D380-72 Micro Grid Intertie Inverters.

Qty. 1 The Top Of The Line Enphase M190-72 Micro Inverter Installation Kit.

Qty. 1 High Quality Unirac Roof Mounting System.

Includes MC Quick Connect Plugs.

Includes a 15 year Enphase inverter warranty and 25 year Mitsubishi Electric solar panel warranty.

This System Is Expandable !

Ask us about the optional EMU (Energy Management Unit) which is a communications gateway device which relays performance statistics from the Micro-inverters to the Enphase Enlighten™ website where the performance of each and every solar panel in this system can be monitored over the Internet.

Ask Us About Our Larger Sun Starter Systems


 Power Production 

This is a 654 peak DC watt utility intertie system has a peak AC output of 597 watts and a CEC rated output of 570.00 watts and with 5 hours of peak sunshine, this system will produce up to 85.5 kilowatt hours per month. With 6 hours of peak sunshine, this system will produce up to 102.6 kilowatt hours per month. *

Your site's average solar resource as well as its average peak sunshine hours and resultant system output will vary depending on your site's geographic location and other factors which are listed at the bottom of this page.***

Click here to view a map depicting U.S. annual average solar resource data measured in kilowatt hours per meter squared per day.

Click here to learn the difference between a solar panel's STC rating versus its PTC rating.


YOUR INVERTER RUNNETH OVER

Just like you can overfill a cup with coffee, you can easily overpower a micro inverter with too large of a solar panel.

This Is Important To Know !

If you're considering a micro inverter solar system, you absolutely must read this before spending a dime with any solar dealer !

Click Here To Learn More

 


 

We Challenge Anyone To Find A Higher Performance, Higher Quality, Better Priced Solar System From Any Dealer In The Country.

Compare This System To Many Of Our Competitor's Offerings To Many Of Our Competitor's Offerings And You'll Find That We Offer:

  • Top of the line big name brand Japanese engineered Mitsubishi solar panels.

  • High efficiency Polycrystalline technology.

  • Solar cells that are cut from a solid ingot of silicon.

  • No Canadian UMG Lower Efficiency Solar Cells.

  • High tech, Unirac ClickSys I beam mounting rails.
    (Free Upgrade From Unirac ClickSys To Higher Strength Unirac SolarMount System !)


  • No low efficiency thin film or thin cells in these solar panels.

  • No toxic cadmium or lead in these solar panels.

  • And a much, much lower price than the competition.

You Can Shop All You Want

Lowes®, Sam's Club®, Home Depot®, Or Any Dealer On The Planet.

Absolutely No Other Micro Inverter System On The Market Even Comes Close To Offering All Of These Features At This Price.......PERIOD !


Only The Finest Available Products

This revolutionary new grid tie inverter will revolutionize the way grid tie solar systems are implemented. Imagine being able to monitor the performance of each and every solar panel in your system as well as being able to maximize your energy harvest. With a 331 year MTBF (mean Time Between failure) rate, this inverter re-writes the book on reliability.

When it comes to purchasing a solar system for your home or business it is crucial that you take a very close look at the solar panels that the dealer is offering you. After all, solar panels are the workhorse of any solar system. Far too many consumers simply purchase what ever it is that a dealer happens to have available without even looking at a specification sheet. Performance that is lacking by just a few percentage points or an inferior warranty can make all the difference in the world over the expected life of a solar panel.

With more than ten years of experience operating our own state of the art, in-house solar repair center, we know what technologies perform well in the real world and what technologies do not.

 Over the years, we've seen expensive, name brand, solar panels fail only after a few months worth of use. We've even seen popular U.S. made solar panels fail soon after the manufacturer closed its doors leaving its customers with no warranty.

This is why it is important that you choose a solar panel manufacturer that is well established in the industry and has the financial strength to be there if the need arises. This is exactly why we chose Mitsubishi Electric for our Sunstarter series solar systems.

Anyone can build a solar panel that works here on Earth, now strap that same solar panel to a rocket that subjects it to 8 Gs of bone jarring thrust and then expose it to high energy cosmic rays as well as temperatures that can soar as high as 300oC and now you have engineered a solar panel.

 That's exactly the type of expertise that has been perfected by Mitsubishi Electric engineers that began when they established their space satellite business more than 30 years ago.

Building on that experience and utilizing the latest state of the art patented process for manufacturing multi-crystalline silicon, Mitsubishi Electric has achieved real world efficiencies, tolerance levels and reliability that was once thought to be impossible. And unlike other manufacturers they did it without using toxic lead in their panels. Since 1974 Mitsubishi Electric is one of the oldest and most trusted names in the industry.

Because Mitsubishi Electric cares about the environment they use absolutely no toxic lead in the manufacture of their solar panels. Instead they use silver electrodes which not only protects our precious environment but also enhances efficiency which is why Mitsubishi solar panels outperforms many of their competitors and gives you a bigger rebate at a better price per watt. A typical conventional 3 kW solar array uses up to  864,000 milligrams of lead. A Mitsubishi 3 kW array uses Zero lead.

Next we add one of the finest mounting systems available today. The UniRac system is unsurpassed in quality and durability, rated to withstand 120 miles per hour wind speeds, UniRac are engineered to last a lifetime.

Finally we top off our systems with the best price that you'll find anywhere. In fact, we're so sure that ours is the best deal available, that we'll beat any nationally advertised price on our same, in stock, top of the line systems or your system is free.

Unlike other dealers that will sell you a barebones system, our premium quality kits include everything you see listed above.

Click On This Map To See Your State's Solar Financial Incentives.


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A Solar Electric System May Actually Increase Your Home's Value

A study by ICF Consulting which was funded by the Housing and Urban Development Department and the EPA concluded that energy saving measures such as solar can add $20.00 of home value for every $1.00 in yearly energy cost savings.

Click here to view a reprint of ICF Consulting's report titled : Evidence Of Rational Market Valuations For Home Energy Efficiency. Where the $20.00 increase for every $1.00 in yearly energy costs savings is explained.

The Sun Starter III Grid Intertie system is perfect for reducing your monthly electric bill. No batteries are needed because this system utilizes a grid intertie power conditioning unit. You'll actually become a mini power company selling power back to your utility company while the sun is shining. If your power production exceeds your power consumption, depending on the type of meter you have you will be able to actually watch your meter run backwards, what a sight !


Call toll free at 1-888-955-3471 for further information concerning this system.

     





IMPORTANT NOTICES

Many states as well as local municipalities permit the home owner to perform a self installation of this system as long as the system is installed according to current NEC electrical codes. Although this may be permitted, Solar Home, Inc. highly recommends that the installation of this system be performed only by a licensed electrician.

Installation of the above listed system exposes the installer to voltages and currents that are considered lethal and can cause injury or even death if not installed properly. The decision to self install any part of this system is entirely up to the consumer's discretion. Solar Home, Inc. and Solar Home, Inc. Assumes no responsibility or liability for loss or damage, whether direct, indirect, consequential or incidental, which might arise out of the installation or use of any of these products. Self installation of any of the above listed products shall be entirely at the user's risk.

Only one system per household at these discount prices. No layaways or rain checks permitted. Sale may end without notice.

This is a limited time offer. No layaways or rainchecks. Only one system per household, person or business at this specially discounted price. Sorry no exceptions.

System only includes the items that are listed above. System does not include lag bolts, bare copper grounding wire or AC circuit breakers.
These inexpensive items will differ from installation to installation and should be supplied by the installation contractor once he or she has determined your specific requirements based on the assessment of your site.

*The above system price does not include sales tax or installation.
If you live in California then sales tax will apply to the base price. The average installation rate for the above system is approximately $1.00 to $2.00 per Watt. This installation estimate does not included permit fees or unusual engineering requirements. Tax credit amounts are approximations. Please see your tax preparer to make sure that you qualify for this tax credit in the manner in which it has been presented here. Shipping is extra.

**(Your rebate amount may vary depending on expected system performance and will be calculated based on equipment ratings and installation factors, such as geographic location, tilt, and shading.)

***Peak sunshine is defined as sunshine which is available during clear sky conditions between the hours of 9 AM and 3 PM. The 5 to 6 hour peak sunshine energy production examples depicted above are meant for reference purposes only, and are typical only for certain areas of Southern California, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. Your site's number of peak sunshine hours and thus your system's performance will vary depending on factors such as, geographic location, the angle at which your solar panels are tilted, time of year, degree of annual cloud cover, pollutants in the air, dirt and guano (bird droppings) build up on the solar modules, time of day, solar module age, obstacles to sunlight such as trees and buildings, and the direction that the solar modules are pointed at.

**** Your home value increase results if any, may vary significantly from this example. To determine the actual amount that your home might appreciate after installing this solar electric system, please consult a licensed appraiser. Information concerning ICF's findings is being presented for informational purposes only. The decision as to whether or not to include these finding when calculating any return on investment or payback time is solely up to the consumer. Solar Home Inc. is not in the business of accessing home values and hereby makes no claim whatsoever regarding the accuracy or validity of the ICF report.

*****Illustrations may not be to exact scale or shape. Illustrations depicting competing products are not representative of any particular manufacturer's brand or model. The photos that are depicted above, if any, are of large ground mount, multi-megawatt solar installations and are not meant to illustrate the specific products that are included in this particular system. The products that are included in the system are listed above under the heading: "The xxxx System Includes All Of The Following:"

++Solar Home, Inc. maintains a nationwide list of contractors/installers that may be provided to our customers upon request solely as a convenience. Solar Home, Inc. is not a contractor and as such we do not sub-contract installation services to anyone. In addition we do not make contractor/installer recommendations. And as always, we highly recommend that you always verify that any contractor or installer that you are considering possesses the necessary licensing, certification, bonding and insurance. In addition, always check references before signing any contract. The decision to use any contractor/installer on this list is entirely at your own risk. Should you decide to use any contractor/installer from this list, you hereby agree that Solar Home, Inc. under no circumstance shall be held liable for the following: (1) third-party claims against you for damages; (2) loss of, or damage to, your person or property; or (3) economic consequential damages (including lost profits, savings or interest paid) or incidental damages even if we are informed of their possibility.

The Home Depot® and SunPower® are the registered trademarks of Home Depot Inc. and Sun Power Corporation respectively. Solar Home Inc. has absolutely no association with either of these companies.

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