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How Thermacon Helps You Go Solar

Let's Go Solar
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Let's Go Solar

Here in the Pinehurst, Texas, area, we experience a warm climate throughout much of the year. Keeping your home cool and comfortable can become very expensive, especially during the summer months, but solar options make cooling more affordable.

SunSource Solar Modules

Lennox is well-known in the HVAC industry as one of the top manufacturers of heating and cooling products. Its product line now includes the SunSource Home Energy System, which allows the user to create and harness solar energy. Using your own storage of solar energy reduces the need to rely on electric companies for this type of power, helping to lower your energy bills each month. You could even qualify for a credit on your electricity bill if you don’t end up using all of the solar energy you store in a month.

How It Works

As the system attracts and generates solar energy from the sun, it will first use that stored energy to provide power to the heat pump and/or air conditioner, depending on which you are currently using. But if neither the heat pump or air conditioner is running, the solar energy also works to provide power to any electronics and appliances within your home. The extra power that you don’t use goes back to the utility company, which can earn you a credit, as mentioned above. The installation process is simple and doesn’t require major home renovations or changes, which is necessary for many other solar energy options.

Benefits of Solar Energy

Not only can using solar energy save you a lot of money on heating and cooling costs, but it can also reduce your impact on the environment. The typical homeowner uses a lot of energy to keep the home comfortable, which requires power plants to generate that electricity. Power plants produce greenhouse gas emissions, which are harmful to our environment. As people use less power, the power plants can operate less. Instead of relying on any other type of power source, solar energy simply harnesses the power of the sun to reduce the cost of the HVAC operations in your home.

Cost of SolarSource

Investing in a solar-powered system might seem like it’s way out of your price range, but the options available through SunSource Home Energy Systems are surprisingly affordable. You can simply upgrade to a Lennox high-efficiency heat pump and/or air conditioner, which will come ready to use with solar energy. Start small with a few solar modules, and add more as your budget allows. You only need four to six modules to get started with solar energy, but as you increase the number, you'll find that you have more solar energy available for use.

Homeowners may also qualify for tax credits when they upgrade to solar-powered HVAC systems, which can help offset the initial cost.

Available Units from Thermacon

At Thermacon, we are an authorized Lennox dealer with experience in selling and installing products from the SunSource Home Energy line. We currently offer air conditioners and heat pumps that work with the solar modules, making it easier than ever to use solar energy to heat and cool your home. You can find several air conditioner and heat pump options that accommodate homes of all sizes, ensuring that your new unit will keep up with the needs of your family. We also offer maintenance plans in the area.

Here in the southeastern Texas, the climate is ideal for heat pumps and solar energy because of our warm climate. A heat pump is more efficient than a furnace and works well in areas that don’t get too cold during the wintertime. Using a solar-compatible heat pump can further increase energy efficiency and save you a lot of money on heating costs.

The first step in taking advantage of the major cost savings and reduced energy usage that come along with solar energy is a personalized consultation to learn more about the system. At Thermacon, we can easily provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision. Start saving energy and money while heating and cooling your home by calling Thermacon Service Company, Inc. for your solar energy needs at 866-797-1535.

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