Why is pigeon proofing your solar at install so important?

Solar Pigeon Proofing – An ounce of prevention will save your many pounds of disgusting mess! Isn’t this gross??? If you are thinking about solar, make sure solar pigeon proofing is included in the install price for your solar panels in Las Vegas.   You know that old saying that “an ounce of prevention is […]

What does a Solar Production Warranty mean?

Many solar companies guarantee production. What does a solar production warranty mean and how does it protect you? There are two kinds of guarantees that involve system production on a solar array. The manufacturer of the solar panels guarantees production over time with a Power Output Warranty. That warranty ensures your solar system will perform […]

Solar Tax Credit Extended

Solar Tax Credit Extended at 26% for an additional 2 years Solar Tax Credit has been extended at 26% for 2 more years. The solar industry got a holiday wish granted at the very end of 2020. Just as the solar tax credit was about to ramp down to 22% in 2021 then 10% in […]

Comparing Solar Workmanship Warranties

In NV, state law mandates that all solar installers offer a 10 year workmanship and roof penetration warranty. When you go solar, your roof warranty is voided, so this backstops and guarantees that you are protected. That leads to a question. If another company is offering you a 25 year labor warranty, isn’t that a […]

How to get your NV Energy Bill

Downloading your power bill from NV Energy is easy! Just log in and follow these easy steps.    This is how to get your NV Energy Bill. Step 1: Log into your account at NV Energy. You’ll need your user ID and password. If you do not have an account, you’ll need to create one […]

Solar questions: Getting An Electric Vehicle?

Getting an Electric Vehicle? How many more solar panels will you need? How exciting! You’ve decided to buy an electric vehicle. You are going to love the silent, clean ride! So, how much more solar will you need to charge it? Well, that depends on how big your new ride’s battery is and how many […]

Are you getting an error in Enlighten?

Have you noticed that your Enlighten is no longer showing data? Your Envoy may need to be reset or reconnected to your wi-fi network. Click the link below for step-by-step instructions to get it talking again. https://enphase.com/en-us/support/envoy-offline If you have the mobile app you can also access the steps using the app. If after following […]

Do you use Nextdoor?

There is a great neighborhood specific app called Nextdoor. It let’s you chat with verified neighbors within about 2 miles of your home. Only the people who live in the area can see your neighborhood posts. Nextdoor just added the ability to recommend a business and tag them in conversations. Telling your neighbors what it […]

The cheapest kilowatt hour is the one you never use

Solar Production Warranty

At Robco, we believe in reducing demand as much as you can so that you can buy less equipment and get more offset from your system. This week we had a few conversations with customers about energy efficiency. They had older homes and pretty big power bills. Instead of recommending larger solar arrays to reduce […]

What’s a fire setback? Why does it matter for solar installations?

When we look at a rooftop for solar, the goal is to replace as much of the customer’s current power use with solar as we can. However, all installers must obey certain rules when designing solar PV systems. One of the most important considerations in design is to comply with fire setbacks. This is a […]