Solar Energy

Leading the Way

At Lighthouse we are always looking to find ways to do better. Our team of experts are always learning from our projects, partners, and industry as a whole and are happy to share our knowledge. Here you will find some of our latest industry happenings, technical tips and new product offerings.

Solar Panels For Your Home

Every solar consumer listens to various sales pitches on what is the best solar panel for their home. At Lighthouse we have built our business on three distinct pillars. We stay agnostic to brands.Smart designs make better systems with better prices.Use the...

Our Take On The Tesla Rooftop Solar Panel

We’ve been hearing a lot of buzz in the industry surrounding Tesla’s recent announcement of the “Tesla Solar Roof” product. Being designers and installers of solar technologies we wanted to share some of our thoughts on this product announcement and hopefully clear up...

How Can Net Metering Benefit You?

Net Metering is a system that allows you to send the excess electricity your system produces back to the electricity grid and receive credits that can then be applied to your utility bill. Without net metering, a homeowner must pay for the electricity they use at...

The Seasonality of Solar Energy Production

As an owner of a solar system or when considering going solar, it’s helpful to understand what your system will output over the course of the four seasons. Here in the northeastern United States we do see significant variation in daily energy output from our systems...

What Else Can Solar System Do?

Given the number of installations we are performing to meet customer demand, it is easy to forget some of the powerful opportunities solar has for many of our customers. Solar is inherently modular, which leads us to think that every system is a slight variation on...

Choosing The Right Inverter for Solar Panels

One of the most important questions to ask when designing a solar array is, “What type of inverter does the system need?” Which inverter will provide maximum production for the best price? Every grid connected photovoltaic (PV) solar system needs an inverter. It’s the...