Frequently Asked Questions About Our
Solar Services

Solar energy uses the sun’s rays for generating electricity or heating or water in your home or pool. It is an unlimited, renewable resource able to generate energy in a quiet, clean, and reliable environment.

Transitioning to solar energy presents numerous advantages. Lowering your energy bills, reducing carbon footprint, and augmenting your property’s value are just a few. At Affordable Solar Services in Palm Bay, Fl, we make solar energy accessible and affordable for everyone.


Solar pool heating also allows our customers in the Space Coast to swim year round in comfortable water temperature. It get’s cool in the winter, but we still love to swim!

Depending on what type of solar you install will determine how it will work. 


For electricity: installed solar panel with inverters capture sunlight and convert it into electricity using photovoltaic cells. This generated energy can power your home appliances, HVAC systems, and more. Any excess energy is sent back to the grid, earning you credits on your energy bill.


Solar pool heating and water heating are a little different which we will be explaining here soon. 

This answer can vary depending on how much electricity you use and how efficient the appliances you operate are. In general, expect to generate excess electricity in the winter (when usage is lower), which can offset the energy you use from the grid in the summer.

We offer a variety of financing options, tailored to your unique needs. Each option has its benefits and drawbacks, and our expert team can guide you through this decision-making process.

Comparing solar quotes, consider not just the total costs and projected savings, but also the equipment quality and installer’s reputation. At Affordable Solar Services, we ensure you get a high-quality installation, superior customer service, and valuable after-sales support.

The duration of the installation process varies depending on the size and complexity of the system. If we are talking about the actual installation process, most residential solar systems are up and running within 1 to 3 days. For the straight answer – it will take about 2-3 months for the entire solar project to be completed due to planning, ordering the materials, and getting all the permits from city officials.

Yes! We stand by our quality of work at Affordable Solar Services, offering a LIFETIME guarantee on our installations. Furthermore, solar panels usually come with a manufacturer’s warranty that covers the panels for 25 years.

Typically, grid-tied solar systems shut off during power outages for safety. However, with a battery storage system, your solar installation can power essential loads during an outage. Speak with us to explore more about your options.

If you are a homeowner with a roof that receives sunlight most of the day and you’re tired of hefty energy bills, you’re likely ready for solar! Contact us for a free consultation and site assessment to evaluate your readiness and potential savings.

When installed properly, solar panels won’t damage your roof. In fact, they can even protect the area of the roof they cover. Our team of certified solar installers ensure a safe and secure installation that respects the integrity of your roof.

The condition of your roof can impact the installation of solar panels. If your roof needs repair or replacement within the next few years, we recommend getting this done before installing solar panels. Our experienced team can work closely with your roofer for a smooth installation process.

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Yes. Solar PV systems do not necessarily have to be installed on your primary residence for you to claim the tax credit. However, the residential federal solar tax credit cannot be claimed when you put a solar PV system on a rental unit you own, though it may be eligible for the business ITC under IRC Section 48. Which specifies that eligible solar electric property expenditures must be “for use at a dwelling unit located in the United States and used as a residence by the taxpayer

Absolutely! Solar pool heaters are an efficient and eco-friendly way to keep your pool warm. They utilize solar collectors to absorb the sun’s heat and transfer it to your pool.

Solar panels demand minimal maintenance. Regular cleaning and an occasional inspection to ensure optimal performance will suffice. With Affordable Solar Services, you get ongoing support and maintenance assistance.

Solar systems can increase your property value and make your home more appealing to buyers. If you own your solar system, you can include its cost in your home’s selling price. If you lease your system, you can transfer the lease to the new homeowner.

Yes, we do! Affordable Solar Services extends its expertise to commercial properties. Whether you’re a small business or a large corporation, we can design a solar system that fits your energy needs and budget.

Please contact us for more information or if you have further questions. We’re here to help you transition to clean, affordable solar energy.

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