Switching to Solar with Marlin Languis

As climate change intensifies and alternative energy options become more economical, residents and businesses throughout Central Ohio have begun to realize the benefits of switching to solar energy. This blog series highlights the experiences of various Ecohouse Solar clients as they’ve made the switch. Part 1 Marlin Languis is an 88 year-old resident of Columbus. […]

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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Solar Project

In July 2020, Ecohouse Solar installed a 65 KW solar electric system on the new Education Center at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Ecohouse is working with Moody Nolan Architects ,  Miles McClellan Construction and McNaughten-McKay Electric on this clean energy project.   The Columbus Zoo is standing behind its commitment to sustainability, and working to […]

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New Solar Technology

Ecohouse Solar serves the residential and small commercial solar market in the Central Ohio area, and has been doing so since 2008.  As part of our work, we track new developments in solar technology so that we can offer our customers the best options when we design their solar electric systems. This technology is continually […]

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Meet Our Intern Grace:

My name is Grace Maley and I grew up in Bexley, Ohio. I am now a rising senior at Middlebury College in Vermont, where I am completing a joint-major in Environmental Studies and Economics. I have always loved spending time outdoors and enjoying nature, but I never thought I would focus my entire college education […]

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Ready for 100

Across the nation, cities are signing up for the Ready For 100 Challenge. This campaign, created by the Sierra Club, involves a pledge to commit to the use of 100% renewable energy for all community members. This equity focused mission connects energy justice with the need for clean energy as the impacts of climate change […]

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Why Comparing Solar Quotes is Not “Apples to Apples”

Price.  Price per Watt.  Monthly payment amount.  These are a few financially-driven metrics which customers may consider when comparing different quotes from solar providers. However, price alone can be deceiving. You may have heard the phrase “You get what you pay for,” and in many cases that’s true. In many others, the highest cost provider […]

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How will solar power and Net Metering affect my utility bill?

Once solar is installed on your home or business, the power runs any electrical appliance being used. This includes air-conditioning, lights, computers, televisions, and possibly your stove, hot water heater or furnace. Using solar energy instead of electricity from the grid decreases your electric bill. If your home or office needs more energy than your […]

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Have you considered a cash-out refinance?

 It could be a great time to refinance. Why not add solar with a cash-out? Today’s markets are seeing some volatility, without a doubt. Many people with substantial stock portfolios are looking for ways to shelter themselves from this kind of risk moving forward. Because rates have fallen significantly, many are also finding it a […]

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Customer Spotlight: Dr. Longya Xu

Dr. Longya Xu is an IEEE Fellow and professor at The Ohio State University. He became an Ecohouse Solar customer in 2015. We installed a 5.6 kW solar electric system on his home in Dublin consisting of 20 SolarWorld 280W mono modules with a SolarEdge 6000A inverter. Ecohouse recently added squirrel guard to protect his […]

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The Ecohouse Solar Foundation

Ecohouse Solar is announcing that starting January, 2020, we have initiated the Ecohouse Solar Foundation. It is administered by the Columbus Foundation in Columbus Ohio. The purpose of the Ecohouse Solar Foundation is to fund solar projects for non-profits whose mission it is to provide better housing for low income people in the Central Ohio […]

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Ecohouse is committed to the highest level of service for our customers and to using high quality solar materials on all of our installations. Our work and our solar energy services in Columbus, OH, are designed to last for 25 years or more and come with warranties to match.

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