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  • Location:

    Freeburg, PA

  • System Size:

    5.075 kW

  • Estimated Monthly Production:

    470 kWh

  • Projected Savings This Year:

    $777

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For Curtis the recent utility rate hikes were a big driver in his family’s decision to go solar, but the environment was a factor too. They live seven miles away from a coal-fired power plant. “It is disgusting to see how many train car loads it takes to run that power plant every day,” says Curtis.

Curtis started his search by making a long list of solar companies. “I checked out quite a few companies and, as I got toward the end of the page, I saw an Astrum Solar car in my neighbor’s driveway,” said Curtis. “I checked Astrum out with the Better Business Bureau and since my neighbor was happy with the company, I knew I‘d feel the same as he did.” The company’s appearance was also a factor for Curtis: “The minute I saw another company drive up in an old pickup truck with garbage in the back, I knew they weren’t for me. Appearance is everything when you are going to spend $30,000-40,000. It was a big red flag.”

She is extremely neat so when Astrum Solar came to install her system, I explained how she is about her home. They did an unbelievable job and my mother-in-law is extremely happy.

Astrum Solar lived up to its reputation for making going solar painless and worry-free by explaining everything at each step in the process to the family. “It was just a very good experience. Every question we ever had was answered. I honestly don’t think we could have gotten that from any other company.” This was particularly important since Curtis had convinced his mother-in-law Patricia, who lives in a home next door, to go solar at the same time.

“My mother-in-law is on social security and, after her recent winter electric bills, she was looking to lower her monthly expenditures. I also explained to her that if she ever goes to sell her home, the solar panels will increase her home value and make it easier to sell. Her electric bill was $10 last month. She is dancing she is so pleased.”

“She is extremely neat so when Astrum Solar came to install her system, I explained to the team how she is about her home. They did an unbelievable job and my mother-in-law is extremely happy,” says Curtis. “This was a big deal for us. Astrum also did a beautiful job with our installation. The solar panels blend in very well with our roof.”

Curtis checks out his online performance monitor all the time and has access online to the two other Astrum Solar systems in his neighborhood. He especially likes scrolling to the bottom of the screen to see how much beneficial environmental impact the three solar systems are generating together. “It is just great. When the sun is shining, we are all making power and that is what counts,” said Curtis. “My wife and I will be adding 11 more panels soon so we can generate even more electricity.”

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