Oops, We Did It Again…

Oops, We Did It Again…

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MOXIE Named to CBJ's Fastest Growing Companies List for 5th Straight Year No, that Brittney Spears pop song wasn't about us, but it could have been. America's Solar Company has again been recognized as a fastest growing company in the Eastern Iowa Corridor. This recent recognition comes from the Corridor Business Journal, a weekly newspaper for the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor. Although MOXIE now has locations in 14 states, our headquarters have always been located in North Liberty, IA, right in the heart of the Corridor. The annual Fastest Growing Companies event identifies and honors the region’s most dynamic companies that have made significant contributions to the local economy. Honorees are ranked "according to revenue growth over a two-year period; both dollar and percentage increases are taken into account." In…
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These 8 Heroes “Moxied Up” and Saved Big on Solar

These 8 Heroes “Moxied Up” and Saved Big on Solar

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Anyone who meets the challenge of creating a more sustainable future by installing solar energy for their home or business is a hero in our eyes. But there are some heroes in this country who fit the definition of MOXIE long before any solar panels were installed. Since announcing EMPOWERMED and Watts for Warriors, MOXIE has helped hundreds of healthcare professionals, first responders, and military heroes across the nation install solar energy systems at steeply discounted costs. Not only are these hardworking heroes getting near at-cost home solar panel systems and an immediate $1,000 support, but they're also setting themselves up for massive long-term energy savings by taking advantage of current solar incentives and locking in their future energy costs. A few months back, we shared uplifting stories of the…
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MOXIE Featured on 2020 Top Solar Contractors List

MOXIE Featured on 2020 Top Solar Contractors List

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Solar Power World magazine’s annual list includes North Liberty-based solar installer for a third straight year Although the COVID-19 pandemic is the immediate crisis unfolding at the moment, mitigating climate change is also an urgent issue. Solar PV installation is one way to help reduce greenhouse gases from fossil fuels. Solar Power World has recognized the efforts of solar contractors across the United States in its 2020 Top Solar Contractors list, where local solar installer MOXIE achieved a rank of 121 out of 407 companies. The list also shows that MOXIE is now the 31st largest residential solar contractor in the nation. The Top Solar Contractors list is developed each year by Solar Power World to honor the work of solar installers big and small. Solar firms in the utility,…
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MOXIE Now Certified to Install Tesla/Zep Solar Mounting Systems

MOXIE Now Certified to Install Tesla/Zep Solar Mounting Systems

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You won't believe the benefits this unique solar panel mounting style can bring to your project! In addition to being a Certified Tesla Powerwall Installer, MOXIE is now certified to install Tesla/Zep Solar Mounting Systems. This ingenious "railless" solution for installing PV arrays on composition shingle roofs provides quicker installs with reduced roof penetrations. Travis Eichelberger, the newly-appointed President of MOXIE, sees this certification as yet another way to set MOXIE apart from other solar installers. "This allows us to continue offering and installing the best products on the market," said Eichelberger, "and this Zep mounting/panel combination will provide many benefits to our customers." Benefits of Zep Mounting Hardware ZS Comp, Zep's solution for installing solar panel arrays on composition shingle roofs, offer a number of benefits including: 30% fewer…
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Is it Better to Buy or Lease Solar Panels?

Is it Better to Buy or Lease Solar Panels?

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When you're trying to decide whether it's better to buy or lease solar panels, the most important factor is your financial goals. Sure, both choices will allow you to access the same renewable energy from the sun. But, in most cases, it makes much more financial sense to buy solar panels. This could mean buying them outright or financing with a solar loan. Before diving into a comparison of buying vs leasing solar panels, it's important to note that MOXIE does not offer solar leases. Although we become rambunctiously ecstatic anytime anyone makes the switch to solar energy, we also feel that it's our responsibility to do more than just convince people to switch, but also, to help them make the best long-term financial decisions. Buy vs Lease Solar Panels…
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Understanding Solar System Calculations & Wattage Needs

Understanding Solar System Calculations & Wattage Needs

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Wondering how many solar panels it will take to power your home or business? You're in luck! This post is dedicated to helping you properly size your solar panel system and also understand basic solar energy measurements and terminology such as kilowatt and kilowatt-hour. Although MOXIE will walk you through all the important steps of sizing your system in detail, having a solid understanding of the basics will only make the process easier. Plus, we truly want you to fully understand the ins and outs of solar power! Quick note: This post explains how to calculate the number of solar panels you need to offset your average electricity usage. While this is the most common way to size a solar panel system, it's not your only option. Read our recent…
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How Long Does it Take to Install Solar Panels?

How Long Does it Take to Install Solar Panels?

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With MOXIE's Rapid Installation Team™, It's Quicker than Ever Before Once you have decided to get solar energy for your home, farm, or business, the last thing you want to do is sit and wait to enjoy its many benefits. Whether your reason for making the switch to solar is to save money on rising energy bills or to protect the environment, MOXIE understands that there's not a second to waste. Enter the MOXIE Rapid Installation Team™, an in-house turnkey solar panel installation team that utilizes state-of-the-art virtual technology to expedite every step of the go solar process. The result is a long-lasting solar array that that's installed quicker than ever before, without sacrificing quality. The newly formed Rapid Installation Team™ has allowed us to set first-contact to inspection times…
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Is Solar Energy Reliable Enough for My Home or Business?

Is Solar Energy Reliable Enough for My Home or Business?

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How reliable is solar energy? It's an important question for people considering the switch to solar because we live in a fast-paced, energy-dependent world. When it comes to your home or business, there is no time for power outages or lack of available power. Although it's a broad one, there are two main ways to look at this question – "resource reliability" and "production reliability". Resource reliability is about the availability of the energy source (sunshine) and its ability to regularly reach your panels. Production reliability is more about the ability to consistently turn that sunshine into usable electricity. This production mainly depends on the dependability of the solar system hardware (panels, inverters, wiring), as well as the quality of the solar energy installation. Of course, there must be a…