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Q: Does this stuff really work?
by acknowledging the environmental mistakes of every post-industrial generation up to your own, and
then perhaps they won’t repeat them in the future.
A: Yes. See for yourself October 1 - 2, 2011. Take one of the many Alabama Solar Tours and ask actual
homeowners about their experiences. Can't wait that long? Review the success stories on our
page, join the
Alabama Solar Association, talk to our
Solarites, get the facts and make an informed desision.
Q: Who can help me get started?
A: Ask an ASA Solarite. These are the professional members who support renewable energy
in Alabama and who can solve your energy problems.
Q: What does it cost?
A: It's cheaper than the alternative, but it does require a substantial initial investment. If you have
a 50-gallon hot water heater, you should probably replace it with an 80-gallon solar hot water system.
Such a system would cost about $6,500 installed. Photovoltaic systems require a larger initial investment,
but they also offer the largest potential payback.