Why Use Solar for Storage Facilities?
The self-storage industry is booming. And with this growth comes increased competition! et your business apart—and cut costs—by investing in a solar system.
Available Tax Credits and Savings
Qualifying businesses can offset the cost of their new solar systems with the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC), which covers 26% of the total solar installation cost. Companies also pair it with tax deductions like the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System to save up to 50% on their costs in the first year alone!
In addition, there are dozens of local, state, public- and private-sector grants and incentive programs. The Seal Solar team is always happy to help you explore potential options or complete applications.
Net Metering to Offset or Eliminate Power Bills
Maintaining storage units requires a surprising amount of energy. From lighting to climate-control, these electricity bills can quickly eat into your profits. Solar allows you to cut these costs With net metering, you can sell back excess power generated by your system to further reduce—or completely eliminate—your power bills. Depending on state and local law, you can make money!
Solar creates cleaner air and lowers your carbon footprint, features that are particularly attractive to environmentally-conscious Millennials and Gen Z consumers.
Manufacturing Solar Panel Installation Process
We conduct feasibility and cost-benefit analyses of your property to assess electrical usage, current cooling, ventilation, lighting, and the desired level of energy independence.
Our in-house engineers and electricians design a custom system for your storage facility’s needs.
We will help eligible projects find and submit grant proposals to secure as much funding as possible.
Once approved, we begin the installation process, which can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.
Will solar panels work on my roof?
If your roof is more than 15 to 25 years old, you may need to replace it before installing solar panels. Systems work best on flat roofs in good condition and can be used on nearly any style of solid roofing.
Do I receive enough sunlight?
Solar requires access to sunlight. If you have questions about your facility’s solar suitability, contact our team for a free estimate.
What kind of system do I need?
The setup depends on your facility’s size and layout and how much wattage you need. self-storage facilities often opt for systems connected to the power grid, which allows them to supplement with standard electricity or to sell the excess back to the electric company. Off-grid and backup power options are also available.
Seal Solar’s Commercial Expertise
Take a look at some of our commercial solar projects!
Powers of Arkansas
First Choice Drug Testing
Hum’s Hardware & Rental
Associated Physical Therapy
Deer Creek Mini Storage