1. Friday Fun With The Sun

    At Mirasol Fafco Solar we depend on the sun for our livelihood. As earthlings, we tend to take the sun for granted. We are pretty sure we know exactly what the sun does; we know it is shiny, we know it makes plants grow through photosynthesis and we know that if you stay outside for too long you will burn your skin. We believe the sun is the most useful of celestial bodies, I mean, Alpha Centauri …Read More

  2. Getting Off The Grid

    As far a renewable energy is concerned, there are a very limited number of options available. The electric revolution is just beginning to show promise in the automotive industry and that is due to drastic advancements in battery storage capability, which we discussed in our previous blog. As far as your home is concerned, the options are somewhat limited to solar, unless of course you live in an …Read More

  3. Solar and Battery Storage

    As you know by now Mirasol Fafco is in the solar business. We are South Florida’s premier energy company. Our solar solutions are proven to provide an eco-friendly option for reducing the environmental impact of the power infrastructure that is not run off of sustainable energy. The sun is a valuable source of energy and harnessing it in the proper way is critical to utilizing this ideal power s…Read More

  4. The Truth About Amendment 1 and Net Metering

    In this three-part series, we have taken a closer look at Amendment 1 and how Florida’s voters and the solar industry will be affected by it should it pass. If you missed the previous articles, you can find them here and here. Today we are going to finish this series by examining net metering in more detail and why big utility companies back the plan to eradicate it. Is Net Metering Unfair? The …Read More

  5. How Florida’s Big Utility Companies Plan to Destroy Solar Energy

    Amendment 1 is backed by big utility companies like Florida Power & Light as well as Duke Energy. These companies are throwing their support behind this amendment because they are the ones who stand to gain the most should it pass. Big companies like this already monopolize the industry, profiting from the sale of electricity. Without strong competition from the solar industry, there is no inc…Read More

  6. About Amendment 1

    This November, Floridians will join Americans all over the country and head to the polls to vote on decisions that will have an impact extending far into the future. This voting season, Florida is being faced with a particularly crucial challenge: Amendment 1. There are proponents on both sides of the issue, and the rhetoric coming from both sides of the aisle can leave voters with conflicting inf…Read More

  7. Why Heat Your Pool At All?

    The benefit of having a pool to swim in year-round is hard to argue with. During times of cold, chilly weather, the pool is open for business and optimally heated. As stated previously, Florida experiences enough temperature changes to make you consider purchasing a pool heater. If you couple this with the economic benefits of solar heating, you have a no-brainer. However, is having a pool at opti…Read More

  8. Keep Warm, For Less

    During the winter month, Sarasota can get as chilly as 50 degrees. For those folks that live in the cooler climates, 50 degrees is a God-send in the cooler months, but for the residents of Florida 50 degrees is far too chilly. You may want to heat your home to make it that comfortable 70-80 degree heat that you are so accustomed too. You may even want to heat your pool so that you can take a comfo…Read More

  9. Heat Your Pool For Less

    You live in Florida where the weather is hot and humid. Naturally as a form of survival, your home has pool. There is nothing more refreshing and relaxing than taking a dip in the pool on a hot summer afternoon. In those warmer months, the sun will naturally heat the water in the pool to a comfortable temperature. But what about those winter months when you want to do water aerobics in a pool that…Read More

  10. Benefits Of Going Solar Continued

    In our previous blog we discussed some of the main benefits of switching to solar energy in your Sarasota home: The investment and the savings. Today we will be diving deeper into that conversation as we cover payback periods, guaranteed performance, and preserving the environment. Financing If you do choose to finance your solar energy system, the interest rates are low making it easy to make aff…Read More