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Solar energy helps homeowners save money on electricity costs, reduce their carbon footprints and help curb greenhouse gas emissions.  Sentinel Solar provides resources to help you install solar energy systems, chose effective incentive programs and guide you towards achieving energy independence.

Offset Energy Costs

Net metering systems are connected to the local utility grid, and enable eligible customers to reduce their net energy costs by exporting surplus generated electricity back into the utility grid for credit against the electricity they consume.

Net Metering Benefits

Net Metering is a type of grid tied solar installation that is connected directly to the homeowner’s electrical panel.  When the homeowner’s solar panels produce electricity, it can be used directly.  But in the case where more electricity is being produced than it is being consumed simultaneously, the extra electricity will be sent back to the grid, earning the homeowner credits in exchange.

The Net Metering system is simple and cost effective.  You get real value for the energy produced, without having to install a second meter or a battery storage system.  It allows homeowners and businesses to produce energy, which takes some of the pressure off the grid, especially during periods of peak consumption.

With rising electricity costs, Net Metering is becoming an attractive option for more homeowners.  This is because the more the price of electricity increases, the more they can benefit from having a Net Metering system. Plus there is the added convenience of being connected to the grid. If the produced power doesn’t meet demand, extra electricity can always be drawn from the grid.

bar graph showing how net meter works

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Energy Independance

Off-Grid solar power systems designed for either homeowners who are located out of power/utility grid reach, or for those who want to achieve energy independence.  Designed to be 100% self sustaining, these systems are not affected by any outages that would occur with a grid-tied solar generating system.

Off-Grid Benefits

As the name implies, the systems are completely cut off from the grid, with no connection whatsoever.  The system relies on batteries to store the power generated by the solar panels for use when the system is not generating enough to sustain household functions, for example, at night.

An off-grid system can be installed virtually anywhere, as long as there is sun exposure.  The homeowner will not be receiving any power bills at all, making it a free power solution for your home.

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Power when you need it

Sentinel Solar designs and manufactures complete storage solutions consisting of battery/inverter systems that can operate loads such as lights, entertainment systems and appliances.  Whether you plan to save power from the utility grid or solar power, our backup solutions have you covered.

Back-Up Power Benefits

A common concern about installing a solar system is the desire to have back-up power in case of utility power outages.  Residential solar systems with battery back-up are less expensive than off-grid solar systems.  Where going completely off grid requires a back-up power source, such as a generator; In a hybrid solar system with back-up power, the household doesn’t need to back up their entire electrical panel – only the loads they deem as necessity, such as a refridgerator, lights and heating systems, or in some cases life-sustaining medical equipment.

With new innovations in solar systems with battery back-up, new ways to save money for the homeowner have entered the market.  The peak charges of time of use billing can be diminished through the careful set-up and usage of a battery based storage system alongside a solar array.  With a grid interactive inverter, homeowners can now charge batteries during off-peak rates from the utility grid to be used once the price of electricity peaks.  Or, they can charge their storage system from the solar array during the off-peak times of the day when utility rates are low, then use the stored energy to curb the on-peak rates.

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PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE

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BEFORE USING OUR WEBSITE, PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY.

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Sentinel Solar Corporation and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this site. Sentinel Solar is committed to providing safe web sites for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. Sentinel Solar complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

There may be links from our site to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our site and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our site may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. Sentinel Solar does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.

Although you are not required to register to access our website you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our site. Your use of our site signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our site. Your continued use of the site signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.

We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, contact forms and the like. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, or to resolve complaints or concerns.

HOW DOES COMPANY USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?

Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our site may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our site and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our site to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our site; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.

PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OFFERS

With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by the Company provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. Sentinel Solar uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors' information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

Sentinel Solar will not disclose personal information that you provide on its site to any third parties other than to a Company agent except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order, and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case the Company may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities. Please note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of Canada and may therefore be subject to different privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different than those that apply in Canada.

COOKIES

Sentinel Solar, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called "cookies" on its site. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the site may not function properly if you do so.

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE

Sentinel Solar considers the protection of children's privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our site or help-seeking information lines.

PROTECTION OF INFORMATION:

Our Commitment to Security. We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. Sentinel Solar applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.

STORAGE OF INFORMATION:

Personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at Sentinel Solar, or hosted by third parties who have entered into agreements with us that require them to observe our Privacy Policy.

POLICY CHANGE:

If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our Site so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you, how we use it and the circumstances under which we may disclose it.

ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY:

By using this Site or any other Sentinel Solar Site or interactive banner ads, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.