Local Family Company.Craftsmanship and Expertise you can only get from Master Electricians. Owner's Eric & Derrick Hoffman work direct w/ every customer.
Qualified.Both are Licensed Master Electricians, NABCEP Certified Solar Installers, LEED AP's, and Local Austin Natives. The Hoffman brothers specialize in Solar Panel Installation & Cutting Edge Electrical Systems.
The Hoffman Brothers are 2nd generation Master Electricians - We are LOCAL to Austin Texas!
A Licensed Master Electrician will be present AT ALL TIMES during the installation of your solar panels.
We also guarantee a NABCEP Solar Professional will by On-Site AT ALL TIMES for your project.
Austin Solar Panels get a lot of sun. We make the most of this energy by using Panasonic HIT Solar Panels!
The most common roof type in Austin Texas. This roof is easily flashed for solar panels.
Solar Racking attaches directly to metal roof seams, requiring NO roof penetrations!
We use premium solar flashing that is designed and engineered for tile roofs.
Austin Residential Solar can be placed on the ground if your lot is large enough.
How Solar Works:
Solar Panels utilize the Photovoltaic (PV) Process, where electricity is created when the panels are exposed to sunlight. Solar Inverters push the generated solar electricity into our homes electrical. Learn More
Solar Cost & Size:
How much does solar cost? What size system do I need? Our Solar Cost page shows the average solar cost in Austin TX for common solar system sizes.
Federal Tax Credit
A 30% Tax Credit is available for the entire system cost until December 31, 2019. Taxable Income is needed to apply the credit. Use IRS Form 5695 and Consult a licensed CPA to check your eligibility.
Property Tax Incentive
Texas Law prevents a Property Tax increase on the value of your Solar Panels.
Electric Companies have their own incentives and billing structures for Solar Owners. Austin Energy Information can be found below.
You will have many options when it comes to solar panels. Visit our Solar Panels Compared page to see how 2018’s latest Solar Panels stack up!
3 types of Solar Inverters are common in the Austin Solar Market. We display the pros and cons of each on our Solar Inverters page.
Solar is a big investment. HESOLAR LLC’s Module Level Monitoring allows you to track the production for EVERY Solar Panel.
Residential Solar Rebate:
AE has a flat rate rebate of $2500. The Solar Panel Installation will have to comply with guidelines and the home owner will be required to participate in an online solar education course. The quiz is under an hour and well worth the rebate!
HESOLAR will assist with all Solar Austin Energy Rebate documents… we make the process of going solar easy.
Austin Energy Billing:
(Very Important!) Austin Energy has a different billing structure than surrounding utilities. They use your existing electrical meter and add a solar meter. Your solar meter will keep track of solar production and apply the Value of Solar rate to solar production.
AE Value of Solar Rate:
This is the rate that AE will credit your solar energy production. The current Residential rate is $0.097/kWh and will be in place until 2021. You can check the current rate on the AE Solar Solutions Page.
Paying in full is the cheapest way to purchase to solar. If you need to finance your solar system then we recommend using Velocity Credit Union if you are an Austin Energy Customer.
We Can Help: The Hoffman Brothers make the rebate process simple. HESOLAR includes Rebate, Permitting, and HOA assistance in their pricing.
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