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Five Benefits of Combining Solar Panels and EV Charging at Home

Solar Panels + EV Charging

DID YOU KNOW that solar panels can power your EV charger? This means the renewable energy you harness from the sun can be used to not only power your home, but to power your commute, all at the same time! Get started with your FREE Solar Energy Assessment, HERE. In today’s world, where sustainability and… Read more »

Maintenance Agreements

Furnace Technician | Maintenance Agreements

People can go into a panic when things go wrong with their home comfort equipment. One way to keep your house in good working order is to have a maintenance agreement . For a pre-paid fee, The Hayter Group will keep your equipment in top working order. Here are some reasons why you should have… Read more »

Uniting for a Sustainable Future: Aecon Green Energy Solutions and The Hayter Group

Aecon Truck - Hayter Group Truck

For more than seven decades, The Hayter Group has been a trusted name in Southwestern Ontario – providing the installation, maintenance, and technology needed to efficiently power, heat, cool, and ventilate homes and businesses. Aecon is a trusted national brand with more than 150 years of experience building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that connects… Read more »

Is Geothermal a Viable Option for Anybody?

The Geothermal Advantage

We often hear from people that geothermal heating and cooling is not a practical choice for many people. Reasons cited are cost of installation and the misunderstanding that a large rural lot is required. Geothermal Explained: Geothermal is a combination of two words. Geo means ‘of the earth’ and thermal is to ‘heat’. The earth… Read more »

Solar Inverters 101

SMA Solar Inverter

Inverters are an integral part of a solar panel system as they are responsible for converting the direct current (DC) electricity generated by the solar panels into the alternating current (AC) electricity that is used in homes and businesses. There are two main types of inverters: string (or centralized) inverters and microinverters. String Inverters A… Read more »

Does a Home EV Charger Save Me Money?

EV Charging - The Hayter Group

If you’re considering purchasing an electric vehicle (EV) in Canada, you may be wondering if installing an EVSE (electric vehicle supply equipment) at home will save you money in the long run. The answer is yes! Here are a few ways that installing an EVSE at home can help you save money: Lower Charging Costs… Read more »

Solar Panels 101

Solar Panels

Solar modules, a.k.a. solar panels are devices that is used to convert sunlight into usable electricity. It is made up of a series of solar cells that are typically made from silicon, along with wiring, a metal frame, and a glass cover. Solar panels are typically three feet wide and six feet tall, and each… Read more »

What is Net Metering?

Net Metering

Net metering is a simple way to save money on your electricity bill by generating your own renewable energy. It allows you to use the electricity generated by your solar panel system, to power your home or business and send any excess electricity back to the grid. This excess electricity is then credited to your… Read more »

Electrifying Your Fleet

Electrifying Your Fleet

If you’re thinking of electrifying your fleet, congratulations! You’re taking an important step towards reducing emissions and contributing to a more sustainable future. However, transitioning to electric vehicles (EVs) also means you need to consider charging infrastructure, specifically, Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE). Here are some things to consider when installing EVSE for your fleet:… Read more »

5 Benefits of Installing a Battery Back-Up System for Your Solar Panels

No Need for Backup Generator

A battery back-up system for your home can provide several benefits that can help keep your household running smoothly and efficiently, even in the event of a power outage. These systems work by using a battery bank to store electricity, which can then be used to power your home or business in the event of… Read more »