Posts Categorized: News and Tips

5 Benefits to Having a Licensed Electrician Install Your Home EV Charger

Aecon Electrician

If you own an electric vehicle (EV) and are considering installing an Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) at your home, it’s important to have a licensed electrician handle the installation. Here are five benefits to having a licensed electrician install your home EVSE: Safety Installing an EVSE requires working with high voltage electricity, which can… Read more »

Hayter Solar Academy

Black Residential Solar Panels - The Hayter Group

Are you considering switching to solar energy for your home or business? Look no further! In this Solar 101 series, we will provide a comprehensive overview of solar panel systems and the equipment needed to harness the power of the sun. But before diving into the specifics, let’s first discuss the history of solar technology…. Read more »

Assessing Your Commercial Building for EVSE Installation

Commercial Building - EV Charging Installation

What You Need to Know As electric vehicles become more popular, many businesses are considering installing EVSE (electric vehicle supply equipment) at their commercial buildings to cater to EV-driving customers and employees. However, before installing an EVSE, it’s important to assess your building to ensure that it’s a good fit for the installation. Here’s what… Read more »

3 Reasons to Install an EVSE at Home

EVSE at Home

As electric cars become more popular, many homeowners are choosing to install an Electric Vehicle Service Equipment (EVSE) at home. An EVSE is a charging station that allows you to charge your electric car at home, and there are several compelling reasons to consider installing one. 1. Convenience One of the main reasons to install… Read more »

Renewable Energy Investment Tax Credits

Electric Car | Solar Panel

The 2023 Federal Budget was recently announced and is bringing exciting news for the renewable energy industry across Canada. The industry welcomed the introduction of refundable investment tax credits (ITC) for renewable energy and green hydrogen investments, which will boost the competitiveness of Canada’s renewable energy industry. Here at the Hayter Group/Aecon Green Energy Solutions,… Read more »

Do Solar Panels Work in the Wintertime?

Solar Panels in the Winter

Solar energy works by capturing the sun’s energy and turning it into electricity for your home or business. While the sun may not be as strong during the winter months in Canada, solar panels are still able to generate electricity, though at a potentially reduced capacity. During the winter, the days are shorter, and the… Read more »

How To Go Solar

How to go Solar

Congratulations on considering solar energy for your home! Making the switch to solar is a big decision, but it can also be a rewarding one. Here are the steps you’ll need to follow to get started: Step 1: Determine if Solar is Right for You Before diving into shopping for solar panels, it’s important to… Read more »

Top Five Reasons to Go Solar in 2023

Five Reasons to Go Solar

Are you considering going solar in Canada in 2023? If so, you’re making a smart decision for a variety of reasons. Not only can solar energy save you money on energy costs and protect the environment, it can also increase the value of your property and offer government incentives. In this post, we’ll delve into… Read more »

Solar with Battery Backup

Solar Array - The Hayter Group

This solar array was installed by The Hayter Group for a client near St. Thomas, Ontario. The system features state of the art Sol-Ark hybrid inverters and a battery backup system by Fortress Solutions. Sol-Ark Inverter Solar arrays produce DC (direct current power). An inverter converts the energy produced by your solar panels to AC… Read more »

Ductless Splits

How a Ductless System Works

More and more homeowners and businesses are using Ductless Splits for cooling. They are very common in Europe and many Canadians are not familiar with them. A Ductless Split consists of a wall-mounted unit in your home. It’s usually mounted near the ceiling on the second floor. You also have an outdoor condenser, which can… Read more »