Tavilla Sales installs solar panel system

08/01/2011 01:02:00 PM
Chris Koger

Tavilla Sales Co. of Los Angeles has installed a solar panel system to reduce energy costs, said president Bill Vogel.

“On a sunny day, it’s actually producing between 60 and 75 kilowatts,” he said, “which is fairly close to our usage when are coolers are running,” he said.

Since the company is on the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s tiered-billing program, “We’re eliminating the need for most of our power during the time when it’s most expensive,” he said.

Thanks to a rebate and a 30% tax credit, the company was able to purchase the $381,000 system for $93,000, which Tavilla said could be recouped in as little as four years. The company invested in the system out of concern for the environment and sustainability, but also as a prudent business decision, locking in a hedge against inflation when electricity costs are sure to climb, Vogel said.



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marsela McGrane    
los angeles  |  August, 02, 2011 at 10:43 AM

This is the way of the future and I applaud Tavilla Sales Company for their efforts and their concern about the environment and saving energy. congrats!!!

Emilio Lopez    
Veracruz, Mex  |  August, 03, 2011 at 02:17 PM

Congratulations to Tavilla Sales for setting an example in these challenging economic times, for being concerned of our planet basic needs. We can only say Thank you!

William Watson    
Orlando, FL  |  August, 04, 2011 at 01:47 PM

Congratulations Tavilla Sales. No doubt you are on a path many of us will shortly follow.

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www.solarpanels-pv.com  |  August, 09, 2011 at 06:02 AM

Thanks for sharing this. keep up the good work.I really appreciate this sharing this.Nice and informative article thanks for sharing this great info with us Solar panels

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