Is Direct Pay Part of Your Operations Strategy Yet?

The Sungage Financial Direct Pay Program enables you to allocate project-specific funds for supplies to be sent to the distributor on your behalf. This will help you:

  • Improve cash flow
  • Retain your operating capital
  • Install more projects without worrying about outselling your credit limit
  • Receive fast, reliable payment that is simple to track

We talked with two of our partners to learn how they are using Direct Pay to better control their operating expenses and cash flow.

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Why your electric bill is actually worth reading!

We all see our electric bill sticking out of our mailbox each month, and we tend to pay attention only to that final number at the bottom — the dollar price. That’s because, of course, it is the one that impacts your wallet the most. However, there are other things to keep an eye on too. Your actual bill is broken down into parts, such as usage, energy costs, and ancillary charges. Focusing on these factors can help you lower your bill, and provide guidance on whether solar is a smart option for your household.

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Why you want a lender who cares (about DTI)

Your business is built on your reputation. In order to protect that reputation, it’s important that you can rely on your finance partner to evaluate whether a solar loan is the right fit for your customer.

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Solar and Real Estate: How Do Solar Panels Impact Selling Price?

When going solar, a homeowner must consider many variables. How large of a system? What’s the cost? What percentage of my utility bill will I offset? What payment method makes the most sense for me? But there is one question that’s easy to forget about: How does this project affect the value of my house?

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Understanding Solar Tax Credits

A benefit of going solar is that many federal and state tax credits are available to homeowners when they purchase a system.

We’ve created an infographic to help make it simpler and easier to understand solar tax credits and the Sungage Solar Loan. This is how it all works:

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What is an NPS Score and Why Does it Matter?

Pop quiz: what is the most cost-effective way to acquire new solar customers?  

If you said referrals, you’re right!

Anyone who has sold solar before knows this intuitively. It is easier and cheaper to build a sales pipeline through customers who are delighted by their experience going solar and spread the word to friends and family. And the data backs it up: according to Greentech Media, customer acquisition costs typically run at $3000 or more; referrals drop that cost to $500 or less.

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Solar Loan Funding Models: Why They Matter

Have you ever wondered how your solar financing partners source funds for their loans? Or maybe you’re asking yourself why you should even care? The way your finance partners source their funds can have a direct impact on their ability to provide a trusted and reliable financing service. For example, do you trust that your solar loan partner will expedite your installation and that you’ll always get paid…quickly? Because financing plays such an integral role in the solar sales process, the model used by solar financiers can directly impact the customer experience and, most importantly, the success of your solar business.

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