A new flat-plate solar system available for lease allows green-minded homeowners to cash in on energy savings without the cost of a traditional long-term commitment. Freemont, Calif.-based solar system manufacturer EchoFirst adds to its current product offerings by revamping and combining them into a solar electric and solar thermal system that converts solar power to electricity, water heating, and home heating and cooling. The system can be installed on new or existing roofs and comes equipped with smart technology integration for remote monitoring. The 20-year leasing program includes solar system insurance and free replacement and repairs for major system components. For more information, visit www.echofirst.com.