The Essentials of Planning Your Solar Power System
Harnessing solar energy to power your home is a great way to cut energy costs. To get your solar power system right, you have to spend time planning to determine how much energy you need to generate.
Good solar designers assess climate particulars to enhance system performance. Climate includes elements such as temperature, precipitation, and wind speed, among other things. When determining whether [MORE…]
Plotting a sun chart tells you how much direct sunlight you can expect over the course of a day so you can determine whether solar power is a viable option where you live. Sun charts are easy to plot and [MORE…]
After assessing your solar power needs and the amount of solar gain you can expect, you can turn your attention to mounting your solar collectors to gather as much sunlight as possible. You always have [MORE…]
Installing a solar system to power your home is an involved process. Even though you’ll be hiring a professional, it helps to understand what’s going on. Expect the entire process of installing a full-scale [MORE…]
You could install your own photovoltaic (PV) solar power system. Many self-installed systems work just fine, and the owners are happy with the results.