Check for government certification on any solar panel you are considering buying. Consider this tip a must. The government's seal of approval lets you know that these panels are deemed quality and efficient. Plus, some of the financial benefits of using solar panels (tax credits, etc.) rely on using certified panels.
In conclusion, the environment and you, in general, can greatly benefit from solar energy. Take advantage of a natural resource that benefits everyone. Use these tips to help with your energy usage.
Once you have solar energy panels installed on your home, make sure that you keep them clean. Many people do not realize a cleaner panel will attract more of the sun's energy. Depending on the area you live in, you should wash your panels every two to four weeks or so.
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