Many solar systems require little or no maintenance to operate smoothly throughout the year, but you should have them service occasionally. Dirt, leaves and dust can accumulate and reduce the amount of power that your system can produce. Have a licensed installer come out regularly to preform maintenance on your system.
A new study finds Florida is leading the nation in creating new jobs in solar energy. There is both hope, and some hurdles, facing the industry moving forward.
Solar heating systems use the power from the sun to help heat your home in the Winter. This type of system is a great option for locations that do not get especially cold. Using this type of system in conjunction with your regular heating system can save you up to 50 percent of your energy costs.
Your solar panels' density will impact their efficiency. Getting high density solar panels may cost you quite a bit, but after a while they'll pay for themselves because they produce more power. Be sure and compare densities before choosing a solar panel.