Find out what kind of warranty comes with any system you are considering. A solar energy system should last you for at least twenty years, so be sure the company you are dealing with can support it. If there is no warranty, or an extremely limited one, it may be time to keep looking, no matter how great the savings are.
The best solar panels are able to be re-positioned to accommodate the seasonal shifting of the sun. But if you have to have a fixed panel, choose the best compromise between positions that you can.
In Part 1, I go through the pros and cons of a grid-tied solar system in detail. We recently had a 9.1kw solar system installed, and even though I am not a solar …
If you have decided to install solar panels on your home, make sure that you purchase quality panels and have have a reputable company install them. Cheap panels will not produce as much energy and will not last as long as well made ones. A good installer will make sure your panels are situated properly on your site.
One of the easiest things at your home to convert to solar power is your outdoor lighting. There are many attractive solar lighting options available at your local home center. These fixtures are easy to install and are relatively inexpensive. Spend some time browsing the selections and see which options will be suitable for your outdoor needs.