Consider changing out your windows when you install a solar energy system. Installing energy efficient windows will help your home be easier to heat and cool, maximizing your energy savings. Since you will now be providing your own power, it is a good idea to save energy wherever you can.
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.
Across North America, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) create the pathway for individuals and organizations to green their power. Since the late 1990s, …
Carefully consider the types of solar panels you plan on having installed. Long ago, if you didn't have enough roof space, you'd need very expensive high efficiency mono-crystalline panels. There are now more advanced polycrystalline panels and even thin film panels. If you've got enough roof space, you might wish to look at the size of the panels in relation to their output capacity to avoid having insufficient panels that you need more of later.