It is always best to install your solar panels where they will get the most sunlight each day. It is important to check regularly for trees that may be overshadowing solar panels due to growth.
When the space and resources are available, your best bet for maximum solar energy gathering is a panel system with sun tracking. This type of system tracks the sun's movement across the entire day, and even the entire year. This may cost you a little more at first, but the results in the end are worth it.
This video on Passive Cooling and Heating of buildings looks at Solar Chimney and Trombe Wall. A solar Chimney is employed in the building can greatly …
Do not be discouraged at the cost of starting solar energy. You may find it pricy to get the products you need for setting up a solar energy system. But, you will find a much cheaper electric bill every month, paying off the initial start up cost and then some.