Don't look at solar panels as a do it yourself project. You are putting serious funds into these panels, and any mistake can be very costly. Find the right help. Do your research online to come up with the best installers out there near you and interview a few before making any decisions.
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.
The solar hot water panel I got a couple of years ago burst because of overheating one day when I was away, so now I’m repairing and redesigning it so it won’t …
The efficiency of a solar energy system varies a lot depending on its exposure to the sun. If you live in a sunny area, your system should produce enough energy to cover all your needs but solar energy might not be such a good investment if you live in an area where the sky is usually filled with clouds.
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.