There are several factors that determine whether your home is a candidate for solar power. Your roof design matters, the best roofs for solar are those south-facing with enough space for solar panels. The solar panels need to retrieve the sun;s ray;s most of the day and not be shaded by trees or other obstructions. […]
Most often, the answer is no. More than 40 states have Solar Access Laws providing varying degrees of protection against restrictions anyone can place on your solar system. Work with a certified installer to learn more about the laws and policies in your area.
When the best design and installation practices are followed your roof will maintain its integrity. With many roof types there are no additional attachments to the roof facing.
It is not recommended to install your own system. The process requires qualified electrical and roofing expertise to ensure the system is safe and optimally designed for maximum possible production.
We know the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, but in the Midwest, the sun is always to the south. So ideally, the more we can point panels facing due south, the better. However, in some cases we are not able to have panels facing directly south. No worries, you can […]
Roof mounted solar systems are common but there are other options in most cases. Systems can be mounted on a frame which is built on the ground or in some cases single poles can be used as a mounting mechanism. Which solar mounting or racking system is right for you greatly depends on your home […]