Fanette Rheaume Roof Panel September 18th, 2018 - 22:29:42
The advancements in solar technology has helped in creating more efficient and light weight solar cells that make solar roof panels a more practical choice for the ordinary households. Solar cells of the solar roof panels are able to convert sunlight into solar energy which can be used for providing electrical energy to your home. These solar shingles or solar roof panels are meant to replace the regular shingles of your home thus providing a waterproof coverage to your home and also generating electrical power as an added advantage. As far as their installation is concerned a solar roof panel is easiest to install. The most common sizes used by households are 4 by 8 foot or 4 by 4 foot.
When the sun hits the glass it heats the glass up quickly yet evenly which in turn heats the water. Once heated to proper temperature the water is released and pumped to the desired location(s) for it to be used. In an office setting this would likely be to sinks for washing hands or dishes in a cafeteria or for vending machines that make coffee and other hot drinks. Another business that uses these panels for hot water is laundromats which can then pass on a savings to their customers. Finally businesses often will use a forced-water heating system to keep the building at the right temperature throughout the year.
Newer solar technology has produced solar cells which can produce up to twenty percent efficiency a vast improvement of the seven to ten percent produced by the older solar cells. This improvement has improved the economics of solar power and makes the investment of a solar roof a more viable choice than previous systems. Using new technology your homes roof can provide not only protection from the elements it can be a valuable source of electricity. Make use of the sunlight falling on the roof which now goes to waste by using it to power all those electrical gadgets so necessary to modern life.
Prices of solar roof panel systems vary according to the system you buy. Systems with higher levels of efficiency will obviously cost more. Retailers who sell this merchandise as well as manufacturers of the same can help you choose the appropriate system for the size and construction of your home or business as well as suggest the type of mounting that will suit you best. If you like to travel and spend a lot of time outdoors you may want to look into compact solar panel units that can be used during camping trips vacations day hikes etc. to power your cell phone laptop or other small appliance.