Xavierre Harquin Roof Panel September 13th, 2018 - 21:17:45
Lets face it todays economy is not in the greatest of shape. With the high cost of living more and more people are turning to renewable energy generation for their homes. One of the main sources of renewable energy that seems to be the most popular is having a solar roof panel installed on your home. Having a solar roof panel is an extremely efficient supplier of energy. You will see the benefits within your first months of usage. You will be free from the hold the utility companies have on you and the instability of global energy markets. With residential electric rates rising faster than ever you will not need to worry.
It takes some time and experience to get familiar with using these panels. But the pain must be overcome as discerning buyers will soon start clamoring for the benefits and cost saving that comes from a green effective roofing solution. It is very often the case that all of the talk about house solar panels is purely about the environmental benefits and going green at home. Rarely do we hear about the financial benefits of installing solar roof panels.
One of the first things you should consider is placement. Where will the solar roof panel receive the most amount of sunlight? Facing the panels south is the best choice for optimum energy. Never face them to the north. You should make sure that you check with your local building department before you install the panels. Some areas require you to have a special building permit. Make sure you tilt the solar roof panel in relation to the latitude in which you live. There is a rule of thumb to follow for efficiency. 0-15 degrees latitude: 15 degree tilt 15-25 degrees latitude: tilt degree = same as latitude degree 25-40 degrees latitude: tilt degree = latitude degree + 5 degrees 40+ degrees latitude: tilt degree = latitude degree + 20 degrees
Solar roof panels are attached to your roof and sit about three or four inches above it on a light metal rail system. As a side benefit the panels protect your roof to some extent thereby extending its life and saving you money. The panels also serve to shade the roof in summer and they allow air to flow between the panels and the roof itself which in turn can mean that you need less air conditioning to cool your house again saving you money and also saving wear and tear on your air conditioning units. Solar roof panels also look attractive and these days they usually have a useful life of at least twenty-five years making them well worth considering as a wise investment on your home.